Las Vegas is not a city known for its reverence for the past — houses built in the 1980s are considered “old,” and once-grand casinos like the Riviera can be blasted to smithereens as soon as their glory begins to fade. But interest in historic preservation is growing here of late, fueled by the current cultural mania for anything Midcentury.
There are a lot of important decisions and events along the way to buying a home and it will take about six months to complete if everything goes smoothly.
Most types of home loans cost about a quarter-point less now than they did last October.
If every homeowner and association took the time to send these kinds of stories, maybe the Legislature would pass better laws to protect the everyday taxpayer whose dues support these vacant homes.
Recent resale listings
FHA loans are popular with mortgage borrowers because of lower down payment requirements and less stringent lending standards.
You can refinance a home with an FHA loan even if you have little or no equity, a damaged credit score or higher debt than lenders usually accept.
Mortgage rates fell this week as global market concerns resurfaced and government bond yields moved lower. Meanwhile, more data shed light on the housing market’s strengthening recovery.
Homeowner associations are not the police department. There is only so much that the board and management company can do in helping to deter crime.
Reverse mortgages can be a viable way to access the equity they have built up in their home.
Data on local resales
If a house doesn’t appraise”, it’s a problem for you and the buyers
After doing just enough to maintain their homes in the wake of the Great Recession, Americans are starting to ramp up spending on backyard decks, spalike bathrooms and other vanity improvements.
Dear Expert: I’m thinking about taking the leap and buying a home. I hear the term “rate lock” a lot. Exactly what is it and would now be a good time to use it? — All Locked Up Dear Locked: