The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act

Last week, The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act was signed into law hard-fought legislation that will limit flood insurance premium increases.  The president's signature finalizes a nearly two-year effort to combat large premium increases for millions of flood … [Read more...]

3.5% Closing Cost assistance is available! Act now!

Fannie Mae is offering up to a 3.5% closing cost assistance for owner-occupant buyers  who request the incentive at their initial offer during the First Look™ period, purchase a HomePath property in select states on or before March 31 and close by May 31, 2014. For a … [Read more...]

How to buy a short sale property

Buying short sales is similar to buying properties from a private party except that the offer gets submitted to the seller's lender for approval after the sellers accept it. Obtaining this approval and walking your offer through the proper channels at the seller's bank is … [Read more...]

Buying Bank Owned Property (REO)

Buying bank owned property, also called REO property (Real Estate Owned property), is significantly different than buying a short sale where the borrower's property has not yet been foreclosed. In making an offer on a bank owned property, you are making an offer directly to … [Read more...]

8 Tips for Buying A Home This Holiday Season

With the holiday season quickly approaching, there are many advantages to purchasing a home before the end of the year. With less competition and the slower real estate season in full swing, now could be the perfect time to move on the house of your dreams. Follow these tips … [Read more...]