5 Common Escrow Deal Breakers
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5 Common Escrow Deal Breakers

  You’ve put so much time, money, research, blood, sweat, and tears into finding your dream home, you don’t want the deal to fall apart at the last minute.  A survey by the National Association of Realtors® found that 1 …
Unanimous Vote For FHA Condo Legislation
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Unanimous Vote For FHA Condo Legislation

  Both the House and the Senate approved a bill by unanimous consent that will change FHA condo rules.  New legislation will streamline the FHA’s certification requirements, relax owner-occupancy requirements, and make condo financing more accessible.   On July 14, …
Property Tax Benefit For Seniors
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Property Tax Benefit For Seniors

Two California initiatives provide senior residents with property tax savings.  If you are over 55, find out how to transfer your property tax rate to a new home!   California has a program where senior residents can roll-over low property …
Demand Wanes For Luxury Homes
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Demand Wanes For Luxury Homes

  A surplus in the market of high-end homes may mean big deals for homebuyers.   The U.S. has seen a growth in inventory of high-priced homes.  Homes for sale between $500,000-$750,000 rose 15.9% in March compared to the same …
Buy Your Home With Only 1% Down
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Buy Your Home With Only 1% Down

  In an effort to provide as many options as possible to potential homeowners, Quicken Loans has collaborated with Freddie Mac to provide a purchase mortgage loan that only requires a 1% down payment.   Here is yet another example …
What Is A Home Warranty?
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What Is A Home Warranty?

  Whether you are buying your first home or selling a home and moving into another, a home warranty could be a valuable protection for your finances and your peace of mind.   A home warranty plan appears on the …