After working for more than three years to make the mortgage process simpler and more accessible for potential homebuyers, Quicken Loans has taken the wraps off a new online mortgage application. The Detroit-based lender’s new Rocket Mortgage -- so named because receiving a loan approval takes about eight minutes, or roughly the length of time it t...Read More
Young people and retirees are both going to be flocking to apartment buildings in the next few years as they respectively leave the family nest or sell up family homes in the suburbs, according to leading real estate economist Ken Rosen this week. As chairman of University of California at Berkeley"s Fisher Center for Real Estate & Urban Econo...Read More
According to the First American Loan Application Defect Index, October figures were 2.5 percent lower than September and 10.2 percent lower than the October 2014 figures. October marked the third consecutive month of declines, falling more than 6 percent over the past three months. .....Read More
Welcome to Leaside, one of Toronto, Ontario"s most reputable neighborhoods. Families can enjoy beautiful walking trails, great shopping and endless entertainment right at their finger tips .....Read More
The Mission District is San Francisco"s oldest neighborhood, founded in 1776. The 94110 area is home to some of the city"s hottest restaurants and entertainment, and not to mention the best weather, it"s certainly not hard to sell to interested buyers .....Read More
Ever heard the term, "you don"t know what you don"t know" before? I think it probably applies to a lot of first-time homebuyers. We know what we know -- what we like and what we don"t like, the general area where we want to live, about how much space we"ll need within our households to be comfortable. But there"s a whole lot we don"t know, too. .....Read More
Real estate agents all want financial freedom and career success -- it"s the reason that we got into this profession and tolerate its uncertainties, rather than simply pursuing a 9-to-5 gig like professionals in other careers. When you achieve that success, though, will you be ready for it? More to the point, are you even taking the actions to achi...Read More
The qualities of smart agents are universal. They are easily modeled and, if applied, will lead to dramatic business growth. Being a smart agent refers to intelligence or the ability to focus on the most important areas of the business .....Read More
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There’s nothing quite like the happiness and satisfaction that comes from delivering the perfect gifts to friends and loved ones this holiday season. Along with getting the room-encompassing present that is often too large to fit under the tree, don’t forget about stocking stuffers, which are meant to remind us that big things come in s...Read More
As many people may know from the Calorie Control Council, the average American could consume as much as 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat on Thanksgiving day. That’s the equivalent to seven Burger King Whoopers, 15 Dairy Queen hot fudge sundaes, or 160 pineapple slices, according to USA Today. Granted, a day of overeating for people wi...Read More
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