Congress Reinstates Higher FHA Loan Limits in DC & Higher End Markets
Washington DC and Greater Bethesda, Maryland areas Included in FHA Reinstatement...
As you may have already caught on the news, The National ...
Posted by Gretchen Koitz on November 21, 2011
S&P Case Schiller Says - Washington DC Ranks Top in Year Over Year Gains in Home Prices
Although the data released today by S&P/Case-Shiller shows that the majority of the country is showing a continued decline in home prices, ...
Posted by Gretchen Koitz on January 25, 2011
Housing Market Showing Signs of Progress
Guest author, Eric Bramlett
According to a recent Reuters article, http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE5BG56P20091218 housing prices in the ...
Posted by Gretchen Koitz on December 21, 2009
Extension and Expansion of Homebuyer Tax Credit
Last Friday, President Obama signed into law a bill that includes provisions to extend and expand the $8,000 credit for first-time homebuyers. The ...
Posted by Gretchen Koitz on November 9, 2009
Maryland Homestead Tax Credit Process for Eligibility Reminder
Just a little over a year ago, I posted the new regulations in Maryland requiring that property owners whose homes are their primary residence sign ...
Posted by Gretchen Koitz on March 30, 2009
Forbes Ranks DC #2 For Job Growth In 2009
According to a recent Forbes Magazine article, Washington, D.C. ranks only behind Madison, Wisconsin in potential job growth for the coming year.
Posted by Gretchen Koitz on February 15, 2009
HUD Bans Builder Incentives to Use Affiliated Mortgage and/or Title Companies
Here’s an email that I just got from a lender from Bank of America:
“Good news for our buyers!! Beginning January 16th, builders will ...
Posted by Gretchen Koitz on November 20, 2008
Estimated Future Property Taxes in Montgomery County Website Now Available
As many of you may know, the County Council passed a regulation which requires all homeowners (as of April 1, 2007) to notify prospective ...
Posted by Gretchen Koitz on March 14, 2008
New HUD Conforming Loan Limits Released!
Washington DC Real Estate Update
So the answer to many prospective home buyer's question has come! I just posted a new entry in my REW blog ...
Posted by Gretchen Koitz on March 7, 2008
Proposal To Raise Conforming Loan Amount
As part of the Economic Stimulus Package being considered by the administration and by Congress, there is a proposal that would be a great boon to ...
Posted by Gretchen Koitz on January 29, 2008