We Need to Talk About Private Mortgage Insurance or PMI

There are many types of mortgages in the real estate industry, and PMI (or private mortgage insurance) is required for most. PMIs are by their very nature, designed to protect the lender instead of the buyer (you). Generally speaking, PMIs are mandatory to have if you want to buy a home using a conventional loan. […]

AFTHA’s Guide to Buy Your First Home — Part II

A couple of days ago, we shared the first segment of a three-part guide, that you should not miss before reading this new piece. There, we exposed many of the hidden truths, and basic principles of the entire home buyers journey, starting with the real meaning behind loans, credit scores and financial honesty. Now, we […]

The Best Real Estate Agent in Your Area is Easy to Find

Buying a property is a complex process that involves multiple steps, and you need professional help to make it easy. To succeed on this, you must find a certified real estate agent who can make the entire process simpler, with less failures or delays. Since this profession does not have a selection method, or a […]

The Many Factors You May Encounter Behind a Foreclosure

First of all, a foreclosure is the procedure by which the mortgagee can collect a debt, if the debtor fails to meet its obligation to pay the installments. If the defaults are between three and six monthly deadlines, the bank initiates a foreclosure process in which not only claims those arrears, but the total amount […]

Leverage Your Home Into a Smart Investment Strategy

Protection, that’s a big statement, and when we apply that word to our investments, no matter what they are, the relevance is even more impactful. The most experienced people, that are currently active in the game of venture capital placement can tell you this: 20 percent of the business relies on good decisions, the other […]

How to Navigate Your Stress and Emotions When Buying a Home

Buying a home is a decision based on different factors. Although, each buyer has some reasons when he/she decides to buy a property, the truth is that at some point they let themselves be carried away by emotions. However, this revolution of feelings could lead you to make the wrong decision. So it’s best not […]

Identify the 4 Signals to Stop Losing Money in Real Estate Now

Buying a home is one of the most critical decisions and probably the most significant investment in most people’s lives. However, mistakes are often made.  Buying a house means making a considerable financial effort and sometimes, we are tied to a mortgage for a good part of our life. You don’t buy a house overnight, […]