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The “20-Percent Down” Myth

Mortgage rates are slowly and steadily rising. These current market conditions make buying a home particularly attractive in today’s market. Homeownership has always been viewed as one of the central… more
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‘Failed Sales’ Double in 2016

We just ended a year with a huge jump in homes that fell out of contract (“failed sales”) and went back on the market. It’s not clear why this happened… more
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Understanding Second-Lien Loans

Second-lien loans differ from mezzanine debt and preferred equity in several respects; each has different sets of rights. Preferred equity, for example, should not be subject to bankruptcy concerns, as… more
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FHA Loan Limits Increase—For Now

In response to rising home prices nationwide, the Federal Housing Administration has raised loan limits for 2017. So if you have been or will be looking to buy a home,… more