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You Can Buy a Home with Cryptocurrency: Here’s How

The popularity of cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin, is soaring. What may have started as a fringe investment for a select few, is now a trend making its way into the mainstream. Markets Insider reports approximately 106 million people worldwide are using cryptocurrencies. As more people invest in cryptocurrency, industries from retail to real estate are adjusting to customers’ desire to use this digital currency as real-world payment.

Students Designed Colorado SPARC Home

Net-zero homes are built to conserve energy, some even go so far as to produce additional energy for the surrounding communities. A net-zero award-winning home in Fraser, Colorado is the result of the hard work and innovation of two University of Colorado (CU) Boulder engineering students, Gabi Abello and Hannah Blake.

Tips For Selling Your Home With Pets-It Might Be A Selling Point

We adore our cats and dogs. Those of us who proudly wear the badge of pet owner love our fur babies, consider them members of the family, and ferociously defend them. Our love is unconditional, and we may have even carried out home renovations to accommodate our pets. In fact, some of the costs of those renovations you made might be recouped by value added to your home’s sale price.

What’s an NFT and Can It Help Me Buy or Sell a Home?

The housing market is so hot right now, that even digital homes are selling for unbelievable prices. Recently nine adjacent Genesis plots on virtual land sold for approximately $1.5 million. This purchase was completed as a non-fungible token (NFT) and while it’s an interesting trend, it means little to house hunters searching for a physical roof over their heads.

FHA Vs. VA Loan: What’s The Best Option For Veterans

The federal government rewards veterans of the U.S. military in several ways. Many programs, from education reimbursement to disability compensation, employment services, and life insurance are available to active and former members of the armed forces. Another benefit of military service is home loan assistance in the form of the VA loan. However, many veterans have not used or are unaware of the VA loan benefit provided to them.

What Happens if My Home Appraised Lower Than the Purchase Price?

In a competitive housing market, it’s not uncommon to see home prices creep up. With limited inventory and multiple offers on homes, the price you’re willing to pay for a home may end up being higher than the appraised value. This is known as an appraisal gap and it can be a deal-breaker for mortgage lenders who use appraisals to make sure the home is worth the money they’re lending you.

Expect the Housing Market to Cool, Not Crash

Today’s housing market is white-hot. Home prices continue to rise, demand remains high, and mortgage rates remain low. Month after month the market’s activity remains on the uptick. But Google’s reports show the search question “When is the housing market going to crash?” jumped 2,450% in March confirming that homeowners, buyers, and sellers are nervous that this housing boom might actually be a bubble.

You Can Buy a Home with Cryptocurrency: Here’s How

You Can Buy a Home with Cryptocurrency: Here’s How

The popularity of cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin, is soaring. What may have started as a fringe investment for a select few, is now a trend making its way into the mainstream. Markets Insider reports approximately 106 million people worldwide are using cryptocurrencies. As more people invest in cryptocurrency, industries from retail to real estate are adjusting to customers’ desire to use this digital currency as real-world payment.

Tips For Selling Your Home With Pets-It Might Be A Selling Point

Tips For Selling Your Home With Pets-It Might Be A Selling Point

We adore our cats and dogs. Those of us who proudly wear the badge of pet owner love our fur babies, consider them members of the family, and ferociously defend them. Our love is unconditional, and we may have even carried out home renovations to accommodate our pets. In fact, some of the costs of those renovations you made might be recouped by value added to your home’s sale price.

What’s an NFT and Can It Help Me Buy or Sell a Home?

What’s an NFT and Can It Help Me Buy or Sell a Home?

The housing market is so hot right now, that even digital homes are selling for unbelievable prices. Recently nine adjacent Genesis plots on virtual land sold for approximately $1.5 million. This purchase was completed as a non-fungible token (NFT) and while it’s an interesting trend, it means little to house hunters searching for a physical roof over their heads.

FHA Vs. VA Loan: What’s The Best Option For Veterans

FHA Vs. VA Loan: What’s The Best Option For Veterans

The federal government rewards veterans of the U.S. military in several ways. Many programs, from education reimbursement to disability compensation, employment services, and life insurance are available to active and former members of the armed forces. Another benefit of military service is home loan assistance in the form of the VA loan. However, many veterans have not used or are unaware of the VA loan benefit provided to them.

What Happens if My Home Appraised Lower Than the Purchase Price?

What Happens if My Home Appraised Lower Than the Purchase Price?

In a competitive housing market, it’s not uncommon to see home prices creep up. With limited inventory and multiple offers on homes, the price you’re willing to pay for a home may end up being higher than the appraised value. This is known as an appraisal gap and it can be a deal-breaker for mortgage lenders who use appraisals to make sure the home is worth the money they’re lending you.

Expect the Housing Market to Cool, Not Crash

Expect the Housing Market to Cool, Not Crash

Today’s housing market is white-hot. Home prices continue to rise, demand remains high, and mortgage rates remain low. Month after month the market’s activity remains on the uptick. But Google’s reports show the search question “When is the housing market going to crash?” jumped 2,450% in March confirming that homeowners, buyers, and sellers are nervous that this housing boom might actually be a bubble.

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