Category: Buyer Tips

Thinking about buying a home after foreclosure? Here’s how you can do it If you have previously lost your home to foreclosure, or if you have filed for bankruptcy, or if both situations are true for you, you may be wondering whether or not… Read More

Thinking about buying? Here’s a guide to home-buying this spring season It’s an exciting milestone in a person’s life to be on the cusp of purchasing a first home. If this is where you are at, you probably have mixed feelings ranging from thrilled to anxious. That’s understandable, as this… Read More

Here’s some strategies for profitable residential real estate investors Residential real estate investors can see big returns, but the most successful tend to have a strong understanding of how to evaluate their options before purchasing. recently highlighted some winning strategies for profitable real estate investing:… Read More

Some changes to mortgage requirements could help you buy a home this year Will I or won’t I? An essential concern shared by prospective home buyers who need to finance their purchase is whether they will qualify for a mortgage for the amount and terms they require. Pushback against overly… Read More

Most aspiring buyers can still afford a home — but not for long Despite a red-hot real estate market, most aspiring buyers can still afford a home — if they can find one. But it may not be that way for much longer. Households bringing in at least $68,000 a… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

If you’re ready to buy, the time is now — existing homes are selling at a breakneck pace Homes across the nation are selling at a breakneck pace — reaching levels not seen since the height of the housing boom more than a decade ago. Sales of existing homes (which… Read More

Think you can’t afford to buy your first home? Here’s some programs and grants that can help Money issues often stand in the way of homeownership. A survey by rental service Apartment List found that 80 percent of millennial renters want to buy a home, but most say they… Read More