RISMEDIA, November 30, 2010â��(MCT)â��If youâ��ve been through a foreclosure, you may wonder if there is hope for you to become a homeowner again. The answer is yes, but it will take a while. â��It doesnâ��t mean youâ��ll never be a homeowner again,â�� said Linda Davis-Demas, director of housing at Consumer Credit Counseling Service.
From the Indianapolis Star (November 8, 2010) Don’t let the spirit of the holidays lull you into giving burglars, muggers and scam artists a better chance to do their dirty work. Here are some tips from the Crime Prevention Coalition to help you celebrate safely this holiday season:
In a recent Forbes blog post, multimillionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson declared that today’s record-low interest rates made this the best time to buy homes in fifty years. “If you don’t own a home, buy one,” Paulson said. “If you own one home, buy another one, and if you own two homes, buy a third and lend your relatives the money to buy a home.” Read on for more...
Recent history has reframed some of what had long been taken for granted about buying a home. Namely, we’ve learned that even though buying a home remains one of the best and safest investments available, a home should not function as an ATM or a short-term speculation strategy. So, where does that leave us? A lot smarter, able to recognize an opportunity when we see one, and aware of the facts that point to now as the prime time to buy a home.
The housing market continues its gradual recovery without the aid of the tax credit. Sales are slower but growing. Although it will likely be uneven at times, slow growth is believed to be the trend moving forward. Interest rates hit a new historic low again, a major factor in helping keep mortgage payments incredibly affordable...Experts anticipate both the economy and the housing market will continue their paths on the way to a complete recovery.
People refinance their homes to save money and sometimes to pull out the cash from the equity already accumulated in the property. Refinancing makes a lot of sense for home owners who did not have good credit when they originally bought a home, but after paying the mortgage for a period of time their credit score improved. Others get a new home loan to benefit from a lower interest rate...
In her blog, Vice Chairman of Keller Williams Realty, Mo Anderson, shares true insight and perspective by looking into the heart and soul of what true homeownership really means to people! Read to find out what it really means to believe "home is where the heart is".
Sallie Mae consolidation bringing 350 jobs to Indiana. Student-loan giant Sallie Mae will consolidate operations in Indiana as part of a company-wide restructuring, creating about 350 jobs at its existing facilities in Fishers and Muncie.