Home prices in the San Diego market are increasing, and it will affect many different elements of local real estate. From sales times to military housing, the price increase will have an effect (both good and bad) on the...
Getting a conventional loan after a foreclosure can be extremely difficult. Getting a jumbo loan, which involves significantly more money, may seem impossible. However, it is possible to get a jumbo loan for the purchase of a large house...
Home prices are on the rise and the federal government is responding. In a press release issued on Nov. 28, 2017, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced that they are increasing the conforming loan limits for 2018 baseline...
Construction is a costly business with extremely high investments and razor-thin profit margins. According to an article from Sapling, a financial-information website, the average profit margin for building a single-family home is 3.2%. Industrial buildings, which generally require an...
Owning real estate property is perhaps the most stable and reliable investments you can make. Property has a long history of consistent growth, but it’s not easy to purchase, as you usually need hundreds of thousands of dollars. Fortunately,...
If you are struggling with daily finances, yet own your property completely or in part, you may be able to take cash out of your home. This can be a great solution to many of your financial issues, so let’s...
If you own your home but struggle with day-to-day expenses, a reverse mortgage may be right for you. While traditional reverse mortgages are helpful for many people, they come with government-mandated restrictions. For some homeowners, these limits make typical...
We all want to improve our homes and make them more energy efficient. One of the most convenient ways to do this is through the HERO program, a government loan that is paid back through property taxes. While useful for...
Reverse-mortgage refinancing may be the right choice for your home. Traditional home loans are refinanced practically every day. If property owners took out a mortgage loan years ago when interest rates were higher, they have the option of refinancing...
Giving a gift of equity to a loved one should be a simple process, but with real estate regulations and tax laws, it can become rather complicated. Let’s look at a few of the details behind gifts of equity...