Real Estate News 12/10/18
The number of For Sale by Owner transactions fell to a record low of seven percent of all home sales in 2018, down from eight percent last year, according to the National Association of Realtors®’ 2018 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers....
"What Does My Homeowner's Insurance Actually Cover?"
There’s quite a bit of misunderstanding about homeowner’s insurance and how much protection it offers you, the homeowner. Depending on the type of loan you have, whether conventional or government funded, you’ll be required to insure your home in case of a...
Real Estate News 12/3/18
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced the maximum conforming loan limits for conventional conforming loans to be acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2019. In most of the U.S., the 2019 maximum conforming loan limit for one-unit properties will be $484,350,...
What You Must Know About "Rent-To-Own" Homes
If you've browsed home sale listings, you've probably seen ads for "Rent-to-Own or "Lease-to-Own" homes. These agreements are similar to traditional rental contracts. However, they also give you an option to purchase the rental home.
Curious as to what renting-to-own involves or...
Real Estate News 11/26/18
With more and more renters feeling the affordability crunch, there seemed to be some light on the horizon recently with the steady rise in rents appearing to finally slow down over the last few months. Never mind. As it turns out, rents are still going up and...