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Be Thankful You Don’t Have to Pay Mom and Dad’s Interest Rate
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Interest rates have hovered around 4% for the majority of 2017, which has given many buyers relief from rising home prices and has helped with affordability. Experts predict that rates will increase by the end of 2017 and will be about three-quarters of a percentage point higher, at 4.5%, by the end of 2018. Last
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Veteran’s Roadmap to Building Wealth Through Homeownership Using a VA Mortgage
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1. Obtain Certificate of Eligibility from ebenefits.gov 2. Get a pre-approval from a qualified VA loan specialist who has Veteran friendly programs 3. Obtain a qualified Realtor who has a Veteran’s program 4. Purchase your home with no money down, this home can be a multifamily up to 4 units, you MUST reside in the
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Why Working with a Local Real Estate Professional Makes All the Difference
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If you’ve entered the real estate market, as a buyer or a seller, you’ve inevitably heard the real estate mantra, “location, location, location” in reference to how identical homes can increase or decrease in value due to where they’re located. Well, a new survey shows that when it comes to choosing a real estate agent,
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5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional When Buying or Selling!
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Whether you are buying or selling a home it can be quite an adventurous journey, which is why you need an experienced real estate professional to guide you on the path to your ultimate goal. In this world of instant gratification and internet searches, many sellers think that they can For Sale by Owner or
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US Housing Market Continues the Move into ‘Buy Territory’!
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According to the Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, the U.S. housing market has continued to move deeper into buy territory, supporting the belief that housing markets across the country remain a sound investment. The BH&J Index is a quarterly report that attempts to answer the question: In today’s housing market, is
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The ‘REAL’ News about Housing Affordability
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Some industry experts are claiming that the housing market may be headed for a slowdown as we proceed through 2017, based on rising home prices and a potential jump in mortgage interest rates. One of the data points they use is the Housing Affordability Index, as reported by the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Here
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Renting or Buying… Either Way You’re Paying a Mortgage
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There are some people who have not purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent-free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. As Entrepreneur Magazine, a premier source for small business, explained this month
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Mortgage Interest Rates Went Up Again… Should I Wait to Buy?
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Mortgage interest rates, as reported by Freddie Mac, have increased over the last several weeks. Freddie Mac, along with Fannie Mae, the Mortgage Bankers Association and the National Association of Realtors, is calling for mortgage rates to continue to rise over the next four quarters. This has caused some purchasers to lament the fact they
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Mortgage Rates Impact on 2017 Home Values
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There is no doubt that historically low mortgage interest rates were a major impetus to housing recovery over the last several years. However, many industry experts are showing concern about the possible effect that the rising rates will have moving forward. The Mortgage Bankers Association, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the National Association of Realtors
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Thinking of Making an Offer? 4 Tips for Success
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So you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call a ‘home,’ and you finally found one! The price is right, and in such a competitive market that you want to make sure you make a good offer so that you can guarantee your dream of making this house yours comes true! Freddie Mac covered “4 Tips
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