In a recent post on Mortgage Daily News, Matthew Graham explains the hard-to-understand new fee structure by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Graham writes, Seemingly overnight, the internet is awash with news regarding a “new,” unfair tax on mortgage borrowers with higher credit scores. Some have gone so far as to suggest that someone could intentionally lower their credit score to get a better deal.
EARTHDAY.ORG (EDO), the global organizer of Earth Day and the largest recruiter of environmental movements worldwide, announced the theme for Earth Day 2023 – “Invest in Our Planet.” Acting as a continuation of this year’s well-received campaign, the theme is focused on engaging governments, institutions, businesses, and the more than 1 billion citizens who participate annually in Earth Day to do their part – everyone accounted for, everyone accountable.
It makes sense that so many homebuyers are millennials aged 26 to 41. That is when people typically start families and enter their prime earning years. So that demographic is when buying makes the most sense.
Karen and Helen describe the outlook for the Spring 2023 Boston Housing Market.
Key Tips for Selling Your Home at Top Dollar by Dallas Morning News a 60 second video by Roomvu for Hickman-Coen Home Team
A common thought in real estate is never to list your home in the winter. Perpetuated by industry experts, agents, and repeat sellers alike, this saying encourages many would-be sellers to wait until the spring peak to list their homes. However, studies show that homes listed in the winter winter sell faster than those in the spring, and sellers also net more than the asking price.
Bernice Ross of Inman recently interviewed Rick Sharga, the executive vice president for market intelligence for Attom Data, about his predictions about general trends and foreclosures. Attom Data has been tracking foreclosure data since 1996. As a result, Sharga often gets asked if we should expect another foreclosure tsunami in 2023 like the one we experienced during the Great Recession.