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. […]

FHA Loans: The Key to Invest in Real Estate as an Underdog.

How many times a day, do you think about the long-term effects of your decisions? Probably every time, we get it. Sometimes our minds wonder about so many existential stuff, and the only word that always comes up is “investment”, and it’s true, we need to start investing as soon as possible, and one of […]

Just Sold? AFTHA Will Help You Go From Owning to Renting!

Remember when buying a house was the end-goal for many, if not for most of the people? Well, let me tell you something: Times are changing, and they are changing fast. Right now, more and more baby-boomers, and also millennials, see themselves renting, and not owning as much as we used to think.  But why […]

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 […]

Before You Sell: Consider These Options to Get the Most Value

Home prices behave just like any other commodity of high value, people tend to rely on them because of this, it’s the main focus of real estate investment, buyers want to grab a piece of this ever-increasing market that has its own ways, dealing with annual inflation, currency exchanges and much more. According to a […]

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 […]

Turn Your Home Into an Energy-Efficient Return on Your Investment

The eco-bioclimatic houses are those that achieve optimal conditions of habitability with the minimum consumption (energy-efficient), taking into account the orientation of the construction, the land and the nature that surrounds it. They must be self-sufficient and self-regulated, with reduced maintenance that does not depend on non-local outlets of energy (electricity, gas, coal or firewood); […]

These Are The Most Common Mistakes Made by First-Time Home Buyers

After months, perhaps years of preparation, you’ve decided to buy that first home, congratulations! This will be a fascinating time for you, but wait; it’ll be essential to never let the hype of the moment to interfere with making significant decisions in the whole process. The dream of homeownership is beautiful and challenging at the […]