Real Estate News 8/5/19
If you’re thinking about buying a house in the next few years, you might want to work on improving your credit score. The Federal Reserve reports that 90% of U.S. home loans taken out in the first quarter of 2019 were by home buyers with a score of at least 650, and 75% had a score...
What to Expect When You're Buying a Home While Selling Your First Home
Do you remember what it was like buying your first home? If it's been several years, you'll be pleasantly surprised at how much easier it is. The days of signing piles of paper and waiting weeks for a decision are over thanks to digital mortgage.
But that's not the only thing that will be...
Real Estate News 7/29/19
Homeowners and renters alike are facing affordability issues, according to a survey from Freddie Mac, with renters hit particularly hard. The GSE’s “Profile of Today’s Renter and Owner” study showed that over half of Americans are making...
Joint Mortgage vs Joint Ownership: Do You Know The Difference?
Joint mortgages can give you access to more funding for a home mortgage than applying on your own. However, joint mortgage and joint ownership do not mean the same thing. If you're researching how to buy a property jointly, you may also see terms like "joint tenancy" or "tenants in common."...
Real Estate News 7/22/19
There’s a fresh sign that more inventory may be coming to the market, as homeowners deepen their faith in selling. The percentage of consumers who are “strongly” optimistic that now is a good time to sell hit 46% in the second quarter of this year, a significant...