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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Down Payment Rules Are At Heart Of Mortgage Debate

The housing market is showing signs of life, as home prices rise and mortgage-backed bonds return. But the revival may not gain full steam until regulators sort out one of the thorniest problems: the appropriate size of a down payment on a house. After the housing collapse, initial reform proposals emphasized the need for buyers Read More

Don’t Be Fooled By These 3 Real Estate Myths

As the real estate market significantly rebounds, some buyers and sellers are dipping their toes in the waters for the first time. Inevitably, they come into the market with assumptions about how it works. Their assumptions may come from TV reality shows or watching their parents’ house-hunting experiences. Maybe they’ve learned about real estate from Read More