There are always, always more projects to do on your home. With an eye toward the quick wins, I’ve collected a list of smaller projects you can do to spruce up your home and feel like you’re getting things done.
What does it take to stage a home? We asked the experts for their favorite tips and techniques.
Whether you’re well into bow season, prepping for firearm season or getting in your final bird and duck hunting, there’s always last-minute gear to grab. Quicken Loans wants to help boost your gear stockpile, so we’re running our Outdoor Gear Giveaway through the end of December.
Mortgage broker and loan officer are just two of the terms for individuals who work in the mortgage industry. The difference between them is basically how they’re paid.
Depending on where you are in the home buying process, you may have made a list of the features you want in your new home, the supplies you need for packing, the final to-dos of moving day and the beverage request list for all the people helping you move. But what about that other list? The one with your new doctor, pharmacy, bank, cable/Internet company and favorite coffee shop? Here’s a list of things you’ll want to think about when moving to a new location, to help make that transition as smooth and stress-free as possible.
Escrow is money your mortgage lender puts into a separate account to pay your future property taxes and insurance costs. It’s common to have an escrow account with your mortgage, but it’s not always required. Check out some of the common questions (and answers!) our escrow team receives about escrow.
There are a variety of ways your mortgage payment can be misapplied. Our team members who handle payments put together a list of some common mistakes and how to avoid them. They generally come down to making sure you clearly communicate what you’re intending to do with the money you’re sending in.
Do you live in a neighborhood with a homeowners association? Covenants, conditions and restrictions (CC&Rs) are the homeowners association’s rules for all of the homes and homeowners in that community. Let’s take a look at what CC&Rs could mean for you.
You’re probably familiar with what a foreclosure is – when a lender forecloses, or takes over, a home that they loaned money on. You may not be as familiar with the acceleration clause the lender invoked to begin that foreclosure process. So what’s an acceleration clause and what does it mean for you? Let’s find out!
Tax season is over! How was your tax-filing experience this year? I’m pretty much over the whole tax thing, but maybe it’s worth another look. Double checking your taxes is a wise choice, especially if you catch a mistake and need to file an amended tax return.