Buying a home can be thrilling and nerve-wracking at the same time, especially for first-time homebuyers. It’s difficult to know exactly what to expect.
Smart homes open the doors to new technological potential, but they can also open the virtual door to intruders and hackers.
To help you along, here are the top 10 facts about FHA loans
Kelly O’Ryan, an office manager for Coldwell Banker in Lexington, Mass., recently highlighted several tips of what home owners shouldn’t do when trying to sell their home in an article at RISMedia.
Mortgage rates are near record lows and housing affordability is at its highest in years, but lending is at its lowest point since 1997. What’s more, new mortgages are down by a third compared to 2010.
A significant majority of the 108 economists and experts participating in MacroMarkets' June Price Home Expectations panel believe that the bottom for home prices arrived in the first quarter or will arrive sometime before year-end.
According to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI) report released this week, nationwide housing affordability during the first quarter of 2011 rose to its highest level in the more than 20 years it has been measured.
If you're thinking of selling your home, and you expect that the total amount you owe on your mortgage will be greater than the selling price of your home, you may be facing a short sale.
7 Reasons to Own Your Home
These questions will help you decide whether you’re ready for a home that’s larger or in a more desirable location. If you answer yes to most of the questions, it’s a sign that you may be ready to move.
5 Things to do Before Putting Your Home on the Market
Source: “Don’t Believe the Doom on U.S. Housing,” CNBC.com
Real estate is all about price, available financing, and confidence. If one of those components is absent, the market will stagnate or fall. Such has been the state of Michigan’s real-estate industry over the last three years, and now the rest of the nation is in the same boat.