UPDATE: Please see new 2019 Conforming Loan Limits here The new 2018 Conforming mortgage limits have been announced. The conforming loan limits have increased from $424,100 to $484,350 for most … [Read more...] about 2018 Conforming Mortgage Limit
2018 Conforming Mortgage Limit
2017 Conforming Loan Limits
New Update: Please see new 2019 Conforming Loan Limits here New conforming mortgage loan limits have been published for 2017. Buyer can look up their state and county loan limit below. Most the … [Read more...] about 2017 Conforming Loan Limits
Texas Real Estate Update
The Texas Association of Realtors, or TAR, recently reported continued strength in the Texas real estate. According to TAR, so far this year and especially the last few months, this is the strongest … [Read more...] about Texas Real Estate Update
Jumbo Loan Guidelines
Updated for 2019: Jumbo loans are designed for home buyers who are purchasing or refinancing a home that is priced higher than the conforming loan limit set by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Five Stars … [Read more...] about Jumbo Loan Guidelines
95% Jumbo Loan Financing
A Florida Jumbo loan is a mortgage loan amount above conventional conforming loan limits. In most of Florida, this limit is $484,350 - some locations in South FL (Monroe County, Key West) are even … [Read more...] about 95% Jumbo Loan Financing
5 Steps to Buying a House
Buying a house can be a complicated process that can leave you drained. And if you are planning on buying property in Florida, these 5 steps will help you make this journey confidently and without … [Read more...] about 5 Steps to Buying a House
USDA Direct or 502 Guaranteed Program?
There is often times a bit of confusion about what Florida USDA loan new home buyers should use. After all there are two different USDA home purchase loan programs- the regular USDA Direct loan and … [Read more...] about USDA Direct or 502 Guaranteed Program?
Is Florida Real Estate a Good Investment?
Florida has certainly seen the ups and downs of a real estate market this past decade, certainly one that we don’t want repeated, at least for those on the wrong side of the transaction. But things … [Read more...] about Is Florida Real Estate a Good Investment?
Insurance Tips for New Homeowners
As the owner of a new home you want to be responsible, and that means making sure you're protected in the event something unexpected happens. Carrying adequate insurance is a must, but you need to do … [Read more...] about Insurance Tips for New Homeowners
The Hardest Hit Fund Aims To Bring $1 Billion In Aid To Florida Homeowners
The 2008 Global Credit Crisis ravaged the U.S. and global economy. The complete meltdown in the sub-prime mortgage industry brought utter destruction upon the housing market in the U.S. as home values … [Read more...] about The Hardest Hit Fund Aims To Bring $1 Billion In Aid To Florida Homeowners