Blog

How to read a potential homebuyer’s mind

Chase just released a new survey with insights into what goes on in a potential homebuyer’s mind when making the decision to buy a new home. As an added bonus, it shows how intensely relationships play into housing choices. HOUSINGWIRE.COM [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="631"] HOUSINGWIRE.COM[/caption]
Read more

Coming soon: The Tesla home battery

Electric car company venturing into residential energy storage Tesla Motors, the company that plans to revolutionize automobiles with its electric car, is planning a new revolution that aims to transfer how we power the rest of our lives. How will the home battery impact mortgages? HOUSINGWIRE.COM [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="631"] HOUSINGWIRE.COM[/caption]
Read more

Title Insurance Tips

When you buy a property, you receive a title that shows ownership. You want that title to be clear, so you don't have to worry about problems in the future. Unpaid liens, easements and other issues can put a cloud on a title and, in some cases, stop the sale from going through. Even if…
Read more

Fannie Mae launches major first-time homebuyer assistance program

Offering to pay 3% of purchase price for closing costs Having already begun buying mortgage loans that allow borrowers to put 3% down, Fannie Mae is launching a new program aimed at attracting more first-time... HOUSINGWIRE.COM [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="631"] HOUSINGWIRE.COM[/caption]
Read more