St Louis Region Escapes the Housing Crisis of 2020
Despite what the news media may imply, the pandemic and protests HAVE NOT severely damaged the St. Louis area real estate market. Home Showings are increasing as the stay-at-home orders are lifted. Sales Prices continue to rise as the number of Homes for Sale sinks to historically low levels. Additionally, Homes Under Contract are similar to Sold Homes during the same timeframe last year. Scroll down for more local housing info & stats and check out current for-sale, recently sold and open houses in your neighborhood.
HomeTraq provides free resources, education, and training for home-buyers, home-sellers, realtors, and lenders. In this post we wanted to outline the must-know resources on your home-hunting journey.
Below you will find all the relevant organizations and government websites that will greatly enhance your home-hunting experience.
va.gov: The website for the Veterans Administration (VA) includes information and eligibility requirements for the agency’s loan programs.
hud.gov: The website for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides information on the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) mortgage product and extensive background material on the homebuying process.
rurdev.usda.gov/rhs: The site of the Rural Housing Services within the U.S. Department of Agriculture provides information on their mortgage loan programs.
ncsha.org: The website of the National Coalition of StateHousing Agencies provides a directory of State Housing Agencies.
mbaa.org: The Mortgage Bankers Association of America is the trade group
for mortgage bankers. Its site includes some basic consumer information on the mortgage process.
namb.org: The National Association of Mortgage Brokers is a trade group. Its site includes a search feature to locate members in your area.
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