Is the Foreclosure Wave Coming?

Foreclosure Equals Pre-Foreclosure in Current Hot Real Estate Market Winter is here and, along with it, a pre-foreclosure wave. So says investor and residential real estate expert Cameron Dunlap of Real Estate Wealth Network. With housing prices hitting record highs and inventory at an all-time low, a homeowner facing foreclosure can sell their home before it goes back to the bank.[...]

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Roofing Issues Home Buyers Should Look For

Wondering what roofing issues you should look for when buying a home? Buying a home is a large investment. For many, it’s the largest investment they have! That’s why it’s critical to make good use of your diligence period and come in prepared. This article will walk you through some of the most important things to consider when it comes[...]

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Is Finding a New Home Your New Year’s Resolution?

It’s almost the start of a new year – the perfect time to make new resolutions or goals for your future! The new year is the best opportunity to get a fresh start by finding a brand-new home. It may seem like a big change, but it’s a great step toward achieving the lifestyle you’ve dreamt about. Not sure how to[...]

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Flood Insurance Information for Atlanta Homeowners

Changes are coming to flood insurance. As a result, Atlanta homeowners and homebuyers need to be aware of  how the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Risk Rating 2.0 affects flood insurance rates and coverage.  FEMA released several documents in early September 2021, including guidance for the upcoming transition to its new risk rating methodology. For instance, the guidance outlines how[...]

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FHA Loan Limits Increased for 2022

FHA Multifamiliy Housing Loan Limits FHA loan limits for multifamily housing in 2022 have increased. The Federal Housing Administration announced that the 2022 multifamily loan purchase caps for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) will be $78 billion for each -- a combined total of $156 billion to support the multifamily market. The 2022 caps, which increased from $70 billion for each[...]

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Mortgage Interest Rates Are Rising

At MarketNsight's December 9, 2021 MarketWatch, David Godwin, Senior Vice President of Business Development for Bank South Mortgage was asked, "What is going to happen to interest rates in 2022?"  His response was, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, the National Association of Realtors and the Georgia Bankers Association are all showing a slight uptick in mortgage rates for 2022. Godwin makes[...]

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Updates on FICO Scores, FHA Student Loan Guidelines

Eric Glick, regional sales manager with New American Funding, joins the Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio show to discuss the new FICO score program, updated FHA regulations and millennial homebuyers. Glick joins hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick for the All About Real Estate segment. New American Funding is a home loan and mortgage assistance company founded in 2002 that offers a[...]

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First Step to Buying a New Home

Buying a new home can be a confusing process. New American Funding’s new Home Buyers Guide was featured on an episode of Atlanta’s Best New Homes TV. This guide makes the homebuying process easier for all potential new homebuyers in the market. Kim Arrington with New American Funding explains that often the process of buying a home can be incredibly[...]