US home values & prices in 2017

How Will U.S. Home Value & Prices Fare in 2017?

We watched 2016 end with an increase in the interest rate as part of the Fed’s December meeting but outside of a predicted increase (or several) in the mortgage rate what will 2017 bring for home prices? 2017 Home Value & Prices: What to Expect Demand Bolsters

3 Types of Insurance You Need When Buying a Home

3 Types of Insurance You Need When Buying a Home

There are many things that can go wrong when buying a house and owning one. Most of the scenarios can't be predicted or controlled. You don't expect to have a fire burn down your home. You don't expect a major storm to come running straight

Freddie Mac’s New Pilot Program

Freddie Mac’s New Pilot Program: What You Need to Know

Freddie Mac’s new pilot program, Your Path, aims at easing income and documentation restrictions in home buying. This is expected to encourage more first-time home buyers and purchases in underserved areas where income may be more low to moderate. It takes into account the changing

Where Do Home Buyers Pay More for Closing Costs?

Where Do Home Buyers Pay More for Closing Costs?

The average homebuyer spends a lot of time considering the cost of their potential home. They counter the asking price. They ask for items to be included - or discounts to be applied - for things like older roofs and air conditioners. They shop around

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“Know Before You Owe” New TRID Changes for Home Buyers

Buying a Home? Get the Latest on TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule Curious of how TRID affects the home buying process? If you’re about to purchase a home, you may have noticed the new forms under the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule. The good news? — “Know Before You