Mortgage Interest Rates Fall, Home Affordability Rises
Last week, mortgage interest rates hit a new low for 2014, meaning buyers can get "more home" without increasing their desired monthly payment.I ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on May 15, 2014
What Fixed Rate Mortgage Loan Is Right For You?
With mortgage interest rates so low, many of the people buying a home in Tallahassee are wondering whether they should go with a 15 year mortgage or ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on March 14, 2014
It's Time To Extend The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act
I am not sure why, but there isn't much talk yet about extending the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act into 2015.
Before you (yawn) and ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on December 11, 2013
What Will Happen In Real Estate When Mortgage Interest Rates Rise
We all know that it is not a matter of "if," but "when?" So what do you think will happen to home values when mortgage interest rates rise?It's time ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 13, 2013
Don't Have A Bag Of Cash? Get A Mortgage
One bit of advice I would give anybody looking to buy a home is to either pull together all the cash that you need or get a mortgage approval before ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 18, 2013
Where To Get The Money Needed For Buying A Home
If you plan on buying a home sometime soon, you might be curious about how you are going to pay for a home.There are plenty of options for those with ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 15, 2013
How To Fix Your Credit So You Can Buy A Home
The topic of how to fix your credit is becoming one that real estate professionals hear quite often these days, as the slew of short sales and ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on September 10, 2013
How To Repair Credit Issues That Are Stopping You From Buying A Home
We have written a series of articles as a case study examining whether or not you can hire a company to repair credit issues that are holding you ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 30, 2013
How To Quickly Improve Credit Score Results
If you want to improve credit score results, you should first gain an understanding of how credit scoring works and what process must be taken to ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on July 31, 2013
How To Short Sale Real Estate After A Divorce
If you want to know how to short sale real estate after a breakup or divorce, then you are not alone. In fact, if you are curious about whether or ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on July 10, 2013
Does Credit Repair For Homebuyers Really Exist?
I have long advised my friends and customers to consider working with a company that provides credit repair for homebuyers.
With the thousands of ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on May 15, 2013
Foreclosure Sales: Don't Be So Sure About Your Closing Date
There is a problem brewing with foreclosure sales that has become evident at many of the closing tables across the US.
In fact, Lawrence Yun, Chief ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on July 26, 2012
Cash For Real Estate
With all the problems that we read about obtaining financing for real estate these days, it has raised some discussion about just paying cash for ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on December 23, 2011
The USDA Rural Development Loan Is A No Money Down Solution
Are you somebody who has decent credit but very little cash, and you want to buy a home in Tallahassee? In the old days, there were many ways to ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 15, 2011
How The Cost Of Money Impacts Real Estate Affordability
Mortgage interest rates have a huge impact on the affordability of homes for sale in Tallahassee, as the cost of money is just as real to most ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on March 18, 2011
Tallahassee Foreclosure Rates Fall
The rate of new foreclosure sales in Tallahassee as well as new lis pendens filings has fallen again. While this might be stating the obvious, I hope ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 10, 2011
Fannie Mae To Enforce Speedier Foreclosures
Fannie Mae is cracking down on lenders and loan servicers who are taking too long to complete routine foreclosures. On August 31, 2010, the message ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on September 3, 2010
North Florida Foreclosures Rising
Yesterday's blog post on the explosion of Tallahassee Foreclosures created quite a bit of incoming interest from our readers. Some of our readers in ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on April 16, 2010