FHA Loan Limits to Rise in 3,000 Counties in 2018

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced its 2018 loan limits in early December (12/7/17) in a move that recognizes the housing industry’s rising home prices. The new loan limits will allow more people who would not normally qualify for a loan to become home buyers. Nationally rising median home prices mean that home buyers in 3,000 counties will see increases[...]

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The Providence Group: Dwell Well Home Event at Cresslyn in North Fulton

Priced from the high $300,000s to the $400,000s, Cresslyn in North Fulton is a shining example of The Providence Group of Georgia's commitment to designing homes built for the lives of today's home buyers. During the event, over 80 buyers have chosen their dream townhomes and are currently designing them to fit their unique tastes and lifestyles. The luxury townhomes at[...]

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BankSouth Mortgage Covers All the Bases of Mortgages

On today's All About Real Estate edition of Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio, co-hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick are joined by David Godwin, Senior Vice President of Business Development with BankSouth Mortgage, to promote the company's many options for every kind of home buyer. Godwin has been in the mortgage industry for 20 years, the last five of which have[...]

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Homeownership for the Underserved with New American Funding

Atlanta's Best New Homes TV recently interviewed Belinda Dumas, Atlanta branch manager of New American Funding's Stockbridge office, about the company prioritizing diversity through its mortgage programs and company practices. New American Funding's New American Dream Initiative, Latino Focus Committee and its various education programs demonstrate the company's commitment to raising awareness of the challenges that minority populations face when[...]

O'Kelley and Sorohan Making Home Closings Easier

O’Kelley and Sorohan Making Home Closings Easier

Anyone who has ever purchased a home knows the overwhelming feeling of signing all those papers on closing day. On today’s segment of All About Real Estate on Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio, David Strauss joins co-hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick to share how his firm O’Kelley and Sorohan is making home closings easier for everyone. O’Kelley and Sorohan has[...]

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NAHB Releases Top Green Home Building Products, Practices

According to a recent NAHB survey, single-family home builders, on average, use roughly 10 different green products or practices listed by the National Green Building Standard (NGBS) when building their homes. The survey asked builders to respond if they commonly used any of 21 listed green products and practices recommended by the NGBS. Additionally, the survey asked if single-family home builders[...]

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Innovation in Mortgage Lending from OnQ Financial

Once the papers are signed, most people tend to stop thinking about mortgages. Nevertheless, for people who want to buy or build, the complex calculus of financing a home can take up all their time and brainpower. Lori Rousseau with OnQ Financial talks mortgage lending with co-hosts Carol Morgan and Todd Schnick on today’s All About Real Estate segment of[...]

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Knock Partners with Atlanta Home Builders

The process of selling an existing home to build a new one is often a stressful experience for everyone involved, and can take months. The buyer endures endless showings hoping to sell, and builders worry about building a house on contingency and all the risks associated with it. Life would be so much easier if both parties could knock some[...]