Headlines in Real Estate for week ending September 28th 2012

FHA Financing for condos, help to refinance, a return to peak for home prices, California’s Homeowner Bill of Rights and much more. Here are the real estate headlines you may have missed this week: FHA eases burdensome condo financing rules (via Los Angeles Times) The biggest source of funding for low-down-payment condo mortgages, the Federal Housing Administration, has […]

Headlines in Real Estate for week ending July 13th 2012

Will FHA need a bailout? California signs Homeowner Bill of Rights into law and much more. Here are the real estate headlines you may have missed this week: California Homeowner Bill of Rights signed into law(via HousingWire) California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law yesterday the Homeowner Bill of Rights to help struggling Californians keep their […]

Buying a Home: How Much Money Do I Need?

When buying a home, we can all get cought up in the excitement of searching for that elusive property we will soon be calling home. Open houses, scheduled showings and even new home tours which present us with so many options, opportunities and dreams of what homeownership will be like without having a full understanding […]

Next 6 Months: Best Real Estate Opportunity

Although many have been burned by the housing market within last 4 years, homeownership continues to be the best long term investment there is. Few people argue the benefits of owning your home versus renting as shown in a recent paper by the National Association of Realtors which listed the overwhelming social benefits of home […]

Killing the Housing Recovery One Bill At A Time

(Updated August 12th,2010) H.R.5981, a recently introduced bill will have some deep implications when it comes to the future of the housing recovery. This new piece of legislation will give FHA the authority to make changes to the current way of collecting mortgage insurance premiums. The Housing and Urban Development Agency announced their plans to […]