Let’s say you want something. Maybe you need a new roof on your house, or you want to take a vacation, or maybe you just have so many geeks in your life that you need some extra cash to afford all the nerdy holiday gifts you require this season. A home equity line of credit can help you with that. Using the equity in your home, a HELOC allows you to borrow, pay off and re-borrow funds that you can use for whatever you want. It’s kind of like using a second mortgage like a credit card.
Saving money on your mortgage. Sounds nice, doesn’t it? Everyone would like to either lower their payment, pay off their home sooner, or maybe even take cash out of their home. Well, Quicken Loans just made that even easier by offering the Official Mortgage Review. With a simple phone call, you can challenge your mortgage and find out how much we can save you.
Buying a home can be an emotional process. It doesn’t take much to fall in love with a house, but it’s important to consider all the factors before making a house your permanent home. Beyond paint on the walls and the size of the room, what should you be looking for when it comes to the living areas in a home? We’ll help you figure that out in just a few easy steps.
When you first step foot in a potential home, what do you look for? Granite countertops, a remodeled bathroom and…the furnace? While the heating and air conditioning units may not be the most luxurious aspects of a house, a faulty piece of equipment can cost you a pretty penny. Before you fall in love with the house with the awesome deck or the spacious living room, make sure you know what you’re looking for in your heating and cooling system.
When purchasing or refinancing a home for the first time, you’ll probably be wondering about title insurance. It is an important part of the process which you may not fully understand. You may ask yourself: What is a title company and how will their services help me? Well, we have a few answers for you.
In today’s competitive real estate market, finding a home can be difficult, and getting a bid accepted on a house can be even harder. Bidding wars are back, and knowing how to navigate competitive bids is very important.
As the self-proclaimed Quicken Loans bike evangelist (one of my team members likes to joke that I’m “vegan for bikes”), I was extremely excited when the company announced they’d be providing complementary bike sharing in Detroit to all of their 9,200 team members located downtown.
As we ease into tornado season it is important to keep in mind these 5 simple ways for you to protect yourself and your house from a tornado.
Bankruptcy is a bummer. No one has ever said “OH MAN! I’m so excited to file bankruptcy! It’s going to make everything so awesome!” That being said, sometimes it needs to be done. If you have explored all of the alternatives and have decided to file bankruptcy, it’s important that you know what your options are and how they will impact your existing mortgage, or your future ability to obtain home loan financing.
If you’re thinking about renting out your house, you may be considering hiring a rental property management company to take care of the details. But how do you find the right rental property management company? And what exactly do they take care of? We’ve got your answers!