Posts Tagged ‘Home’

Renting vs. Buying a Home: 55 Pros and Cons

It’s time for yet another mortgage match-up, so without further ado, here’s a biggie: “Renting vs. buying a home.” Or a townhouse for that matter… This is certainly an intimidating […]

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What Is a Good Price for a First-Time Home Buyer?

Buying your first home can be pretty nerve-wracking. Regardless of what you pay, whether it seems like a little or a lot, there are going to be some sleepless nights […]

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How to Pay for Home Renovations: Pros and Cons to Different Methods

Most homes require work, even newer ones. And just about everyone knows that home renovation projects aren’t cheap. This is generally the case regardless of whether the job is a […]

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Home Prices vs. Recessions

There have been three recessions since the 1990s, including the Great Recession, which took place from 2007 and 2009 and lasted about a year and a half. Earlier, a recession […]

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How to Get Cash Out of Your Home in a Rising Rate Environment

In a perfect world, you could tap into your home equity and lower your mortgage interest rate at the same time. But because interest rates rise and fall over time, […]

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The Largest Nonbank Home Purchase Lender in the Nation Is a Wholesaler

Everyone wants to be #1 these days. I guess that’s no different than any other days, but the battle to be on top is growing more and more contentious, especially […]

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5 Things Home Buyers Are Doing If They Haven’t Found a Property After 3 Months

If you’re a prospective home buyer, life isn’t fun right now. The real estate market remains red hot (despite those headlines about it cooling) and quality properties are few and […]

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Average Home Seller in 2017 Made Only $39,000

While all the headlines paint a really rosy picture for the real estate market where sellers are cashing in mega gains, the average takeaway isn’t all that great. A recent […]

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2017 Was the Best Year for Home Purchase Mortgages Since the Market Peak

It turns out 2017 was a banner year for mortgages, just not all of them. A total of $ 1.148 trillion in home purchase mortgages were funded last year, the […]

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Quicken Loans Is the Largest Home Loan Lender for the First Time Ever

Anyone watching this space knew it was going to happen, but perhaps not this fast. Quicken Loans officially became the largest mortgage lender in the country during the fourth quarter […]

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