How can you make sure your next real estate transaction is a smart one? It helps to know the tricks of the trade.
Planning on living in two places throughout the year? Make sure your will is covered in both states.
Historically low mortgage rates have made homes more affordable for buyers and sparked refinancings by homeowners.
The FHFA has increased the max limit for
conforming loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for the first time
in 10 yrs.
If you have less than 20% in equity for a down payment, you need to know how
mortgage insurance affects the cost of buying a home.
When it comes to withdrawing money from an IRA to buy a house, the rules are different for traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs.
When you buy a house, you get to deduct in one fell swoop the "points"
fee paid to get your mortgage.
Real estate taxes can be staggeringly high, especially for those on a fixed income. But experts say there are ways around it.
The IRS has some specific rules on itemized deductions for homeowners
regarding deducting real estate closing costs.
Get current news on mortgage lending, rates, down payments from real estate expert at Zillow Group.