Finding extra money to pay PMI (private mortgage insurance) can be a struggle for first-time homebuyers. Here are 11 ways to avoid the added expense. —- Buying a home can feel overwhelming, especially if you’re new to the process. Not only is there a lot of new jargon to learn, but the dollar amounts you’ll […]
What is a modular home? Understand exactly what a modular home is, along with the pros and cons of buying one, with advice from modular home experts. —- Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned property owner, a modular home can offer unique flexibility and lasting quality — often for less money than a […]
As remote work continues on for many businesses and Americans weigh the risks of being in densely populated areas, will more people start to move out of bigger cities? The post Will We See a Surge of Homebuyers Moving to the Suburbs? appeared first on Keeping Current Matters. —- As remote work continues on for […]
So far, it’s been quite a ride this year, and our nation has truly seen its fair share of hurdles. The post Homeownership Rate Continues to Rise in 2020 appeared first on Keeping Current Matters. —- So far, it’s been quite a ride this year, and our nation has truly seen its fair share of […]
It’s obvious for an existing home, but deciding to get an inspection might not be as easy with a new house: Should you get a new construction home inspection?
In June, the number of first-time homebuyers accounted for 35% of the existing homes sold, a trend that’s been building steadily throughout the year.
Get a real-life 5×7 remodel cost breakdown to see how you can tailor this project to your personal budget (and be thrilled with the outcome!) —- The 5×7 bathroom is a common primary bathroom layout in many older homes. If your bathroom is one of them, and you’re itching to sell your home in the […]
Will you pay taxes on the sale of your second home? Find out how the IRS treats vacation and investment properties differently than primary residences. —- For roughly 6% of Americans, the only thing better than owning their own property is owning two of them. Investing in a second home can be a sound financial […]
The residential real estate market is remaining resilient as the country still struggles to beat the COVID-19 pandemic. (The post Three of the Latest Reports Show Housing Market Is Strong appeared first on Keeping Current Matters.) —- The residential real estate market is remaining resilient as the country still struggles to beat the COVID-19 pandemic. […]
How to recognize the personal, financial, and market-specific signals that indicate whether you should sell your rental property and move on. —- Rental properties can be a lucrative investment, providing a steady stream of income from rent payments and price appreciation — that is, if everything goes according to plan. But for most owners, there […]