Airbnb and Your Ability to Refinance

Airbnb, the room-rental service, has caused some complications for hosts when refinancing their mortgage. If you currently rent out your living space through a rental-service, this article from the Wall Street Journal is worth a read.

 

54989954 - saransk, russia - march 23, 2016: photo of lg smartphone with airbnb logotype on the screen. selective focus.
54989954 – saransk, russia – march 23, 2016: photo of lg smartphone with airbnb logotype on the screen. selective focus.

Should You Settle in a College Town

Maybe you spent some of the best years of your life in a college town, but living there long-term can present some challenges. U.S News and World Report has some points to consider before you make a decision. More, here.

 

38871472 - athens, georgia, usa downtown cityscape.
38871472 – athens, georgia, usa downtown cityscape.

Housing Starts Reach New High

Housing starts have rebounded to their second-highest rate since the recession. Overall starts are 5.6% higher when compared to a year ago. Also, the National Association of Home Builders said builder sentiment rose slightly in August. More, here.

 

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