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New Programs Help Investors Buy Single-Family Homes

New programs to provide financing at competitive rates will help investors buy single family rental homes Mortgage financing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have announced programs to provide long-term financing at competitive interest rates that could encourage more investors to acquire single-family rental (SFR) properties, the National Real Estate Investor reports. “Folks who dipped
Rent vs Buy a Home in Florida

First-Time Homebuyers Shouldn’t Shy Away from the Housing Market

Here’s why first-time homebuyers shouldn’t postpone their quest for homeownership After the financial crisis, homes were on the market at a deep discount, and potential buyers were scared property values would drop further. Now the situation has flipped, and first-time homebuyers fret that escalating prices mean they’ll never obtain a home. “Housing inventories are still
Money House

5 Ways to Invest in Real Estate

Here’s 5 ways to invest in real estate for an additional stream of income If you’ve ever had a landlord, you probably don’t dream of being one: fielding calls about over-sized bugs and overflowing toilets doesn’t seem like the most glamorous job. But done right, real estate investment can be lucrative, if not flashy. It
Home Buyers

7 Things to Never Do When Buying a Home

Never do these 7 things when you are buying a home Buying a home is exciting and terrifying. After all, this is the biggest financial move most people ever make. As such, there’s a lot of room for error, and even tiny mistakes can translate to tens of thousands of dollars. The lesson here: Even the most intrepid home buyer should