Reasons Why People Hesitate to Purchase Timeshares

Reasons Why People Hesitate to Purchase Timeshares

Timeshares are condo or hotel units, for which the purchaser buys a specific period of usage each year. The proprietor can return to the unit in this period, which can be”fixed” (set for the exact same calendar period annually ) […]

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How Do I Appeal an FHA Evaluation?

How Do I Appeal an FHA Evaluation?

Mortgages that are backed by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) need a special appraisal, or conclusion of the house’s value, by a specialist. Appraisals are used to prove that a residence is worth the quantity of the requested loan. An […]

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Value of Real Property

Value of Real Property

Real estate investors and customers research the real estate market as a means to establish long-term wealth. Successful home buyers have the ability to examine economic information and forecast real estate trends. From that point, investors can elect to buy, […]

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FHA Flip Rules

FHA Flip Rules

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA), a Branch of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), is the largest government insurer of mortgages from the United States. On May 1, 2003, HUD published a rule aimed at preventing […]

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How to Recover to Traditional From FHA

How to Recover to Traditional From FHA

FHA loans offer a excellent way to purchase a home with a low down payment. One drawback to FHA loans is that the mortgage insurance premiums required on them. Lenders who underwrite loans to Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, the […]

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Color and Heirlooms Combine in a Welcoming Bungalow

Color and Heirlooms Combine in a Welcoming Bungalow

Priscilla Rieves began giving her husband, Mark, decorating advice before they were dating. When he bought his 1921 bungalow at Dallas’ Vickery Place, a historical community, he’d ask coworkers for decorating ideas. “Priscilla worked at the office with me, and […]

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Midcentury Modern Inside, 1930s Outside

Midcentury Modern Inside, 1930s Outside

Interior decorator Jessica Hasten always believed she would wind up buying a midcentury home to fulfill with her collection of vintage bits out of Saarinen and Noguchi. However, when she fell in love with Dallas’ Hollywood/Santa Monica neighborhood and its […]

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Art and Natural Beauty in the Adelaide Hills

Art and Natural Beauty in the Adelaide Hills

Artist Ros Matson enjoys the tones and textures of nature and handmade objects. She’s also always loved the 1890s mud and straw cottage nestled in the Adelaide Hills on her in-laws’ house in Australia. When managing the house and glancing […]

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All the Ways Color Invades Us

All the Ways Color Invades Us

Jude Stewart is a journalist and writer, specializing in style, color and visual culture. She resides in Chicago, Illinois, and her first book, ROY G. BIV: An Exceedingly Unusual Book About Color will be published September 17, 2013. Just how […]

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Creative Salvaging in the Countryside

Creative Salvaging in the Countryside

Three months after Meaghan Gizuk and Trevor Arthur moved into their newly renovated three-story residence, the basement flooded. They had to gut the space and start over. But durability and resourcefulness seem to go hand in hand for these two. […]

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