Category Archives: Buy

House Flipping Flops

Daren Blomquist, SVP for Realty Trac, lays out the pitfalls and bear traps house flippers need to be aware of before entering this risky but potentially lucrative real estate gamble.

Big Changes at Fannie and Freddie

For the first time in a decade, the FHFA has raised the ceiling for loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Andy Leventis from FHFA explains why the big change is...

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Debt, Rent, and Jobs Challenge Millennials

A new survey from NeighborWorks America, a nonprofit that works in affordable housing and community development shows that 30% of those surveyed knew someone who put of purchasing a home because of...

Banks Bailing on Mortgages

For the first time in decades, the majority of home loans that are being doled out are NOT from banks. What does this mean for you and your family when it comes...

The Death of the Starter Home

Starter homes are the entry point for many first-time home buyers. But rising home prices across the country are making it more difficult for first time homebuyers In San Francisco, a “starter...