According to the USDA, 97 percent of the 2.1 million farms in the United States in 2012 were family-owned operations. Like most family-owned and operated businesses, one challenge often faced is the issue of succession
A new renovation mortgage from Fannie Mae gives borrowers enhanced options to improve their homes’ energy efficiency
The market share of purchase mortgages that closed in October reached its lowest level since August 2011.
This is the number one reason why a good broker is essential in the loan process. The first rule of lending is, never put the borrower and the lender together.
As most people in the mortgage lending industry well know, the Dodd-Frank and the Consumer Protection Act have made it even more difficult for consumers to obtain loans by trying to “protect” them.
The performance of commercial mortgage debt on a national level does not often make news headlines, but a recent report by Bloomberg Businessweek indicates that the rate of delinquency on commercial property loans has greatly improved since April 2010.
Foreclosed homeowners aren't the only ones who have lost stratospheric amounts of equity in the past six years.
The inventory of new homes for sale reached its lowest level in 50 years, lower than existing homes, and pushed new home prices higher to drive the real estate market, according to Pro Teck’s October Home Value Forecast Update.