What Is Today’s Middle-Class—and Where Do They Find Housing?
An early-October report by the Brookings Institute examined 382 metropolitan areas in order to take stock of the size of [...]READ MORE
How a Housing Foreclosure Crisis Can Re-arrange the Housing Landscape
A housing foreclosure crisis is a seismic economic event. When many people are losing their homes to foreclosure, it means [...]READ MORE
What Does The Increasingly Limited House Inventory Mean for First-Time Homebuyers?
The news media has been flush of late with concern about the housing market. The concern, stemming from the natural [...]READ MORE
Fannie Mae, Freddy Mac … What do These Names Refer To?
If someone pays even a cursory level of attention to news about real estate, they hear the names Fannie Mae [...]READ MORE
Standing Solutions for Victims of Hurricane Michael from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
When Hurricane Michael slammed into our Florida service area, the good people of this great state were subjected to the [...]READ MORE
Should Americans be Worried About the Recent Slowdown in House Sales?
Things were hot for a minute there. Home sales were rising over the past couple years, as people looked to [...]READ MORE
What Sort of Attitude Benefits a Prospective Home-Buyer in the Process?
When someone is considering getting into the market to purchase a home, we believe it is worth taking stock of [...]READ MORE
What Does “Subprime” Mean?
If there is one negative phrase most closely associated with the so-called “Great Recession,” it must certainly be “subprime mortgages.” [...]READ MORE
The Dismay of Delay—Reasons A Closing Might Get Postponed
If there’s one consistency through every type of real estate transaction, it’s that everybody on either side of the transaction [...]READ MORE
Issues That We Sometimes Encounter in Curing Title
Those who are unfamiliar with the real estate business can be blissfully unaware of the complications that tend to arise [...]READ MORE
Buying at Arm’s Length
When it comes to real estate transactions, it is essential—and only lawful—to buy and sell at arm’s length. This is a [...]READ MORE
Does it Ever Make Sense to Buy Condemned Property?
The prospect of purchasing a condemned property comes up from time to time in our discussions with clients. We tell [...]READ MORE