Progress on Flood Insurance Issues

Today the United States Senate voted 67-32 to approve the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (S. 1926), sponsored by Senators Menendez (D-NJ) and Isakson (R-GA). This bipartisan legislation, an NAR member priority, calls for a 4-year timeout on rate increases triggered either by a property’s sale or a flood map update for a property with previously […]

Mortgage Paperwork: What to Gather When Buying a Home

Here is a run down of the documents that you will need when beginning the mortgage process.  There may be others that come up, but this is a good starting point. Purchase Transactions Fully Executed Offer to Purchase and all Addendums Fully Executed Purchase and Sales Agreement and all Addendums Cancelled Checks for all Deposits […]

H06 Insurance Explained

Condo insurance that bridges the gap in coverage between your condo association’s master insurance policy and your property/personal liability protection is known as a H06 condo insurance policy. If you are acquiring a mortgage in order to purchase a condo, your mortgage lender will most likely require you to purchase this policy. Every condominium development has […]