Why Have Interest Rates Jumped to a 7-Year High?
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Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage have climbed from 3.95% in the first week of January up to 4.61% last week, which marks a 7-year high according to … Read More

How Current Interest Rates Can Have a High Impact on Your Purchasing Power
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According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at 4.61%, which is still near record lows in comparison to recent history! The interest … Read More

Don’t Wait to Sell Your House! Buyers Are Out Now
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Recently released data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) suggests that a now is a great time to sell your home. The concept of ‘supply & demand’ reveals that the … Read More

Is Your First Home Within Your Grasp Now? [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Some Highlights: According to the US Census Bureau, ‘millennials’ are defined as 18-36-year-olds. According to NAR’s latest Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, the median age of all first-time home … Read More

Moving Up to Your Dream Home? Don’t Wait!
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Mortgage interest rates have risen by more than half of a point since the beginning of the year, and many assume that if mortgage rates rise, home values will fall. … Read More

Access: An Important Factor in Getting Your House SOLD!
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So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you through the entire process, and they have asked you what level of access you … Read More

Homeownership: “A Man Is Not a Complete Man, Unless He Owns a House”
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The famous quote by Walt Whitman, “A man is not a whole and complete man, unless he owns a house and the ground it stands on,” can be used to … Read More

5 Ways Tax Reform Has Impacted the 2018 Housing Market
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Starting late last year, some predicted that the 2018 tax changes would cripple the housing market. Headlines warned of the potential for double-digit price depreciation and suggested that buyer demand … Read More

Real Estate Tops Best Investment Poll for 5th Year Running
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Every year, Gallup surveys Americans to determine their choice for the best long-term investment. Respondents are given a choice between real estate, stocks/mutual funds, gold, savings accounts/CDs, or bonds. For … Read More

Home Inspections: What to Expect
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So you made an offer, it was accepted, and now your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. Oftentimes, agents make your offer contingent on a clean … Read More

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