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...
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...
Fannie Mae’s HomeStyle Renovation program is an essential option for many borrowers. Sometimes a borrower wants to purchase a home that needs significant upgrades, repairs, and improvements, but most mortgage products only provide enough funding for the purchase of...
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...
You just found the perfect home for your exact needs. It has the interior layout you love, a large yard for children, and a western-facing view that gives you a front-row seat to vibrant sunsets. But it’s not quite perfect....
If you’re thinking of purchasing a rental property, you may already be considering the possible costs of making the property suitable for tenants once you own it. Like with all home improvements, some give you more bang for your...
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...
The HomeStyle Renovation Loan program is designed to give borrowers the option to purchase a home and make improvements and renovations to the property, all while having one single loan. This program provides simple, flexible, and affordable financing for...
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...
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...