How are millennials combating affordability issues?

In a new survey from Clever Real Estate, millennial respondents said they’re planning to buy a house within the next 12 months — and many of them are considering homes that’ll save them money in unconventional ways.

Mortgage originations down among self-employed

Mortgage originations among self-employed households have fallen more than for salaried households. This decline has occurred even though self-employed persons earn more on average than salaried workers. Here we discuss several factors that influence t…

How do sports stadiums impact real estate?

At an anticipated cost of $892 million, the proposed ballpark in Ybor City, Florida, for the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team would have just 28,216 seats, making it the smallest in the major leagues. But the stadium looms large for housing in the area, ac…

How do sports stadiums impact real estate?

At an anticipated cost of $892 million, the proposed ballpark in Ybor City, Florida, for the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team would have just 28,216 seats, making it the smallest in the major leagues. But the stadium looms large for housing in the area, ac…

FHA, VA hike loan limits in 2019

On the heels of an increase in the conforming loan limits, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) have rolled out new limits on the loan they started backing January 1, 2019.

Single women are out-buying single men when it comes to housing

When it comes to putting a roof over their heads, single women have definitely broken through the drywall ceiling, according to the latest research from LendingTree.

What has 26.1M people saying bah humbug? Porch pirates

If you’ve ever had a package snatched from your front door, you’re not alone. According to new data from insuranceQuotes.com, 8 percent of the population — 26.1 million people — have had parcels swiped by so-called “porch pirates” during the holidays alone.

15% of homeowners are doing this to pay for home renovations

One in 7 homeowners are tapping secured financing, and they’re spending triple the amount a typical cash-paying renovator would, according to a Houzz-Bank of America study.

What’s the most popular state for homebuyers to migrate to?

Of the more than 2 million mortgage applications made this year through mid-November and analyzed by LendingTree, 12.4 percent of the top state’s buyers were out-of-state folks looking to relocate, according to new research from LendingTree. Find out w…

This agent is using his military experience to help other veterans buy homes

After three posts in Baghdad, Austin real estate agent, Raoul Rowe is using his life experiences to educate other veterans and help them buy homes.