Are you one of the millions of Americans still thinking about buying a home this year? Maybe you think the housing market is unstable? Maybe you think homeownership is way too big of a commitment, or maybe you feel like a house is no longer a safe investment? Well, I’ve found a little news that might put some of your worries to rest.
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With more advantages of installing energy-efficient upgrades emerging daily, why wait to start making changes to your home? They’ll help save you money through tax incentives and cheaper energy bills, and, according to many real estate experts, these improvements help sell your home faster.
Not to beat a dead horse here or anything, but you should know by now that mortgage rates are crazy low. They’re not at record lows like they were last month, but they are still insanely low given how high they were last year at this time. Combine low mortgage rates with home affordability being slightly lower than the record set last quarter, and you’ll be surprised with some of the numbers you can find.
Not many homebuyers realize that some of the things they say can slow down the process, derail a sale or even cause your agent to dump you. Here are three things you should never say to your real estate agent or broker:
Today Quicken Loans CEO Bill Emerson appeared on FOX Business and told them, among other things, that the trend in mortgage rates is likely to go one way. Up.
GREAT article on Bloomberg today that we absolutely have to share with our readers. The third straight year of average declining U.S. home prices is [...]
Great video from NBC’s Today Show. Some of America’s top financial experts dicuss why right NOW is one of the best times in recent history to buy a home. They urge folks not to wait (with the hope mortgage rates may go lower). Rates are actually still extrememly low and with very low home prices in many markets across the country, now truly is a great time to buy.
With a new year beginning, many people are gearing up on resolutions like losing weight or lifestyle changes, but often forgetting to plan for their finances. Stuff that happened in 2010 may seem like old news, but the truth is a lot of the mortgage news still affect you going in to 2011.
The VA loan is one of the most popular loan programs in America. In fact, since the end of World War II more than 14 million [...]
We created our Housing Market Infographic – showing the top winners and losers in the housing market pricing game. We show the top five areas of the country where home prices have fallen. But also the top five areas of the country where home prices have actually gone up.