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Bank Statement Loans in Florida: How Do They Work?

You want to purchase a new property for yourself or your investment portfolio. The only problem? You're having difficulty qualifying for a...

The Biggest Airbnb Trends of Summer 2022

In light of the global pandemic and many people transitioning into working remotely, travel trends are also changing. Due to travel restrictions and...

Florida Homeownership Rates Compared to the Other States

Around the start of the pandemic, the housing market in Florida was soaring. Homeownership rates went up because everyone was taking advantage of the...

Florida Hometown Heroes Housing Program

The recently launched Florida Hometown Heroes Housing Program offers a robust financial aid package for first-time homeowners who want to purchase...

Home Equity Loan vs. Mortgage Loan: 5 Main Differences

Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned real estate investor, it’s important to understand the differences between two popular loan...

How Does a Reverse Mortgage Work?

Homeowners with a lot of equity in their homes, senior homeowners, and others may require special loan instruments to pay for medical expenses, cover...

What Credit Score Is Needed To Buy a House?

If you’re looking to purchase residential property, it’s crucial to know what credit score is needed to buy a house. There’s no need to become...

How Long Is a Preapproval Good for?

Perhaps you’re ready to buy a home, but you’re intimidated by the competitive nature of the real estate market. You obviously want to take your time...

Is It Better to Buy or Rent a House in 2022?

If you’re looking to make changes to your living situation in 2022 or next year, you may be struggling with making a decision between renting and...

Is Home Equity Loan Interest Tax Deductible?

So it’s tax season, and you’re wondering whether or not you can deduct the interest accrued from your home equity loan. The short answer is — it...

How Much Do You Have To Make a Year To Afford a $500,000 House?

$500,000 can buy some pretty nice houses in most Florida cities. But can you actually afford to buy a house at this purchase price?