The ABC’s of Real Estate

From Trulia.com 11/11/15 Home-buying and selling is stressful — and with industry acronyms and real estate terms flying at you from all directions, you may feel overwhelmed navigating your new real estate reality. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer sifting through homes for sale in Chicago, or a seasoned investor, there’s always more to learn. Trulia’s … Continue reading The ABC’s of Real Estate

Fannie Mae Buyer Incentive

They are once again bringing back the buyer incentive.   Don't Miss out for information on the program or to search for homes that are offered in the program visit -  www.HomePath.com

Report: Five Major Developments to Bolster Housing in 2015

Report: Five Major Developments to Bolster Housing in 2015. Click on the link above to check out this article. It is very informative for you whether you are a First-Time Buyer or seasoned buyer.

3 percent down

3 percent down payments are back, but are they a good idea? From Yahoo Homes 12/31/14 Do you have decent credit, a good job, and want to buy a home, but don’t have enough money for a 10 or even 5 percent down payment? Well, there may be some hope. Recently, Freddie Mac and Fannie … Continue reading 3 percent down

Under 35 homeowners to dominate housing

Millennials are moving in: under- 35 homeowners to dominate the housing market next year From MainSt.com 12/17/14 . View photo Rising rents may be forcing adults 35 and younger to do something they've been stolidly resisting: buy a home. Zillow, the real estate information service, says Millennials will comprise the largest demographic of home buyers … Continue reading Under 35 homeowners to dominate housing

Buy a Home With a Low Downpayment

How one homeowner bought a home with a $1,026 Down Payment From Yahoo Homes 11/26/14   After renting for quite a few years, Shirley Schweizer of Thornton, Colo., wanted to buy a home close to her work and for little money out of pocket. She had lost a house five years earlier because of bankruptcy, … Continue reading Buy a Home With a Low Downpayment

FHA last resort?

Federally backed loans: Is the FHA a lender of last resort? From Main Street 11/25/14 The government wants Americans to buy a home. That's why the Federal Housing Administration offers programs to help people get their foot into the door of the housing market. But is anFHA loan right for you? What are the requirements to … Continue reading FHA last resort?

You make boatloads of cash & still can’t get a mortgage?!

From Credit.com 11/12/14 When you apply for a mortgage, there are a few no-brainer items almost every borrower knows the lender will look at: your credit scores, your income and your debts.You can check your credit scores and debt situation before you approach a lender by pulling your free annual credit reports (which you can do … Continue reading You make boatloads of cash & still can’t get a mortgage?!

Why First-Time Homebuyers Should Get Their Checkbooks Ready

From Yahoo Homes 9/22/14 Investors who have been burning through big bankrolls of cash to buy up U.S. homes pulled away from the housing market last month — but that could spell opportunity for other buyers, the National Association of Realtors said Monday. The real estate trade group said the retreat by cash investors is … Continue reading Why First-Time Homebuyers Should Get Their Checkbooks Ready

How to save $17K on your mortgage with minimal effort

By following one smart tip, you can save thousands of dollars on your mortgage. From Yahoo Homes 9/8/14 Are you thinking of buying a home or refinancing soon? Then keep reading to learn how you can easily save thousands on your mortgage. Shopping - it's the American way. And if you're a savvy shopper, you … Continue reading How to save $17K on your mortgage with minimal effort