Whether you’re buying or selling, it’s important to choose representation that meets your needs in the transaction. 1. Buyer’s agency When you’re buying a home, you can hire an agent who represents... Read more
DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 05, 2013 Thousands of single-family homes are being built to rent rather than sell. More home builders and investors see it as an income-generating... Read more
Here’s how to clean up your credit so you get the least-expensive home loan possible. 1. Know your credit score Credit scores range from 300 to 850, and the higher, the better. They’re based on... Read more
When you’re evaluating how much home you can afford, make sure you factor in the tax advantages of homeownership. 1. Deductions for loan fees Typically, you can deduct the “prepaid interest” you paid... Read more
By knowing how much mortgage you can handle, you can ensure that home ownership will fit in your budget. 1. The general rule of mortgage affordability As a rule of thumb, you can typically afford a... Read more