Home Owners Using Airbnb Face Refi Snags

Home Owners Using Airbnb Face Refi Snags

Home Owners Using Airbnb Face Refi Snags     Home owners who are renting out rooms using services like Airbnb are facing difficulties refinancing their mortgages, The Wall Street Journal reports. Bank giants like Bank of America Corp. and Wells Fargo &...
Home Owners Tackle Garage Messes

Home Owners Tackle Garage Messes

Home Owners Tackle Garage Messes     The garage is hardly a showpiece of the home. Instead, it can be a sore spot of mounting clutter, storing the lawn mower, sports equipment, storage bins, old paint cans, and more. For many owners, the clutter may be...
The Best Time to Invest Is Now?

The Best Time to Invest Is Now?

The Best Time to Invest Is Now?   Columnist Jeff Reeves with MarketWatch says right now is the best time ever to invest in real estate. He discounts fears by some about another housing crisis brewing – the uptick in “liar loans” or “Alt-A mortgages” and return of...
Pros and Cons: Buying a Property for a College Student

Pros and Cons: Buying a Property for a College Student

Pros and Cons: Buying a Property for a College Student     There’s no way around it, supporting a college student can be very expensive. Food, books, and most importantly, housing — all add a hefty expense on top of tuition. That’s why the idea of purchasing...
Tiny Homes Are Making a Bigger Mark

Tiny Homes Are Making a Bigger Mark

Tiny Homes Are Making a Bigger Mark   Tiny houses are trending bigger nationwide. Interest in small-home living among the public has gained momentum since the recession, and made some Americans crave a simpler, less expensive way to live, according to U.S. News...
6 Household Chores to Tackle Now

6 Household Chores to Tackle Now

6 Household Chores to Tackle Now   While spring is a popular time to tidy up a home, there is also summer cleaning to be done. Before summer winds down completely, your clients may want to take on a few chores around the house, particularly before the cold...
Real Estate Top Investing Choice, Survey Finds

Real Estate Top Investing Choice, Survey Finds

Real Estate Top Investing Choice, Survey Finds (TNS)—Given the recent record highs in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index and the Dow Jones industrial average, you might think Americans would feel excited about the future of the stock market. But you’d be wrong, a...
Millennials Want Suburbs That Feel Like a City

Millennials Want Suburbs That Feel Like a City

Millennials Want Suburbs That Feel Like a City Millennials may be drawn from pricey city centers to the less expensive suburbs, but nonetheless say they want a suburb that still has the look and feel of a big city in some ways. Some suburbs are finding means to cater...
How to Avoid Identity Theft When Moving

How to Avoid Identity Theft When Moving

How to Avoid Identity Theft When Moving Here are some tips you can share with clients to make their next move safer. The moving process can make your clients more vulnerable to identity theft and other forms of fraud, since often personal financial information...