Using a Bridge Loan to Buy Your Second Home

When current homeowners decide they’re ready to buy a new home, it can be for many reasons. They may need more space due to a growing family, or they may be empty nesters looking to downsize. Whatever the reason, many homeowners get stuck thinking they must first sell their current home in order to afford…

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What the 2022 Conforming Loan Limits Mean for You

Last week, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced its conforming loan limits for 2022. The new maximum borrowing amount for conventional loans for most of the country will be set to $647,200—a record-breaking 18% increase from the 2021 loan limit. These new loan limits combined with the current near-historically low interest rates create an…

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Buying a Rental Property in 2021

Buying a rental property can be a great investment and perhaps even a source of income. A home’s value typically appreciates over time, so in addition to collecting monthly rent payments, you stand to make a profit should you ever decide to sell the property. However, buying a rental property is a major financial (and…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Fix & Flip Investments

If you’re thinking about investing in a fix & flip home, chances are you’ve got a great eye for potential. Many buyers run the other way when they see peeling paint and a 1970s-style kitchen, but fixing and flipping a neglected home can often be profitable. However, investing in a fixer-upper is not easy – it…

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