It has nothing to do with the table game where you search for a murderer, but you need to get a CLUE report. This report details the insurance claims submitted on your home and car over the past five to seven years. C.L.U.E stands for Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange. CLUE is a database used by […]
The Great Recession included a banking crisis and in turn mortgage products were streamlined and others were taken off the table. With the return of the economy, previously unavailable mortgage products are now being offered. One of those products is called the “Piggyback” or the 80-10-10 mortgage and it can save you a lot of […]
You want irony? You may think you can’t buy a home right now but if you are renting you are buying a home for your landlord. Here are several factors to support this argument. Regardless of whether a mortgage is held by an owner-occupant or an investor, they are amortized so each payment made reduces […]
As identified in a recent survey*, Americans picked real estate as their overwhelming choice for investing. This is in spite of the Dow Jones industrial average reaching record highs recently. Stock came in as a third choice. Upon analysis of the recent survey*, it suggested that homes are more popular because they are a tangible […]
If you are a homeowner, your tax savings is usually realized when you file your federal income tax return once a year after you have already spent money on interest and property taxes. You may look forward to the refund as a windfall from a forced savings account. However, some people would rather get their […]
First impressions of a home go a long way in determining how quickly your home will sell. Your major role as a seller will be to make your home as attractive as possible to potential buyers – you need to be viewing your home through the eyes of potential buyers. With some time, effort and limited financial investment, you can grab the competitive edge you need to sell your home at the price you want.