Love It and Lease It: Rent-to-Own Luxury Homes

By: Anya Martin September 9, 2015 Signing a lease option helps jumbo-mortgage borrowers save for a higher down payment, get their credit history in order and lock in on their dream-home purchase Illustration: Chris Gash A rent-to-own luxury home may help potential homeowners buy some time before it’s buying time. For potential jumbo-mortgage borrowers, ...
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Here Are 7 Housing Markets Where It Makes Way More Sense To Buy Than Rent

Mamta Badkar | Aug. 12, 2012, 5:20 AM A recent study by Fannie Mae showed that 85 percent of Americans think owning a home makes more sense in the long-term than renting. Zillow has come out with a new metric called the breakeven horizon to help prospective home buyers determine whether it makes sense to buy or rent in a specific metro. The breakeven ...
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Water and Homeowners Insurance

by Susanne Romo When most people think of home insurance and claims, fire or burglary is usually the first thing that concerns people.  But what might surprise you is that neither of those claims is the most common.  Water is. And your homeowner’s policy may or not cover the damage.  The bottom line your claims adjuster will need to know is —- ...

Condo owners should buy secondary insurance

BY BARBARA HOLLAND Posted: Aug. 11, 2012 | 2:04 a.m. Q: I currently own a condominium that I rent to my granddaughter. Last Sunday, the girl who lives in the condo above mine called me and said she heard running water, and asked if would come over and see if we could figure out where it was coming from. I went over and we looked in all the storage ...
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  John Novak – Las Vegas and Henderson NV Real Estate Keller Williams Realty 2230 Corporate Circle, Suite 250 Henderson, NV, 89074 Office Phone: (702) 939-0000 Cell Phone: (702) 339-9700 Email: Johnnovak@kw.com http://activerain.com/blogs/jnovak Read articles by John Novak: Buying A Henderson Home

Millions Available to Las Vegas Home Buyers

Chris Saldana Millions Available to Las Vegas Home Buyers Reporter for 8 News Now Vegascsaldana@8NewsNOW.com Las Vegans looking to buy a home could qualify for as much as $15,000 in grant money for a down payment. Wells Fargo is announcing it is making $9 million available to people under its Neighborhood Lift program. Read Article | Comment ...

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John Novak Buying A Henderson Home Insider tips Las Vegas and Henderson NV Real Estate Keller Williams Realty 2230 Corporate Circle,Suite 250 Henderson, NV, 89074 Office Phone: (702) 939-0000 Cell Phone: (702) 339-9700 Email: Johnnovak@kw.com Web: http://activerain.com/blogs/jnovak If you’re looking at homes in Henderson Nevada ...

Buying A Henderson Home

John Novak Las Vegas and Henderson NV Real Estate Keller Williams Realty 2230 Corporate Circle,Suite 250 Henderson, NV, 89074 Office Phone: (702) 939-0000 Cell Phone: (702) 339-9700 Email: Johnnovak@kw.com Web: http://activerain.com/blogs/jnovak Tweet Buying A Henderson Home: How Long Should I Wait On A Short Sale? If you’re looking ...

Are Emails Binding in Real Estate Transactions?

C. J. Hughes E-Mail May Be Binding, State Court Rules Article   BE careful when clicking “send.” That is essentially the message to brokers and their clients from a state court, which ruled recently in a real estate dispute that e-mails can carry the same weight as traditional ink-on-paper contracts Read Article | Comment it

How to clean up your credit score?

Tara Siegel Bernard Healing a Wounded Credit Score Article Tara Siegel Bernard is a personal finance reporter for The New York Times. Some lost their jobs or were just overwhelmed by mounting debt. Others got caught up in the real estate bubble or had major medical bills. Whatever the reason, the rising number of foreclosures, short sales, ...