Top 5 Benefits of a VA Home Loan

Since the creation of the Veterans Affairs (VA) Home Loans Program, over 22 million veterans have achieved the American Dream of homeownership. Many current and former military personnel do not know the details of the program and therefore do not take advantage of the benefits of a VA Home Loan available to them. If you are a veteran or […]

Important Things To Consider Before Your Next Major Home Renovation

Last week, we shared “7 Important Considerations For Choosing Your Home In Retirement.” For some homeowners, these seven factors can be taken into account with a major home renovation, but is it worth it to remodel or change floor plans? Let’s look at this example. Let’s say you have a 4-bedroom colonial style home in a great […]

Here Is The Truth About FICO And Cash You’ll Need To Buy A House

Fannie Mae’s “What do consumers know about the Mortgage Qualification Criteria?” Study revealed that Americans are misinformed about what is required to qualify for a mortgage when purchasing a home. Myth #1: “I Need a 20% Down Payment” Fannie Mae’s survey revealed that consumers overestimate the down payment funds needed to qualify for a home loan. According to the […]

2018 Best Places to Live in America – How Does Your City Rank?

All the locations on Livability’s recent list of the Best Places to Live in the U.S. have one thing in common: that indescribable quality you find when you cross small-town charm with the amenities of a big city. At the heart of each of the locations that made the top 10—from Kansas State University in […]

1031 Tax Exchange – Insider Way To Pay Zero Capital Gains

The term ‘1031 tax exchange’ found its way into the volatile real estate tax code in 1921. Since then, it has remained a pertinent issue in real estate investment talks. Some people have utilized it to their benefit while others fear using it, probably because they are not fully aware of what it entails and […]

Hard Money Lenders – The Definitive List

Real estate investors understand the importance of leveraging hard money lenders for their deals.  The term, ‘hard money lenders’ can also be used interchangeably with the term ‘private money lenders’ as they provide asset-based loans protected, secured, and insured by real estate. Hard money lenders vs Private money lenders When discussing loan products with other […]