What’s FHA Home Loans

An FHA insured loan is a US Federal Housing Administration mortgage insurance backed mortgage loan which is provided by a FHA-approved lender. FHA insured loans are a type of federal assistance...

First-Time Home Buyers

As a first-time buyer, there is much to consider. Here we have a look at some of the factors that may influence your decision, including: good school systems, tax breaks, reasonable housing...

Mortgage Rules to Follow

Whether this is your first home or fourth, really understanding your mortgage and how it works is crucial. After all, it’ll probably be the biggest loan of your life! What Is A Mortgage? In the...

The World of Real Estate Markets

Real estate is ”property consisting of land and the buildings on it, along with its natural resources such as crops, minerals, or water; immovable property of this nature; an interest vested...

Top Factors For Homebuyers

Buying a house can be a daunting task, even for someone who has owned several homes. Here aresome helpful hints for the first time property buyers: Use your online resources. Almost every state...

Fighting Real Estate Fraud

Fraud and investment scams abound at all levels of the real estate market – whether it be a contractor who charges hundreds of dollars for work not done to an “investment agent” who embezzles...

Reverse Mortgages

A reverse mortgage is a home loan that provides cash payments based on home equity. Homeowners normally ”defer payment of the loan until they die, sell, or move out of the home.” Upon...

The Art of House Hunting

There comes a time when having the freedom to up sticks and move around starts to lose its shine. You begrudge lining someone else’s pockets with rent. You begin to long for something other than...

Title Insurance: Who Needs It?

Who needs title insurance? Anyone who owns a house! Title insurance is a policy of insurance that provides coverage for the title-related risks associated with real estate transactions. It is...

Post With Image

Sometimes one of the selling points a seller gives me about their home is ”the neighbours are great.” It’s something that many of us take for granted and don’t pay...

What Is Housing Сooperative

A housing cooperative, or co-op, is a legal entity, usually a corporation, which owns real estate, consisting of one or more residential buildings; it is one type of housing tenure. Housing...

A Mortgage In Your 50s

It’s not hard to find a 50-something asking the question, “Am I too old to buy a home?” The answer is, absolutely not. A couple of decades ago, the assumption was that everybody retired around age...