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Calm Down! The Real Estate Market is NOT Falling Apart

There has been tremendous volatility in certain markets over the last few weeks (for example, the stock and currency markets). When this happens, some tend to lump all of their investments together and create an almost ‘Armageddon’ scenario where everything loses value quickly and dramatically. Real estate is an investment that can get caught up [...]

By |2018-02-15T09:43:54-04:00February 15th, 2018|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|0 Comments

Where Are Mortgage Interest Rates Headed in 2018?

The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment. The higher the rate the greater the payment will be. That is why it is important to know where rates are headed when deciding to start your home search. Below is a chart created using Freddie Mac’s U.S. Economic [...]

By |2018-02-08T07:07:40-04:00February 8th, 2018|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|0 Comments

Whether You Rent or Buy, Either Way You’re Paying a Mortgage!

There are some people who have not purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize, however, 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, explainedin their article, “12 Practical Steps [...]

By |2018-02-05T07:12:03-04:00February 5th, 2018|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|0 Comments

Where Did Americans Move in 2017?

Some Highlights: Atlas Van Lines recently released the results of their annual Migration Patterns Survey in which they tracked their customer’s movement from state-to-state over the course of 2017. Idaho held on to the top spot of ‘high inbound’ states for the 2nd year in a row followed by Washington. The ‘outbound’ states seem to [...]

By |2018-01-19T13:43:07-04:00January 19th, 2018|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|0 Comments

61% of First-Time Buyers Put Down Less than 6%

According to the National Association of Realtors’ latest Realtors Confidence Index, 61% of first-time homebuyers purchased their homes with down payments below 6% from October 2016 through November 2017. Many potential homebuyers believe that a 20% down payment is necessary to buy a home and have disqualified themselves without even trying. The median down payment [...]

By |2018-01-17T20:48:09-04:00January 17th, 2018|News, Trending Real Estate Topics|0 Comments