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Don’t Get Fooled By Tricky Terms When Purchasing Real Estate

When looking to buy or sell real estate, confusing terminology can leave you feeling confused. From a multitude of numbers to marketing jargon, property listings can provide you with an overwhelming amount of information — and it’s hard to know what’s important. . . . → Read More: Don’t Get Fooled By Tricky Terms When Purchasing Real Estate

HOA : The Role Of Homeowners Associations In Housing Communities

For homes governed by an HOA, membership in the homeowners association is a condition of purchase; buyer are not permitted to opt-out. . . . → Read More: HOA : The Role Of Homeowners Associations In Housing Communities

Simple Real Estate Definitions : Right To Cancel

Refinancing homeowners are granted a 3-day “cooling off” period. . . . → Read More: Simple Real Estate Definitions : Right To Cancel

Simple Real Estate Definitions : Home Inspection

A home inspection is a thorough, top-to-bottom check-up of a home’s structure and systems. . . . → Read More: Simple Real Estate Definitions : Home Inspection

The Fed Starts A 2-Day Meeting Today. Make A Strategy.

The Federal Open Market Committee begins a 2-day meeting today. Mortgage rates are expected to be volatile for the next 48 hours. . . . → Read More: The Fed Starts A 2-Day Meeting Today. Make A Strategy.

Single-Family Housing Starts Slip 0.2% In March

In March, single-family Housing Starts were down 0.2% from the month prior, or just 1,000 units on a seasonally-adjusted, annualized basis. . . . → Read More: Single-Family Housing Starts Slip 0.2% In March

Loans For Underwater Homeowners : HARP 2.0 Now Available

The new, revamped HARP program is now available. It was officially released Saturday, March 17, 2012 by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. . . . → Read More: Loans For Underwater Homeowners : HARP 2.0 Now Available

Foreclosure Volume Slated To Rise This Spring

After a series of months during which volume was low, foreclosure filings have started to rise again. . . . → Read More: Foreclosure Volume Slated To Rise This Spring

Simple Real Estate Definitions : Tax And Insurance Escrow

Want a discount on your next mortgage rate? Tell your lender that you’re willing to escrow. . . . → Read More: Simple Real Estate Definitions : Tax And Insurance Escrow

What Is Annual Percentage Rate (APR)?

More commonly called APR, Annual Percentage Rate is a government-mandated mortgage comparison tool. It measures the total cost of borrowing over the life of a loan into dollars-and-cents. . . . → Read More: What Is Annual Percentage Rate (APR)?