Changes to FHA mortgage rules

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​Federal Housing Administration home loans are making some improvements that will benefit buyers.Under the updated rules, borrowers will likely save money at closing and over the long term of their loan.
Long Island's Zombie Home Problem

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​A report in Newsday found that Long Island led the state and ranked high in the nation for the number of "zombie houses." In 2014, reported data showed some 1,960 zombie homes in Nassau County and 2,084...
The American Dream - Home Ownership

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By Karen ArenaSaving for 20% down may cost more in the long run.How can prospective homebuyer's, especially first-time homebuyers believe in the dream of homeownership considering how long it takes to save for...
VA Home Loans - The Basics

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What is a VA Loan?The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) home loan guarantee program is designed for military personnel, veterans, and military families to give them a home buying opportunity in consideration...
Credit Reports for Mortgage Loans Get an Update

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New Credit Reporting Changesby Karen ArenaThanks to a recent change by major credit rating agencies, mortgage lenders can now look at whether you pay off your bill every month or keep a balance. That means...
What They Fail To Tell You On Realty TV Shows

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Many Realty TV shows make it seem that there are easy riches to be gained in flipping homes. Several of the stars from these shows have recently started selling their systems at seminars around the country....
Common Questions From Sellers

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Selling a home can be very complicated, and things have changed since owners last purchased a home. It's important to get the most updated information before listing your home.Realtor.com® recently asked real...