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As Las Vegas homebuyers are likely to notice, often the most affordable homes on the market aren’t single-family homes — they are condo units. Complete with cheaper price points and typically with more community amenities, a change in federal law also could make buying a unit much easier.
It’s never worth spending a dollar just to get 28 cents back. That’s more or less what you’re doing when you make mortgage payments and then take a deduction on your tax return.
Q: I really enjoyed your article about accommodations for the disabled on Sept. 4. As a member of a homeowners association (in an age-qualified) community, I have an additional question.
Put yourself in the mortgage lender’s shoes: Before giving someone a big loan, wouldn’t you want to know a lot about the borrower? Expect your mortgage application to ask these questions about your income, credit history, the home you want to buy, how much money you have saved and more.
The most popular mortgage rose to its highest level since late June, after stalling for a month and a half near a record low.
NOTE: Sometimes,my readers’ questions — like this one — demand I seek advice from other professionals. This week, I’ve invited attorney Avece M. Higbee to weigh in on this foreclosure issue.
According to a new report from Bankrate.com, “Best and Worst Metro Areas for Homeowners,” Las Vegas ranked no. 4 out of a list of the 50 largest metropolitan areas, by population, across the U.S.
Mortgage rates remained at a near-standstill this week after a so-so employment report.
More than 1,000 students are now going to school every day in Southern Nevada with a new backpack stocked with school supplies, thanks to donations from local Realtors.