5 Interesting Facts about Foreclosures in Florida

Florida has been hogging the headlines because of its record foreclosures, and it’s not only the foreclosure numbers that are attracting the media, but also things such as the following: 1.   Florida has received almost $1.308 billion from the federal government to help contain its foreclosures, the second highest received by a state since the launching of the Neighborhood Stabilization…

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Confront Your Concerns about Buying a Home and Gain Advantages

Just like many other Americans, you may be hesitant about buying a home because of the grave crisis brought about by foreclosures on families that lost their homes. And you’re right. Families should not take loans they can’t pay. But what if you can afford to buy a home for your family now that prices have become affordable? Even if…

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4 Things That Can Derail Your Purchase of a Short Sale House

The short sale house you saw online may be the best you’ve seen so far. The features are great and the neighborhood is good for the children. But check out first the following realities because they could prevent you from buying your dream home. Short Sale Documentation from the Seller Lenders require a minimum set of documents before they review…

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How to Get a FHA Energy Efficient Mortgage Loan

You can get an additional loan to finance your planned energy efficiency upgrade and roll it into your approved mortgage loan through the FHA Energy Efficient Mortgage program. You can borrow 100 percent of the total cost to make your home energy efficient as long as the total does not exceed the EEM loan limit. First, hire a certified home…

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