- What Is A Short Sale?
Short sales are on the rise as foreclosure rates continue to mount. Why? Because homeowners, who have fallen behind on their mortgage payments and have seen the value of their homes drop below the purchase...
- Selecting a Home Improvement Contractor
Selecting a Contractor
Home improvements and repairs can cost thousands of dollars and are the subject of frequent complaints. When selecting a contractor:
Get recommendations and references. Talk to...
- Eco-Friendly Home Flooring Options
More and more homeowners and buyers are looking for homes that have eco-friendly features. Flooring for your home now comes in many options that are both beautiful and environmentally responsible.
- FHA Loan Requirements Are Changing
FHA reform is changing the rules for securing an FHA-insured mortgage loan, but FHA loans still provide the best opportunity for those who don’t meet the requirements of a traditional home loan.
- HAFA provides new short sale and deed-in-lieu options
A new federal government program, called Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives, encourages lenders to pursue alternatives to foreclosure.
Millions Facing Foreclosure
No homeowner wants to face...
- Rural Single Family Home Loans
Section 502 loans are primarily used to help low-income individuals or households purchase homes in rural areas. Funds can be used to build, repair, renovate or relocate a home, or to purchase and prepare...
- Tips On Buying a Home
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides information on a full range of housing topics including renting, buying, selling, and home improvements at http://www.hud.gov/. Links to...
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