Colleen Wright

13 Flips | 1 Magazine | @cmwright | I'm a Realtor in the Northern Virginia area

When First-Timers Look Risky to Lenders

Getting a home loan is hard enough, but first-time buyers who want a jumbo mortgage have even higher hurdles to clear.<p>In the San Francisco Bay area, where real-estate prices are sky high, it's not uncommon for first-time buyers to need jumbo loans, which start there at $625,501 (above $417,000 in …

Familiar Tune: Homeownership Falls to 1995 Levels

Owning a home has fallen in popularity to levels last seen during the heyday of grunge rock.<p>Homeownership in the United States continued to tick downward, hitting its lowest rate in nearly 18 years, according to Census Bureau data released Tuesday, a sign that more families are choosing to rent …

Will 2013 be a Good Year in Real Estate?

I recently spoke with Keller-Williams Real Estate agent Ron Chun Foo regarding how the market has performed in 2012 and where it’s headed in 2013. …

Real Estate Ownership Through Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

Equity real estate investment trust investors can own commercial real estate without the hassles of managing it. REITs, through experienced …

Top iOS Apps for Tracking Savings Goals

• Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Email<p>Updated April 09, 2018<p>When it comes to your savings goals, there are a number of iPhone and iPad apps available to help you manage …