HUD could see $8.8 billion slashed from its budget under Trump proposal



The Department of Housing and Urban Development is facing budget cuts that could impact, and even force it to close some of its programs. President Donal Trump’s proposed fiscal year 2019 budget would cut the HUD’s funding by $8.8 billion,

Airbnb hosts can now use rental income for refinance applications



With many major U.S. cities busy trying to work out what kind of impact Airbnb has on local rental markets, the home sharing company is forging ahead with a new initiative that could further weave itself into the homeowner’s mindset.

Now is the most profitable time to sell in 10 years, experts say



Now is the most profitable time to sell, with rising home prices and most homeowners choosing to stay put for longer, those who do sell can generate much more

Buyers rush through mortgage applications ahead of expected interest rate increase



Mortgage rates are moving higher, and that has some home shoppers rushing to locking in rates before they edge up even more, according to a report in CNBC.

The 6 Steps for getting A Home Loan



Having a home to your name is the best thing you can have but getting from the homeownership dream to actually owning a home is a tough journey. With financial trouble right in the middle of home ownership and the fact that home ownership isn’t cheap or getting cheaper,

Granny flats on the rise as cities battle against inventory shortage



So-called “granny flats”, which generally means specialized housing units for older in-laws, are seeing their popularity surge in a number of housing-starved areas across the country, according to media reports.

Buyers drop bigger down payments to gain a competitive edge



As buyers face increased competition in U.S. housing markets, some are attempting to gain a competitive edge by offering a larger down payment. “In many purchase situations, there are multiple offers, and the buyers who have the bigger down payment are more likely to win out,” Daren Blomquist, ATTOM Data Solutions’ senior vice president, told […]

Meyer Vacation Rentals Gives 5 Tips For Having A Successful Vacation



the parent company of Gulf Shores, Ala.-based Meyer Vacation Rentals. Meyer Vacation Rentals manages more than 1,100 beach vacation houses and condos in Gulf Shores, Fort Morgan and Orange Beach, Ala., and Perdido Key, Fla.

Buying REO is different; learn the steps that make it a challenge



People have been buying and selling REO, otherwise known as foreclosures, for decades. There used to be huge real estate courses specifically designed on how to make millions buying foreclosures

Red Hot Real Estate Markets to Watch in 2018



Real estate is on the rebound as the American economy improves and Millennials start to buy their first homes and form families. An aging and decreasingly mobile population is altering the real estate market in its own way. Here are three red hot real estate market trends to watch in 2018. Softening in the Hottest […]

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