Why buyers need to act now, before interest rates increase

Economists are warning of a “big impact” that rising mortgage rates could have on buyers who’re shopping for real estate.

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.

Wave of foreclosures could hit Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico could be hit with a fresh wave of foreclosures as a three-month moratorium on repayments that followed the devastation of Hurricane Maria comes to an end.

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,

Easier Mortgages a Bright Spot for Future HomeBuyers

After a long period of not enough houses for sale and tough mortgage qualification standards, buyers could use some good news. That good news is the approval bar to qualify for a mortgage is expected to be lowered going forward

Mistakes to Avoid if You Want to Get Approved for a Mortgage Fast

For most people, purchasing a home is one of the biggest investments they’ll make in their lives. For this reason, it is imperative to carefully consider and review each

Tinkering With Mortgage Qualifications

It had to happen sooner or later. The lower volume of mortgage applications is resulting in some tinkering to find more consumers that can qualify. Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and major lenders aren’t necessarily

California wildfire victims to get mortgage relief

Homeowners whose properties have been lost or damaged by the wildfires in California this year might be able to defer their mortgage payments

Parents are refinancing their homes to help their kids win ‘bidding wars’

With bidding wars becoming increasingly prevalent in a housing market that’s plagued by low inventories, some parents and their adult children are teaming up to help them better compete.

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