Using a gift funds towards one’s real estate down payment can be confusing. In this post we take a look at how gift funds work and how the source of funds may need to be documented.
Archive for February, 2014 (Page 2)
Wondering how much the typical real estate agent makes? The U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics reports the median salary is $41,990. Read more to learn about other real estate agent pay stats.
The NAHB’s report of Q4 builder confidence in the 55+ housing market brought some great news. The single-family housing segment jumped to its highest level since 2008. Click to read more.
What distinguishes a REALTOR® from a real estate agent? Find out in our latest blog post.
Several nonprofits and other housing groups offer home buyer workshops and classes. But are they worth it? And how do you know if it’s legit?
2 out of 5 borrowers shorten their term to refinance home as refinanced mortgage rates are near all time low, according to Freddie Mac.
Learn about buying a house and qualifying for new home loans after a short sale of your existing home.
HUD awarded nearly $57 million to housing authorities across the country to help families in need become more self-sufficient. Learn more about the program in our latest blog post.
From Sarasota, FL to Hoboken, NJ, Movoto’s list of the 10 Most Exciting Small Towns shows us that just because a place is low on population, doesn’t mean it’s low on fun!
Got a rental property? Not sure if you should hire a property manager or take on the responsibility yourself? Check out our post on the pros and cons of hiring a third party property management company.