FHA Homeowners Armed with Knowledge Program

The government is offering first-time home buyers a discount on their mortgage for completing required classes. The HAWK or Homeowners Armed with Knowledge Program is an FHA program where … [Read More]

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FHA Homeowners Armed with Knowledge Program

FHA Homeowners Armed with Knowledge Program

The government is offering first-time home buyers a discount on their mortgage for completing required classes. The HAWK or Homeowners Armed with Knowledge Program is an FHA program where first-time home buyers receive a discount on their mortgage insurance premiums in exchange for completing education. The counseling and education covers how to evaluate housing affordability [...]

Back to Market Housing Programs

Back to Market Housing Programs

Buyers can qualify for a home loan after they’ve been through a foreclosure, short sale or a deed in-lieu-of foreclosure. They are able to qualify for certain programs based upon their baseline and their individual situation. There are programs available with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two biggest mortgage purchasers. The loan program shortens [...]

Buyer Negotiation Strategies

Buyer Negotiation Strategies

Sellers spend their time, energy and money to get their home ready for the market. When the home goes into the multiple listing service, they are excited because they are moving. However, it’s just the beginning of the negotiations. Buyers are using different strategies to ensure their offer is accepted by the seller when there [...]

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