Century 21’s blog recently reviewed the pros and cons of these popular options.
Check out a summary of the most recent Mortgage Bankers Association report.
The NMHC survey…found that renters are willing to pay an extra $31 a month to live in a building that includes “sustainability/green initiatives.” Also, they will pay an extra $26 a month to live in a building that recycles. Click HERE for more on this story.
You may be in the habit of plugging in your smartphone to charge it whenever your battery gets low or, simply whenever you have time. But overcharging a battery can hurt its lifespan. So, when is the optimum time? Read on…
About 50,000 struggling home owners could be eligible to have their mortgage balances reduced under a new plan to be unveiled by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, The Wall Street Journal reports. The plan was approved by the Federal Housing Finance Agency and is expected to be formally announced “within the next few weeks.”
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Does Columbus, Ohio make the list?
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Forbes.com compiled its annual list of America’s Fastest-Growing Cities by ranking the 100 largest metro areas and their surrounding suburbs. For its rankings, they factor in population growth for 2015 and 2016, year-over-year job growth for 2015, the metro’s economic growth rate, unemployment, and median annual pay for college-educated workers in the area.
Click HERE to see the list.
The Federal Trade Commission and the National Association of REALTORS® issued a warning to consumers to be mindful of a growing mortgage closing phishing scam that could leave buyers with no down payment.
For more information about this scam, read this ARTICLE.
A new survey shows they’re coveted amenities among home shoppers. Architects recently surveyed by the American Society of Landscape Architects pinpointed fireplaces and fire pits as the number one outdoor design element for 2016.