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Mortgages with little to no money down

You Don’t Need 20% Down To Buy A Home
It can take ten years or more to save for a downpayment, so maybe you should stop trying. After all, you don’t need a downpayment to purchase a home.

That fact, plus a steady […]

By |February 4th, 2018|VA Smart Pocket Rates|0 Comments

Cities with the best Public Transporation

Steer clear of congestion
Don’t want to waste your life away with tedious and traffic-filled commutes? Then Eugene, Oregon, is the place to be. With a mere 19-minute average morning drive-time, it’s the nation’s single-best metro for commuters.

Cut back on the […]

By |February 4th, 2018|purchase|0 Comments

Helping your children purchase a home

How To Help Adult Children Buy A Home In 2018
Many recent studies have concluded that today’s young adults face a tougher economic environment than their parents did. Debt, unemployment and property prices make it harder for this generation to buy a home […]

By |February 4th, 2018|FHA Back To Work Program|0 Comments

ARM becoming more popular

Adjustable Rate (ARM) Mortgages Have Been Shunned For Years — But Should Be Considered In 2018
During the last few years, few mortgage borrowers have bothered with adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs). According to analysts at Ellie Mae, market share for the ARM mortgage is […]

By |February 4th, 2018|purchase|0 Comments

Refinancing Your Second Home

Low Rates, Easier Terms For Second Home Refinances
Recent low rates and reasonable home prices have prompted record second home sales.

Now, owners of second homes are seeking a refinance to lower their rate, eliminate Smart Pocket insurance, shorten their loan term, or […]

By |February 4th, 2018|USDA Loans|0 Comments

Ever considered a HELOCs or a cash-out refinance?

Cashing in on that equity
It looks like 2018 may be the year of the HELOC. According to new data from Black Knight Financial Services, Americans now have $5.4 trillion in home equity. This provides a prime landscape for cash-out refinances […]

By |February 4th, 2018|VA Smart Pocket Rates|0 Comments

How tax reform may slow luxury real estate

Take your pick
Looking for the life of luxury? Then you’re in luck. According to Realtor.com, the luxury real estate market isn’t as inventory-strapped as more affordable housing is. In fact, there’s actually a pretty wide selection of luxury properties as […]

By |February 4th, 2018|FHA Back To Work Program|0 Comments

loan limits

FHA Loan Limits Rise In Every County
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has released a mortgage loan limit update.

Effective immediately, FHA-insured mortgages are now available for loan sizes up to $679,650 for one-unit homes.

FHA loan limits are higher for 2-unit, 3-unit and […]

By |February 4th, 2018|purchase|0 Comments

Millennial home buyers

Selling a home? Know most popular buyer names
If you’re selling a home, do you wonder which generation has the most active buyers today? The answer may lie in the most popular names of current homebuyers.

A new report shows that buyers […]

By |February 4th, 2018|Refinance|0 Comments

VA Mortgage Limits

What Are 2018 VA Mortgage Limits?
In 2018, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) increased the maximum VA Mortgage it will fully guarantee in most US counties from $424,100 to $453,100.

In many additional counties, 2018 VA Mortgage limits are somewhat higher. […]

By |February 4th, 2018|purchase|0 Comments