Housing
Is A Reverse Mortgage Right for You?

Is A Reverse Mortgage Right for You?

Written by Alanna McCargo. Originally published in Equifax Finance Real Estate on 4/30/15. According to an August 2014 study conducted by Merrill Lynch, when it comes to homeowners, seniors tend to...Read More

Homeownership Advocacy: Affordable Housing Needs Your Voice & Support.

As a volunteer and advocate for Habitat for Humanity and its mission to make homeownership accessible to more families in need, I am sharing the below advocacy letter that everyone can send to their...Read More

What You Need to Know About the 2014 Mortgage Market

What You Need to Know About the 2014 Mortgage Market

Written by Alanna McCargo on December 10, 2013. Originally Published on Equifax Finance Blog in Real Estate This year has been a particularly busy one for me. My husband and I have been involved in...Read More

DC Habitat Launches ‘Homes for Vets’ on the National Mall

DC Habitat Launches ‘Homes for Vets’ on the National Mall

By Alanna McCargo This week, Habitat for Humanity of Washington, DC launched its Home for Vets campaign on the National Mall. The week started off with the Veterans Build on the Mall, raising...Read More

Whether You Own or Rent, You Need a Place to Call Home

Whether You Own or Rent, You Need a Place to Call Home

By Alanna McCargo The debate about home ownership is alive and well. Questions like: Are we in another housing bubble? Is this a good time to buy a home? Are home prices really appreciating for the...Read More

Bipartisan Policy Report: Housing Is Broken And Urgent Action Needed

Bipartisan Policy Report: Housing Is Broken And Urgent Action Needed

By Alanna McCargo On Tuesday, the Bipartisan Policy Center(BPC) released its long awaited white paper:Housing America’s Future, providing recommendations on housing policy for the American Housing...Read More

Real Barriers to Homeownership

New entrants to homeownership will need more financial education resources, training and financing programs to help navigate the process and become successful homeowners. First time homebuyers, millennials, new immigrants, minorities, women head of households are all projected to be the demographic types that will drive housing demand in the future. New focus, financial literacy programs, housing programs and credit access methods will be key to successfully serving the new housing market.

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Homeownership Advocacy: Affordable Housing Needs Your Voice & Support.

As a volunteer and advocate for Habitat for Humanity and its mission to make homeownership accessible to more families in need, I am sharing the below advocacy letter that everyone can send to their state and local representatives. Homeowners of the...Read More

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