Archived Newsfeed September 2018
The number of U.S. existing homes going under contract declined in August for the fourth time in five months, reflecting what appears to be a broader slowdown in the housing market.
Buying a home is getting more and more expensive, thanks to sharp increases in both prices and mortgage rates. That is juicing demand for apartment rentals and, in turn, pushing rents higher.
Maybe you want to freshen up your house’s look before the long winters, or a home repair has been long overdue.
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes held steady in August after a stretch of weakness in the housing market.
Interest rates for home loans appear to be climbing again, and that may in fact be what's getting borrowers back to their brokers — fear that rates could move significantly higher in the coming months.
Many flood safety tips concentrate on what you can do to prevent one, but the most immediate concern for those who are in the path of rising waters is what to do to remain safe, protect others, and maybe even safeguard their cherished things at that very moment.
The big gains in home values over the last two years are starting to slow down, but U.S. homeowners are still reaping the rewards.
9-12-18 The VA Streamline
VA loans, for those eligible, are the ideal option when coming to the closing table with as little as possible is a primary goal.
Summer is on its way out - even if it doesn't feel like it! - and fall is on the horizon. That means it's time to start thinking about how to get your home ready for winter.
Acquiring a property for rent can be a stepping stone to amazing things. So, how should you proceed?
It is easily the question most asked by anyone moving into their first home or downsizing into retirement. Should I buy or should I rent?