Buying Short Sale Homes as Investments

Buying Short Sale Homes as Investments

If you were to scan MLS listings in many parts of the country, you might not even know that the real estate market (and the whole economy) was in free fall only ten years ago. In many cities, especially, the housing market has not only recovered, but has returned to...
Short Sale – A Last Resort Before Foreclosure

Short Sale – A Last Resort Before Foreclosure

In the wake of the real estate market meltdown and freefall of foreclosures in 2008-09, many homeowners, lenders and mortgage servicers quickly became very familiar with the ins and outs of foreclosure. For many, they found the short sale to be one of the last-ditch...
Housing Market Predictions for 2018

Housing Market Predictions for 2018

Back in 2008 and 2009, everyone thought the world was ending when it came to the housing market. The housing market crash meant a wave of foreclosures across the country and plunging real estate values that left many homeowners underwater. When home prices went down,...
Fintech: The Future of the Mortgage Business

Fintech: The Future of the Mortgage Business

Fintech, or financial technology, is revolutionizing the homebuying process by making it easier than ever to secure loans online. According to this report from Forbes, people will become more accustomed to automated transactions in 2018 and beyond. This will open a...
Mobile Home Mortgages: The Wave of the Future

Mobile Home Mortgages: The Wave of the Future

Many of us are accustomed to mobile banking using smartphones. According to one survey, 84 percent of Americans feel more in control of their financial lives when using mobile technology for personal finance. The next logical step in the evolution of mobile technology...