Real estate agents can assist clients in steering clear of unscrupulous transactions, particularly in the lending industry, where they could unwittingly fall victim to mortgage fraud.
The United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development agency was established to help improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. One of the ways it is doing that is through the Single Family Housing Direct Home Loan Program.
Continuing one's education is a must to be successful in the real estate industry and those real estate agents and brokers who continue their education position themselves ahead of the competition.
A new investing approach in residential real estate called house hacking can offer new and not-so-financially-well-off investors, as well as others, opportunities in what can be a lucrative real estate investing market.
Earning a college degree, landing a good-paying job, and buying a home of one’s own has a certain appeal to it. But in an era of skyrocketing student-loan debt, many millennials are discovering they need to delay that move out of their parents’ house.
Future home buyers willing to open a BoostUp savings account can receive match money ranging from $250 to $1,500, depending on the home’s purchase price.
Investors are buzzing about real estate crowdfunding, a relatively new option that allows people to invest in commercial and residential real estate for as little as $1,000. The ripple effect could be more business for many working in real estate.
Energy Efficient Mortgages (EEMs), available through Fannie Mae, the Federal Housing Administration and Veterans Administration, allow homebuyers to make energy upgrades and wrap the cost of those upgrades in their mortgages.
Two million of the 21.9 million veterans in the U.S. are women. Pair that statistic with recent NAR findings ranking single women second-highest among home buyers in the U.S., and there's a good chance some of your clients will need information on VA loans.