Fannie Mae Extends First Look Opportunity for Homebuyers

Fannie Mae announced recently that its First Look™ period will be extended to 20 days, providing additional time for owner-occupants and public entities to submit an offer on a HomePath property without competition from investors. The change is effective for properties listed on or after January 2, 2014. First Look is designed to promote owner […] Continue Reading →

Real estate Q&A: How the Self-Employed Can Get a Mortgage

(MCT)—Question: I am self-employed and make a good living. I want to buy a house, but it’s hard to document my income. So I’ve been getting turned down for a mortgage, even though I’m willing to make a large down payment. Any hope for me? —Trevor Answer: With banks and the federal government tightening lending […] Continue Reading →

Max Nussenbaum, Tim Dingman, Scott Lowe: Why Four 20-Somethings Bought a House in Detroit

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Our plan is to transform this house — and, in the future, others like it — into a home for future Venture for America Fellows who will become a part of the local community for years to come.

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This Will Make You Want To Move To Detroit

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When it comes to cost of living, there might not be two cities that better show the huge spectrum in the United States than Detroit and New York. It’s…

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