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Boston Housing Market 2024: What’s Next For Buyers And Sellers?

Navigating the housing market in Boston, MA, can be a journey filled with anticipation and questions, especially in a vibrant city like Boston. As we edge closer to 2024, many first-time homebuyers...

February 24, 2024 10 min read

2024 Forecast: What’s Next for the Nashville Tennessee Housing Market?

As we edge closer to 2024, the Nashville housing market remains a hot topic among potential homebuyers and real estate enthusiasts alike. With its vibrant culture, booming economy, and welcoming...

February 24, 2024 9 min read
2024 Forecast What's Next for the Nashville Tennessee Housing Market

Navigating the Future: Memphis Housing Market Predictions

In the heart of Tennessee, Memphis stands as a beacon of culture, history, and potential growth for the savvy homebuyer. With its vibrant music scene, rich heritage, and promising economic...

February 24, 2024 8 min read
Navigating the Future Memphis Housing Market Predictions

How Much Down Payment Do You Need For A $500k House?

Figuring out how much of a down payment you need to buy a $500k house can be overwhelming. This guide will break down your down payment, income needs, and everything in between so you can start your...

February 24, 2024 7 min read
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2024 Forecast: A Closer Look at Portland’s Housing Trends

Many first-time homebuyers and seasoned investors alike are turning their attention towards the Portland real estate market. With its vibrant culture, robust economy, and scenic landscapes, Portland,...

February 23, 2024 8 min read
2024 Forecast A Closer Look at Portland's Housing Trends

Please Don’t Fear FHA; “Spot” FHA for Condo Units; $10,000 Credits = Free Money

We recently ran into a listing agent who was turning away ALL FHA offers even if they were significantly higher than other offers. This was shocking to us, as we thought the FHA inferiority myth had...

February 23, 2024 2 min read
Please Don’t Fear FHA; “Spot” FHA for Condo Units; $10,000 Credits = Free Money

California Mansion Tax: A Seller’s Guide

California's housing market is always evolving, and if you're considering selling a high-value property, there's a crucial new factor to understand: the California mansion tax. This tax impacts...

February 23, 2024 5 min read
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Booming Stock Market’s Keeping Rates High! 12-Day Closes; Giant Pool of Money

There are about 1,460 active listings in the two counties near our SF Bay Area office – the lowest number I have ever seen … by far! (In contrast, there were almost twice as many at this time in...

February 22, 2024 3 min read
Booming Stock Market's Keeping Rates High! 12-Day Closes; Giant Pool of Money

Decoding FHA Loan Income Requirements

Embarking on the journey to homeownership can be exciting yet daunting, especially for first-time buyers. One mortgage loan option many consider is securing an FHA home loan. FHA mortgages are known...

February 22, 2024 7 min read
Decoding FHA Loan Income Requirements

#1 Indicator For Interest Rates That Nobody Considers

This may be my most interesting blog of the year. In September I blogged about why I and so many analysts were so wrong about interest rates dropping in 2023: Why I Was So Wrong About Interest...

February 21, 2024 4 min read
#1 Indicator For Interest Rates That Nobody Considers

San Mateo County Property Tax 101: Tips for Homeowners

This comprehensive guide on San Mateo County Property Tax is designed to simplify the complexities of property taxes for homeowners in this vibrant region of California. Understanding your property...

February 21, 2024 5 min read
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What Are The Credit Score Requirements for A VA Loan?

Discover how to navigate VA loan eligibility and credit score requirements with JVM Lending's guide. Learn about the unique opportunities VA loans offer to veterans and active military personnel,...

February 20, 2024 8 min read
What Are The Credit Score Requirements for A VA Loan

Your Guide to a VA Cash-Out Refinance

Are you a veteran, active-duty service member, or an eligible surviving spouse looking for ways to tap into your home equity? A VA cash-out refinance could be a powerful financial tool that puts cash...

February 17, 2024 10 min read
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Dangerous Myth: “Market Is Soft So I Can Lowball”

One of the biggest misconceptions our pre-approved buyers have is that the market is soft because of today’s higher rates. While it is a fact that today’s higher rates are keeping an enormous...

February 16, 2024 3 min read
Dangerous Myth “Market Is Soft So I Can Lowball”
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