HomeAdvisor Releases New True Cost Report Highlighting Home Improvement Trends

home improvement

GOLDEN, Colo., June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, HomeAdvisor released its True Cost Report focused on generational trends in home improvement, the negligible impact of rising interest rates on homeowner decision making, and the growth of home improvement spending. Findings of the report show that 80 percent of homeowners surveyed plan to stay in their existing […]

How much house should I buy?

how much house can i afford

In the article, “How Much House Can I Afford?”, authored by Roger Wohlner, it starts with a simple title that poses, what the reader would think is, a straightforward question in home buying lexicon. Mr. Wohlner then delves into how most people perceive in answering this question, stating that “the best approach is to take […]

How much house can I afford?

how much house can I afford?

In the article, “How Much House Can I Afford?”, authored by Roger Wohlner, it starts with a simple title that poses, what the reader would think is, a straightforward question in home buying lexicon. Mr. Wohlner then delves into how most people perceive in answering this question, stating that “the best approach is to take […]

Reasons why housing prices are rising

Rising housing prices

The website Visual Capitalist recently illustrated that the average person living in a large metropolitan city (e.g., San Diego, New York, Los Angeles, Miami, and San Francisco) have to work more than 100 hours per month in order to afford a mortgage payment in those cities. This illustration displays the difficult reality that many are […]

How to get a mortgage if you are self-employed

Home Loan

In Jessica Merritt’s US News article, “How to Get a Mortgage if You’re Self Employed”, she details the struggles and misconceptions that self-employed people face when trying to obtain a conventional home loan. When reviewing applicants, lenders (as with all creditors) are primarily concerned with the applicant’s ability to consistently pay bills. Thus, the two […]

The future of Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac

Fannie Mae Freddie Mac

In a recent Forbes article, “What An Overhaul of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Would Mean for Commercial Real Estate”, the CEO of CrediFi, a data platform that analyzes the commercial real estate market, Ely Razin, examined $150 billion in loans that were secured by 5,000 commercial properties throughout the United States from 2003 through […]