Real Estate News

Nov. 8, 2019

Myth About Down Payment Required to Purchase a Home, Townhome or Condo

Misconceptions remain about down payments

More than 6 in 10 Americans (62%) believe you need at least a 20% down payment to purchase a home. When we asked a similar question in the 2017 Down Payment Reality Report, 44% said they believed you need to put down 20% or more ...

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Jan. 12, 2017

FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums Have Been Reduced for 2017

Do you plan to use an FHA loan to buy a home in 2017. If so, I have some good news. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced this week that it would reduce the FHA annual mortgage insurance premium (MIP) for 2017. This change will take effect ...

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Nov. 30, 2016

Higher Loan Limits on the way for 2017

On November 23, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced that it would be increasing conforming loan limits for 2017, for most counties across the country.

They are raising the "baseline" loan limit from $417,000 to $424,100. This is the first time federal housing officials have raised the ...

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April 12, 2016

Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning To Protect Your Home's Value

One of the best ways to protect your home’s value is to maintain it well. A thorough spring cleaning and maintenance routine is a great way to keep your home in top condition.

We’ve compiled this handy guide to help you break ...

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