Members of the military, their family members, and veterans have access to a unique mortgage option called a VA loan. This can be a strong option because it provides borrowers with an opportunity to purchase a house for less than 20 percent down. While not everyone is eligible for a VA loan, there are a lot of people who are wondering, are VA loans assumable? There are a few key points to keep in mind.
Are you in the market for a new house? If so, you might be thinking about building your own house. It can be exciting to go through the process of building a house, as you will be in control of just about everything.
If you are thinking of buying a condominium or a home that is part of a planned community, you have likely come across the term "homeowners' association" or HOA. In short, the HOA is a coalition of local homeowners who have banded together to manage the needs of the local community. Let's explore the concept of the homeowners' association, why they charge fees and what you can expect from your HOA if you buy a home that is part of one.
Are you interested in purchasing a rental property? Instead of buying a new one, you might want to convert your primary residence into a rental property, particularly if you plan on moving in the near future. At the same time, you might think it is better to sell the property and take the cash instead. Which option is best for you?
Last week's economic reporting included readings from the National Association of Home Builders on U.S. housing markets, and Commerce Department data on housing starts and building permits issued.