Lead-based Paint Violations Surge in Remodeling Boom

As home remodeling increases, the EPA is warning remodelers to take special precautions in older homes and watch out for lead-based paint violations. Lead-contaminated dust from chipped or peeling lead-based paint in homes built prior to 1978 is one of the most common causes of elevated blood levels of lead in children, according to the U.S.…

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Some Lenders Set to Resume Foreclosures in July

Pandemic-related moratoriums on foreclosures and evictions are set to expire June 30, and some lenders plan to start resuming foreclosures in July. About 2.1 million homeowners are still in mortgage forbearance, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. As of April, about 1.8 million households who aren’t in forbearance were 90 days delinquent on their loan,…

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What To Do when a tenant stops paying Rent

A Tenant refusing to pay or frequently pays late is considered one of the major issues landlords face. Moreover, it is not just the presence of the issue that’s disturbing yet how costly it is in terms of money and time and for a real estate investor or homeowner time is of the essence. So…

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Buyers Rush to Lock in Low Interest Rates

The spring homebuying market is typically marked by higher sales and a greater number of house hunters, but many real estate professionals feel a spring-like market has been in full swing since the pandemic began a year ago. “There will be no spring homebuying season in 2021, as we’ve been in it the entire time,”…

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Buyers Snatch Up New Listings as Quickly as They’re Available

Home sales could easily be 20% higher if more homes were for sale, says Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of REALTORS®. Existing-home sales—completed transactions for single-family homes, townhomes, condos, and co-ops—rose 0.6% in January compared to December 2020 and are up nearly 24% over a year ago, the National Association of REALTORS®…

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Homeowner

How To Become a Homeowner

Becoming a homeowner is a major step to take towards financial freedom that’s why it should be carefully planned, starting with setting a budget that best suits your price range. By the time the search for the right home is initiated it is important to take into consideration how will the funding of the new…

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When Is it a good time to invest in real estate

When Is It a good Time to Start Investing in Real Estate

Financial Ressources When is comes to investing in the real estate the first step before Seeking knowledge to find out whether the market is hot or not, any real estate investor should first make sure there are reliable financing resources in hand such as: Loans, mortgages or simply being capital ready. Knowledge of The Real…

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Selling

Home Sellers Are Feeling More Optimistic

As home prices rise by double-digit margins year over year, homeowners are increasingly viewing selling favorably. Consumers reported a significantly more positive view of homeselling conditions month over month in January, jumping 16 percentage points on net, according to Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index, based on a survey of 1,000 consumers. “Overall, the index’s…

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Homeowners Are on a Home Improvement Spending Spree

As homeowners spend more time at home, they’re tackling household projects. The top reason for the increase in home improvement spending last year was to make a home better fit “lifestyle needs,” according to “The State of Home Spending: 2020,” a report produced by HomeAdvisor. Eighty-five percent of Americans surveyed reported spending more time at…

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