How does a lender evaluate — called underwriting — and determine how much you can borrow? It involves the three C’s: Credit, capacity and collateral!
Too often, getting a signed contract and putting your money into escrow is simply the beginning of what can become yet another round of negotiations. Here are five things every homebuyer and seller should know about last-minute credits.
A real estate firm is out with a list of the top events in the real estate/housing industry. Here's why YouTube and the man cave, among other milestones, make the cut.
Some experts warn that home prices could continue to decline for several years, but some buyers want to seize bargains now. Here are some tips to keep in mind as you look for a new home.
Sure, there's New York, Los Angeles, Austin, Seattle, Nashville... but there's plenty more out there too.
A new study says that borrowers are confused about key property and mortgage terms, and it could be costing them.
A report says 95% of all mortgage refinances are for fixed-rate mortgages, even though adjustable-rate mortgages may offer a better deal in short term.
Refinancing agreements don't have to add years to your mortgage debt if you choose a loan with an unconventional term.
It's a good time to look at where to buy and whether to rent out a second (and possibly future retirement) home.
The average price of a U.S. home has declined by one-third since 2006, but the good news is that things should be getting better in the not-too-distant future.