Monthly Archives: April 2013

Buyers Will Pay Extra for These Features

Some home shoppers say they are willing to spend thousands of dollars above the price of the home in order to have certain interior features.  The most coveted home features tend to center around the kitchen, such as stainless steel … Continue reading

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Most Americans Want Eco-Friendly Homes – And Would Pay More For Them

Eco-friendly homes have gone mainstream: most people would trade in their swimming pools for Energy Star appliances and CFL lighting, according to our survey of realtor.com users. The desire to be eco-friendly has increased dramatically in recent years. We may … Continue reading

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FHA Premiums to Rise April 1

Starting Monday, borrowers will be charged higher mortgage insurance premiums on new Federal Housing Administration loans. The annual fee on the majority of FHA loans will rise by 0.1 percent on April 1. This marks the third time the FHA … Continue reading

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