If you find the almost-perfect home, one that has the best location, the right floor space, and the perfect amount of rooms, but also needs repairs and maintenance, you might pass on the property. Before you disregard the almost-perfect...
Having additional living space on your property can bring many benefits, ranging from mere convenience to additional income that can last for decades. Typically, people build accessory dwelling units, also known as “ADUs” or “granny flats” on their property...
Sometimes in the dead of winter, homeowners start to think of making some changes to their home. Just to freshen up the place and move some things around. Maybe upgrade the kitchen with new appliances and while they’re at...
When you remodel a home, you can reasonably expect to increase the value of your property. But by how much? What’s the return-on-investment, or “ROI” on a remodeling project? Will you get all your money back? Will you make...
Sometimes we all need a little more space. Whether you are looking to expand the living room, add a bathroom to one side of the house, or build a complete master suite, a home addition allows you to craft...
We’ve been talking a lot lately about home renovations; specifically, we’ve been talking about how to finance your home repairs and improvements. If you’ve been following our blog, you likely understand the basics of HomeStyle Renovation Mortgages from Fannie...
You’ve finally found your dream house. Maybe it’s in a kid-friendly neighborhood, with great schools and a wonderful park just a few blocks down. Maybe it has just the right amount of land for your herb garden and hobby...
Every seller wants to get the most value from their home. In many cases, this means making updates to the property; updates that will attract buyers, increase bidding competition, and enhance the perceived value of the property, which can...
HomeStyle renovation loans create new buying options for borrowers all across the country. For many reasons, the time could not be better for using this financing, which allows you to fund a purchase and renovations in a single loan. Why...
If you want a single loan to purchase and renovate a property, two of the most popular options are HomeStyle loans and 203(k) loans, which are supported by the FHA. With knowledge on both of these choices, you can...