What You Need to Know About HOA Fees

Too many people fail to pay attention to the impact HOA fees have on homeownership. HOAs are serious about collecting the fees owed to them. When fees are unpaid, it can have devastating consequences for current homeowners and people looking to buy another home who left unpaid fees behind at a previous community. However, HOA

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Redfin Now Buys Homes Directly from Sellers So They Can Move On with Less Hassle and More Certainty

Homeowners in the Los Angeles metro area can now get a no-obligation cash offer for their home from RedfinNow, a radically convenient home-selling service from Redfin, a technology-powered real estate brokerage. By selling to RedfinNow, homeowners get the certainty of an all-cash offer, the flexibility to pick their move-out date, and the convenience of selling

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Economists are concerned as millennials delay homeownership

Economists are reportedly worried that millennials are not buying homes on the same timeline as previous generations, the Urban Institute says.

The Argument for Never Selling

One reality of real estate is that it is a finite commodity. You can’t make any more. You can develop existing real estate for more productive purposes and you can stretch the boundaries into still uninhabited territories.

Redfin: Home Prices Jumped in February as Sales Were Constrained by a Double-Digit Inventory Dip

U.S. home prices rose 7.2 percent in February, which marked 60 consecutive months of annual increases since home prices bottomed in early 2012, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage.

What to consider with a Second Mortgage

However, some homeowners that have gotten over the huge bust of the last of the last cycle when so many home values went underwater are again considering second mortgages.

Home ownership rates to plunge as millennials are left behind

The rate of home ownership among those aged 35-years and under will continue to fall until at least 2025, according to new research by real estate analyst John Burns.

DPR and eHome America Announce Expanded Partnership During National Homeownership Month

eHome America and Atlanta based Down Payment Resource recently announced an expanded partnership to help enhance awareness of online homebuyer education and the availability of programs for down payment and closing cost help, affordable mortgages and tax credits. Homebuyers can now benefit from a redesigned online education platform, enabling them to directly explore available homeownership

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More Homes Are Being Remodeled In 2016

Some people are remodeling in preparation for selling their homes while others are remodeling to make the home more livable for them self and their family. But make no mistake, remodeling is one of the hottest activities in the real estate industry right now. This is a real estate story that doesn’t change much. Bathrooms

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Keep Your Home California receives $383.3 Million In Funding to Help Homeowners

Keep Your Home California will receive an additional $383.3 million in funding from the federal government, allowing the mortgage-assistance program to help prevent foreclosure for more homeowners struggling with financial hardships.The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced the additional funding Wednesday, the second phase of additional funding approved for the Hardest Hit Fund program during

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