Ninety Percent of Americans Do Not Regret Buying Their Current Home A new study released by Bankrate, Inc. and conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International shows that, even with home prices sliding and mortgage rates the lowest in decades, the vast majority of Americans do not regret buying their current home. Among the findings:
In the hopes to streamline FHA risks associated with the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (also known as MMI), HUD has put out three possible changes to the lending process in the hopes of making home ownership more "sustainable". Earlier in the year they proposed stepsto manage risk and boost reserves, now FHA is proposing to
We all have different reasons for buying a house. Some have to do with relocation, economics, familia status. Others just want to stop paying a landlord or catch the American dream of home ownership. But with the economy and housing market screeching to a halt the last two years, some buyers are worried that housing prices are
Many of the baby boomers that are retiring are looking to new construction homes or homes that can easily be modified to fit their aging needs. While many of the homes built around Minneapolis and St. Paul are perfect for those with families, their amenities fall short for those who need more lifestyle conscious homes.
While the tax credit has expired for most buyers, military families should know that they are still eligible for the $8000 first time home buyer's credit or the $6500 credit for current homeowners if they meet certain criteria. Members of the uniformed services, members of the Foreign Service and employees of the intelligence