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Combining Households? Here’s What You Need to Know.
Perhaps you’ve discovered this article because you find yourself in a relationship that makes you very, very happy – happy to the point that you’re considering moving in with the man or woman of your dreams. If so, congratulations! Love is wonderful, and there’s truly nothing in the world quite like it. Maybe you’re young, and unencumbered, and falling in love for the first time. On the other side of the coin, perhaps you’re 30, 40, or 50. Perhaps each […]
CEO’s Vision Leads GayRealEstate.com
GayRealEstate.com has been around for over 25 years! We wanted to share a little bit with you about how the company was started – from the CEO himself, Jeff Hammerberg. We did a quick interview with him so you can get to know him and see how his personal experience leads the vision of our company! What do you love about your job? I have the amazing opportunity to align fellow members of the LGBTQ community with a top gay […]
How Gay Couples Can Buy a House Without a Breakup
Purchasing a home is an exciting but stressful life event and emotions can get out of hand. For example, disputes can arise if you prefer the cute little house on Leaf Street but your partner prefers the condo located closer to town, or the home one partner prefers costs more than the other partner is comfortable spending. Following are some tips on how gay couples can buy a house without a breakup. 1. First and most importantly, sit down and […]
Top 5 Home Mortgage Considerations, with or without Your LGBT Partner.
There are advantages and disadvantages to financing a mortgage with your partner. Careful consideration should be given to issues that could affect you before making a final decision. Top 5 Reasons to Put Mortgage in Both Names 1. If you both have good credit, obtaining a mortgage in both of your names may help you obtain a low interest rate. 2. Using both of your incomes to obtain a mortgage may increase your chances of getting approved for a higher […]
Legalities of Gay Marriage and Buying Your First Home Together
The legalities of gay marriage and buying your first home together vary depending on factors including the state that you live in. If you are married and live in a state that recognizes same sex marriages, the procedure for buying a home is the same as it is for heterosexual married couples. Those that do not live in a state that recognizes their marriage will be forced to purchase their home as individuals rather than as a married unit. Once […]
Top 3 Ways for Same Sex Couples to finance a Home Purchase
There are several ways that same sex couples can finance a home purchase including traditional mortgage lenders and possible other options. Following are the top 3 ways for same sex couples to finance a home. 1. The U.S. Finance and Administration, FHA, is a division of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, HUD. Because discrimination based on marital status is prohibited, it makes no difference if you are married or not when applying for a loan. Federal law […]
Dear Gay Realtor – Can my same sex Veteran husband and I obtain a VA loan together?
Whether you can obtain a VA loan with your same sex Veteran husband depends on a number of factors. The Veteran’s Administration, VA, issued Circular 26-13-18 in September 2013 in response to the President of the United State’s directive that the Executive Branch stop enforcement of the statutory language in Title 38, U.S. Code, defining spouse as someone of the opposite sex. The VA stated in that circular that it would determine whether same sex married couples qualify for a […]
Garden Grove, CA Quiet Gay Lifestyle in Mid-Century Modern City
Garden Grove is situated in the northern part of Orange County, California inland of the Pacific Coast. This is one of the straighter, tidier towns in California, as it is home to a huge religious contingent. It also has the second largest Vietnamese population in the United States. The total population is 170,883. Originally it was a farming community that grew walnuts, oranges, chili peppers and strawberries. If you are looking to buy a home here you will notice that […]
Gay Realtors Advice On Buying a Home with No Down payment
When it comes to owning a home, making a down payment can be very challenging. However, there are some instances you can follow in order to purchase a home with zero down payment according to our expert gay realtor. USDA Rural Housing Loans For people with a lower income, rural housing programs may allow them to buy a house without making any down payment. Those whose income doesn’t go beyond the local area median income (AMI) may qualify for loan […]
How to Hire the Best Gay / Lesbian Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home
Typically the reason you need to hire a real estate agent would be to facilitate the quick sale of your home, sell at a better price and prevent any miss-steps. However, to ensure a smooth process then you need to find a competent, full-time real estate agent who can sell your property professionally. There are some things that you need to know before hiring anybody to sell your home. 1. Find a Local Agent It is very important to find […]