Seller-financing myths

Learn the truth about who must be licensed and other aspects of the SAFE Act. On July 30, 2008, President Bush signed into law the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act—the SAFE Act. This federal law mandated that within one year, all states must...

Be wary of moving and mortgage scams

Even though the real estate market in Austin is doing relatively well, the condition of the national housing market has caused scam activity to spike across the country. These schemes are designed to make the perpetrators rich and leave others holding the bag. It can...