Community News

Sept. 13, 2021

Fannie Mae is Changing Credit Score Calculations

Fannie Mae is changing the way credit scores are calculated on its loans to allow more people to qualify.  Lenders will now be averaging the median score of the borrowers, as opposed to using the lower of the borrowers' median scores as previously required.

 

Example:

Borrower credit scores ...
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June 10, 2021

Heyward Homes is now a Realty ONE Group Affiliate!

I'm proud to announce that The Heyward Homes Team has a new home with Realty One Group! Same Excellent Service. Same Impeccable Integrity. And now, better positioned to effectively assist you with a broader range of real estate advise and consultation.

From 1st Time Home Buyers to the Experienced ...

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April 25, 2021

Coming Soon in Cheverly, MD!

An Absolute Must See!
4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms. Minutes to DC, Rte 50 & BW Parkway, this home is convenient to everything. Offering new upgrades and renovations, deck, 2 car garage, wet bar, hardwood floors, a private oasis in the backyard and much, much more! You will be very ...
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March 17, 2021

6 Simple Graphs Proving This Is Nothing Like Last Time

Last March, many involved in the residential housing industry feared the market would be crushed under the pressure of a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic. Instead, real estate had one of its best years ever. Home sales and prices were both up substantially over the year before. 2020 was so strong that ...

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Feb. 23, 2021

Where Have All the Houses Gone?

In today’s housing market, it seems harder than ever to find a home to buy. Before the health crisis hit us a year ago, there was already a shortage of homes for sale. When many homeowners delayed their plans to sell at the same time that more buyers aimed to ...

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Dec. 31, 2020

Four Expert Views on the 2021 Housing Market

The housing market was a shining star in 2020, fueling the economic turnaround throughout the country. As we look forward to 2021, can we expect real estate to continue showing such promise? Here’s what four experts have to say about the year ahead.

Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist, National Association ...

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Dec. 30, 2020

Selling Your House on Your Own in 2021 Is a Mistake

There are many benefits to working with a real estate professional when selling your house. During challenging times, like what we face today, it becomes even more important to have an expert you trust to help guide you through the process. If you’re considering selling on your own, known in ...

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Dec. 29, 2020

What Is The Sankofa Asylum?

Dec. 21, 2020

The Do’s and Don’ts after Your Mortgage Preapproval

Once you’ve found the right home and applied for a mortgage, there are some key things to keep in mind before you close. You’re undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new place, but before you make any large purchases, move your money around, or make any major life ...

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Dec. 14, 2020

The Sankofa Asylum by Heyward Homes