More Couples Are Buying Homes Together Before Marriage

First comes love … then comes a house … then comes marriage. Getting hitched may not be the ultimate sign of commitment these days as more and more couples opt to buy a house together before walking down the aisle, new research shows. Nearly 1 in 4 married couples ages 18 to 34 purchased a … More More Couples Are Buying Homes Together Before Marriage

The Purpose Of A Home Inspection Before Buying

Some misconceptions regarding home inspections need to be addressed. Home inspections can mean different things to different people, depending on who they are, what their needs may be, or even their job. To start: Something they’re not. Inspections are not appraisals. House conditions may enter into the methodology used in appraisals, but that result is … More The Purpose Of A Home Inspection Before Buying

When you are ready to buy a home, don’t make these top mortgage shopping mistakes.

More home buying information from http://www.LIVING504.com. Getting a mortgage is about more than having your offer accepted and signing on the dotted line. (Or hundreds of dotted lines, which is what it feels like at the closing table.) Here, our experts reveal the top seven landmines in the mortgage process and how to avoid them. … More When you are ready to buy a home, don’t make these top mortgage shopping mistakes.

Check Out FEMA’s Virtual Flood Insurance Rate Maps

Follow these steps to see the preliminary changes that FEMA has made to the flood maps. – Got to http://www.floodrisk-la.org – Start at step 1 – Pick your parish – Agree to disclaimer (your parish will be highlighted) – Enter your address at top left of web page – Use the map layers on left … More Check Out FEMA’s Virtual Flood Insurance Rate Maps