The scammer offered undocumented residents a scheme to help them buy a home and then absconded with the money they gave her for a downpayment.
LendingTree asked people considering their first home about their top concerns, and a lack of inventory below $150K is driving many to consider fixer-uppers.
Reconstruction costs rose up to 7.6% between 2016 and 2018, and many Fla. homeowners might have less insurance than they need if a major disaster occurs.
The rent index jumped 36% in 13 years (2005-2018) while the typical mortgage payment fell 4%. Without fixed monthly costs, renters spend more on housing.
The week-to-week increase was .05%, and it's still good news for homebuyers. One year ago, the FRM averaged 4.47%.
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One third of Realtors say they've faced some type of safety threat in the field, according to NAR's latest Member Safety Report. In response, NAR is making it easier for members to alert each about potential threats through a new Realtor Safety Network.
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According to New York Federal Reserve Bank economists, capital costs after the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act appear to have increased from 1% to 5% for homes if the amount borrowed for financing exceeds $750K – one variable leading to the current slowdown
A 34-year-old Illinois firefighter bought his first house right out of college and now owns and manages 93 rental properties with an eight-figure total value. He does all rehab work and says his wife, a real estate agent, is the key to his success.