Loan Limits Are Increasing — But Don’t Go Crazy

The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced late last month that conforming loan limits will jump in 2020, hitting just over $510,000. That’s up nearly $100K in the last four years. What’s more? The Department of Veterans Affairs is eliminating limits all together on its VA loans. Of course, this is good news for up-and-coming [...]

By |2019-12-10T14:10:15-05:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Financial, Mortgage, News|Tags: , , |

The November Real Estate News You Might Have Missed

Did you have a hard time staying on top of the news last month? We’ve got you covered. Check out the top real estate and housing news from November 2018 — all bite-sized and fluff-free. Home prices stalled out. Once again, home price growth slowed down this month, this time hitting its slowest growth [...]

By |2019-10-04T00:57:52-04:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The October Real Estate News You Might Have Missed

Didn’t have time to stay up to date on the real estate and mortgage news last month? We’ve got you covered. We’ve rounded up the top housing market headlines from October. Are you thinking of buying or selling a home in the near future? Catch up on the latest news now. Mortgage rates dropped. [...]

By |2019-10-04T00:59:03-04:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The September Real Estate News You Might Have Missed

If you haven’t had time to keep up with real estate headlines lately, then you’re missing out. September proved to be a pretty good month for the industry. Homeowners gained more equity, home price growth slowed down, and housing’s inventory problem might have just turned around. Take a minute to catch up on all you [...]

By |2018-10-01T12:19:54-04:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Tax Reform 2017: 7 Facts About the Senate Tax Bill Home Buyers and Sellers Need to Know

On December 20, 2017, the final version of a $1.5 trillion tax reform bill was passed in our nation’s capital. There have been countless stories published, along with many differing opinions as to whether this bill—which has now been signed into law by President Trump—is a “good” thing or a “bad” thing. As a company [...]

By |2018-11-19T04:11:41-05:00December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Financial, Mortgage, News|Tags: , , |

2018 VA Home Loan and FHA Loan Limits

Over the past five years, housing prices in the U.S. have been rising about twice as fast as the historical average—mostly due to low inventory. So, it’s only natural that many (but not all) of the 2018 VA home loan limits and FHA loan limits are also higher than last year. The new rates—effective January [...]

By |2018-11-13T06:37:27-05:00December 15th, 2017|Categories: Mortgage, News|Tags: , , , , |