Unless you’re living under a rock, you’ve probably noticed that there are a few more new construction homes going up around St. Tammany Parish. In fact, quite a few more when compared to last year! According to the most recent numbers, St. Tammany had 306 housing starts in the first quarter of 2015 – a
FHA loans have grown substantially over the past decade, primarily because of the benefits that these loans offer to families with low to modest budgets. The perks to choosing an FHA loan, one that is backed by the Federal Housing Administration, are plentiful and include lower down payments, more forgiveness toward poor credit and the
The mission of rural development programs is to assist low to moderate income rural families qualify for homeownership. Living in rural areas, it can sometimes feel like you’re forgotten and lack many of the resources that families living in the cities and suburbs take for granted. Rural development programs improve the quality of life for
We’ve all seen the commercial where a man gets so frustrated that he eventually gets himself beat up and left in a roadside ditch. Those of us in the mortgage industry can relate as we’ve seen these types of borrowers before who make every mistake there is, and wind up so frustrated that by
We’ve all seen the commercial for the dish where a man gets so frustrated with cable that his anger gets the better of him. One thing leads to another, and through a series of mistakes he winds up in a roadside ditch! Unfortunately, we’ve seen people trying to buy a home have a similar experience.
The facts are in, and shared housing is on the rise. But is this a problem for the real estate industry, or an opportunity for smart buyers? Everyone agrees that a big part of the American dream is to own your own home. If so, it must be considered a nightmare for people to have