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More Americans turn to home equity for retirement funding Axios outlines how home is increasingly being used as an asset for retirement funding, but some states are seeing equity levels decline

Americans are increasingly turning to home equity for funding their retirement plans — especially through relocation and downsizing — after the pandemic led to a large uptick in home equity levels, according to data from Vanguard Group and reporting by Axios. “People still need a place to live in retirement and rarely take advantage of reverse […]

New study reveals the rise of home loan hostages

Three quarters of Australian borrowers are now at risk of becoming home loan hostages due to their lifestyle and financial decisions, new research from mozo.com.au has found. “Home loan customers might be unaware that when they go to refinance their home loan with a new lender, they are assessed as though they are a new […]

Gift Money For Mortgage Loan on Home Purchase

Gift Money – Money that is given to a borrower that is used for down payment and or closing costs. Many first time home buyers use gift money to buy a house. Here is what you need to know about the process: WHO – Any immediate family member, sorry, no friends or cousins WHERE – […]

Luxury home sales plunge, Miami and Hamptons hit hardest

Homes at Rivo Alto Island in Miami Beach, Florida, US, on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023. Eva Marie Uzcategui | Bloomberg | Getty Images The U.S. housing market is taking a hard hit from higher mortgage rates, and luxury home sales are seeing the worst of it. Sales of luxury homes dropped 45% during the three […]

Is Now A Good Time To Buy A Larger Home?

Every homeowner has a unique situation but in today’s housing market, is it smart to upgrade to a larger home? In today’s video, I will take you through a few loan scenarios to help homeowners decide whether or not they should buy a larger home, or stay in the home they have till the 2023 […]

Home price gains weakened sharply to end 2022: S&P Case-Shiller

A “For Sale” sign in front of a home in Roseville, California, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Higher mortgage rates weighed on home price gains at the end of 2022. While prices were still higher than they were a year earlier, the rate of increase slowed quickly, […]

Zero Down Home Loan – Buy a Home With No Money Down In 2023 – Arizona Real Estate

Have you heard of the zero down home loan ? Would you like to buy a home with no money down in 2023 ? The Phoenix Real Estate market has some incredible opportunities right now. Mortgage rates are up, buyer demand is down, so now would be the time to get a home with little […]

Why You’ll Regret Buying A Home In 2023

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Leeds Building Society home loans hit record £5bn in 2022     – Mortgage Finance Gazette

Leeds Building Society posted a record annual pre-tax profit of £220.5m, up 35% on a year ago, as home loan growth helped it beat “all previous lending records”.   Richard Fearon The mutual hit record gross mortgage lending figures up 13.6% to £5bn, record net lending up 33% to £2bn, to give it record total […]