Did You Know That Title Is An Insurance?

Insurance of all types is crucial for the smooth functioning of real estate markets. Most mortgage financing is insured, through private mortgage insurers or public insurers like FHA, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Rural Housing Service. In addition, securities collateralized by mortgages—known as mortgage-backed securities—are backed by the federal government, through FannieContinue reading “Did You Know That Title Is An Insurance?”

Your Landlord Was Foreclosed On. Now What?

Tenants: Your Rights When Your Landlord is Foreclosed On Authored By: Legal Services Alabama  Information Are you renting an apartment or home that’s in foreclosure? The laws that protect you have changed. Know your rights.. My landlord got a foreclosure notice. What happens to me? Nothing right away. Even if you get a copy of theContinue reading “Your Landlord Was Foreclosed On. Now What?”

Veterans

VETERAN INFORMATION What is HUDVet? HUDVet facilitates collaboration among Federal agencies and veteran-serving organizations regarding programs for veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. Contact hudvet@hud.gov. What Information Does HUD Provide? HUDVet’s State and Local Resources directory (Excel 543 KB) assists the coordination of community-based Continuum of Care services for veterans who are homeless. HUDVet’s National Resources list (PDF) provides linksContinue reading “Veterans”

Do You Need Mortgage Relief?

Mortgage Relief Options Are Available To Homeowners Affected By Coronavirus Safety Measures Brenda RichardsonSenior ContributorReal EstateI cover residential real estate, including buying, selling and trends. Homeowners who are facing a temporary hardship due to the coronavirus and heightened safety measures such as businesses shutting down have options to postpone mortgage payments, according to the Federal HousingContinue reading “Do You Need Mortgage Relief?”