How fast can you pick out signs of deferred maintenance in a listing? Realtor.com® recently spotlighted several red flags to watch for at an open house:
Mortgage rates continue to defy expectations, with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rate barely budging for the fourth consecutive week.
Buyer on the Offense: Various Issues to Consider when Purchasing a Property.
But is paying off your mortgage early always the best financial decision?
Sometimes it is, but for some homeowners, keeping the mortgage yields even bigger benefits.
Here are nine things that home buyers often forget to check that can cause massive headaches—and costly expenses—down the line.
What we know about mortgage rates, inventory, infrastructure plans and ripple effects from yesteryear
1. Accumulated unsatisfied demand for housing is going to persist no matter what.
2. Mortgage rates would have to approach 5.00 percent to slow things down a lot.
3. One party pulling in unison might achieve revenue-neutral tax reform and more.
4. Spending targeted toward infrastructure will provide little durable boost for the economy.
Higher interest rates this month may be spooking borrowers.
In states like California, Oregon, and Washington, home owners have seen average increases of nearly $30,000 per person.
Life is short. And while no one wants to focus on the end, forcing yourself to do so can ultimately makes things a bit easier for your loved ones—not just emotionally, but financially too. One way to deal with the latter concern is to put your home in a living trust.
Consumers across all ages, income brackets, and education levels lack awareness about low-down-payment mortgage options, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ latest Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) survey…