There’s never been a better time to invest in real estate



There has never been a better time than now to invest in real estate, says MarketWatch columnist Jeff Reeves in a new opinion piece.

Millenials more likely to tap into their home’s equity



Millenial homeowners in the 30-34 year old age bracket are twice as likely to take out a home equity loan as baby boomers, according to a new survey by the Discover Home Equity Loans organization

New Home Dream: How to Know When to Build or Buy



As the single biggest investment a couple will make over their lifetime, purchasing a home is a dream come true.

Making Home Repairs to Sell your Home



When selling your home, you often need to first do perform some repairs and maintenance. Some of these you can do yourself if you have the time but many need special tools that repairmen tend to have in their toolboxes

The FHFA says HARP will be extended by one more year



The Home Affordable Refinance Program, better known simply as “HARP” is to be extended into next year, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced yesterday.

Transition Tricks: How to Make Selling Your House Less of a Hassle



The hardest part of selling your house is usually the transition into your new home. Packing and moving everything can be a real hassle.

Breaking Down Reverse Mortgages



Most of us have seen the TV commercial where some celebrity or another tells us about reverse mortgages. But what is a reverse mortgage and what can you expect during the process?

Sales of existing-homes slump in July, lack of inventory to blame



Slowed by frustratingly low inventory levels in many parts of the country, existing-home sales lost momentum in July and decreased year-over-year for the first time since November 2015, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

Unique Places to Live in the Old West



The Old West of film and stories may be lost to time, but the places and towns from those days are still around.

Home Builders Are On the Rise Across US



It’s taken some time but the house building businesses has finally started to advance. It’s not a major advance but it is moving forward. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released last week rose 2 points to 60 following a downwardly