Real Estate

Is it STILL a good time to buy a house?

It’s been a good time to buy a house since mid-2019, with low rates creating record affordability. But is now, amid coronavirus, still a good time to buy? Original Article Posted at : https://themortgagereports.com/64470/is-it-still-a-good-time-to-buy-a-house-coronavirus-real-estate-forecasts

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VA cash-out refinance: Guidelines and rates for 2020

The VA cash-out refinance is an often-overlooked but powerful program for U.S. military veterans who want to tap into home equity or pay off a non-VA loan. Original Article Posted at : https://themortgagereports.com/24616/va-cash-out-refinance-guidelines-requirements-mortgage-rates

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How to buy a short sale home

Buying a short sale home can get you a great deal. In fact, it should, because short sale transactions are not exactly fast or easy much of the time. Original Article Posted at : https://themortgagereports.com/36004/how-to-buy-a-short-sale-home

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How mortgage rates connect to the fed funds rate

The Fed adjourns from a 2-day meeting Wednesday. The group doesn’t set mortgage rates but it can influence them. How this week’s meeting could affect your refinance and purchase mortgage rate. Original Article Posted at : https://themortgagereports.com/17724/how-mortgage-rates-move-when-the-federal-reserve-meets

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When Does Your Home’s Siding need to be replaced?

Regarding exterior home maintenance, once your home is sided, you’re done, right?  Almost.  Depending on the type of siding on your home, and how severe the weather in your area, the life span of siding can vary radically.  So how will you know when your siding is done? Here are some of the timelines for…

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