Many homes are in fine condition but could be improved to the buyers taste but what if the buyer only has the down payment and doesn’t have or want to use any additional funds in order to bring what could be a great home up to their particular standard? USHUD believes that the answer is very likely a FHA 203b mortgage that allows for repairs …

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This is a common response from home buyers that have been online and filled out a form to be contacted but this is not a dead-end it is just a road block. Road blocks can be gotten around fairly easily while dead ends are of course…dead. USHUD hears real estate agents mixing these two up often and we wanted to shine some light on what …

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What most people argue about regarding professional sports teams is when the City or State provides tax breaks to the ownership or worse when they pay for a portion of the construction of a new facility to house the sports team. What most people don’t put into the equation and what is hard to define is the benefits to the city overall. Quantifying a rise …

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USHUD need look no further than what has happened to the city of Cleveland recently. First the Cleveland Browns drafted a Heisman trophy winning Johnny Manziel in the first round. Manziel may not be the starter this year but then again…he may be? That interest keeps millions of speculators talking about Cleveland. That type of publicity is invaluable. This brings attention to the city of …

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