By Adrian Bishop, OPP.Today Housing professionals in the United States are expecting a decision on legislation to improve finance availability for condos and ease Federal Housing Administration regulatory requirements. The H.R. 3700, Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act, which is due to be voted upon in the House of Representatives, is supported by the National Association […]
Retirement is typically viewed as a time for rest and relaxation, however the reality is often very different for military retirees. With the average age for retirement in the military being 42, most military personnel are still in the job market, and so require homes in locations that have available jobs, as well as good […]
Home buying, for many, is a dream come true when they sign that lease and get their keys. But when your dream is something bigger than just any lease, it will take a little more than just looking at your budget and how close the property is to work. Waterfront property can be your reality […]
An “open letter” from a senior Republican senator to the nation’s veterans in which he castigates the leadership of veterans’ organizations prompted a brutal war of words over the Memorial Day weekend….
U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today launched a two-pronged plan to help ensure that veterans returning home to Staten Island from Iraq and Afghanistan are receiving critical benefits that will allow them to afford a home and live stable civilian lives. Schumer highlighted data that shows that more than one in three veterans on Staten […]
The Mortgage Colossus that is Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac are too being unloading thousands of Distressed Mortgages, Ordered by the Treasury Department following the announcement to reduce their amount of troubled mortgages. Despite the arguments on both sides in Congress as to how they would handle the two lenders, the action “will help expedite the wind down of Fannie Mae […]
There are many private loan and government grant programs available to help the veterans run their own business. If proper qualifications are met, then you can draw out loan money from all these sources.
The deadline for the Home Buyer’s Tax Credit has been extended one year for veterans, members of the military and federal employees as well as their spouses who served outside the continental United States for at least 90 days during the period January 1, 2009 through April 30, 2010. The tax credit can be utilized […]
Includes Akaka’s legislation to boost veterans’ home loans to Stimulus Act level WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka (D-HI), Chairman of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee applauded Senate passage of H.R. 3221, with the Dodd-Shelby Housing provisions, and noted that the bill incorporated provisions from Akaka’s bill to boost limit on veterans’ home […]