Buying

April 26, 2019

Renters Paying Substantially More While Owning Costs Less

 

n a recent Insights BlogCoreLogic reported that rent prices have skyrocketed since 2005. Meanwhile, the typical mortgage payment has actually decreased.

“CoreLogic’s national rent index was up 36% in December 2018 compared with December 2005, while the typical mortgage payment was down 4% over that period.” ...

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Posted in Buying, Buying A Home
March 25, 2019

Your Tax Refund Is The Key To Homeownership!

According to data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $3,143 this year when filing their taxes. This is down slightly from the average refund of $3,436 last year.

Tax refunds are often thought of as ‘extra money’ that can ...

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Feb. 25, 2019

3 Tips For Making Your Dream Of Buying A Home

Source:  (www.keepingcurrentmatters.com)

Feb. 2, 2019

5 Reasons Homeowners Throw The Best Super Bowl Parties!

 

Highlights:

  • Watching the big game at home with your friends & family offers many advantages.
  • There’s more room to entertain a large crowd, and you don’t have to worry about complaints to your landlord if you cheer too loudly!
  • The kitchen is big enough to make as many appetizers ...
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Jan. 18, 2019

What Is The Cost of Waiting to Buy Next Year?

 

Some Highlights:

  • The cost of waiting to buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time.
  • Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to rise to 5.1% by the end of 2019 ...
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Jan. 1, 2019

Where Is The Housing Market Headed In 2019?

Some Highlights:

  • ­Interest rates are projected to increase steadily throughout 2019, but buyers will still be able to lock in a rate lower than their parents or grandparents did when they bought their homes!
  • Home prices will rise at a rate of 4.8% over the course of 2019 according ...
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Dec. 28, 2018

How To Save Thousands Of Dollars In Interest On Your Mortgage

 

One of the most common loans you can get to buy a home is a 30-year fixed rate mortgage. If the thought of paying for your home over the course of 30-years seems daunting, here are some easy ways to shorten that term which will actually end up saving ...

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Dec. 20, 2018

Homeownership Remains A Huge Part Of The American Dream

 

As we head into 2019, many news outlets and housing experts warn that the housing market may slow down. Over the last six years, the inventory of homes for sale has been near historic lows, which has been the force behind increasing home prices.

This has been great news ...

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Posted in Buying, Selling
Dec. 7, 2018

The Tale Of Two Markets

 

Source:  (www.keepingcurrentmatters.com)

Posted in Buying, Selling
Dec. 4, 2018

4 Reasons To Buy A Home This Winter!

 

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting.

1. Prices Will Continue to Rise

CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insight report revealed that home prices have appreciated by 5.6% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to ...

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