A high credit score usually qualifies for a lower interest rate, but what’s the minimum score to get a loan at all? Buyers trying to boost their score should aim for 620 on a conventional loan and 580 (3.5% down) on an FHA loan. Lender requirements vary for jumbo or VA loans.
FEMA prepared a list of flood preparation tools – webpages, fact sheets, infographics and publications – with input from NAR. The “Real Estate Professional’s Guide to Discussing Flood Insurance” covers almost everything Realtors should understand.
Businesses want to reopen safely, but is COVID-19 testing for all team members a wise move? The tests can be expensive, especially if done multiple times. In addition, they only measure infection at a single point in time, and many people balk at the idea of mandatory testing.