For some buyers, they may want to purchase a multi-family residence so that they may have renters pay for some of their mortgage.  Some possible problems to this scenario may be renovation costs... »
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Whether buying a fixer-upper or updating their home to sell, clients may be interested in home renovations. If it's their first renovation-rodeo, give them some guidance on where to start when hiring a... »
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MortgageSMART

Mar 6 2017

The Five Stages of Grief – don’t have to be your experience in choosing a Home Mortgage. Denial: “This can’t be happening to me.” Anger: “Why is this happening? Who is to blame?” Bargaining: “Make this not happen - in... »
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As the nation’s housing market continues to improve, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro announced today the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will reduce the annual premiums most borrowers will pay by... »
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Rain Gutters as Shelving. Mount pre-painted roof gutters on walls in kids’ rooms to display books and small toys. Marker Caddy. Cover a shoe box in attractive wrapping paper and fill with empty toilet paper rolls... »
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Speed is key in today’s real estate market. In many parts of the country, the number of desirable homes for sale is limited. Unlike what happens at your local supermarket, you can’t bet on... »
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Sometimes bad things happen to good people. Even the most financially responsible people can go through tough times, leading them to bankruptcy, a foreclosure or having to go through a short sale of... »
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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro tells CNN Money's Christine Romans why more people will be able to buy homes this year, and why that doesn't mean another housing bubble. Click here to... »
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