Category Archives: Market Conditions

Final 2015 Housing Numbers Now In

Many have questioned the stability of certain sectors of the U.S. Economy, one section in particular is the housing market. Today we would like to share how the experts feel about how we ended 2015 and where they think we … Continue reading

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Buying a Vacation Home to Make Some Cash? Don’t Make These 5 Mistakes

Shaun Egan/Getty Images Buying your primary home is like achieving an essential piece of the American dream. And once you’ve experienced the satisfaction of homeownership, you might be tempted to purchase another. Hey, who wouldn’t want a leisurely vacation getaway spot—especially … Continue reading

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The 12 Days of Credit: How to Whip Your Finances Into Shape by Christmas

The 12 Days of Credit: How to Whip Your Finances Into Shape by Christmas   If a new roof over your head is at the top of your shopping list this season, then a good credit score is the best … Continue reading

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With Interest Rates and Home Prices on the rise, do you know the true Cost of Waiting?

  At Keeping Current Matters, we have often broken down the opportunity that exists now for Millennials who are willing and able to purchase a home NOW… Here are a couple other ways to look at the cost of waiting. … Continue reading

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Existing-Home Sales Heat Up in May, Inventory Levels Continue to Improve

Existing-home sales rose strongly in May and inventory gains continued to help moderate price growth, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All four regions of the country experienced sales gains compared to a month earlier. Total existing-home sales1, which … Continue reading

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Buying a Distressed Home: What You Need to Know

Everyone loves a bargain, the bigger the better. And arguably the biggest bargains of all can be found with distressed real estate. “There’s evidence that home values have begun to solidify in many local markets,” says Wendy Forsythe, executive vice … Continue reading

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Editor’s note: The following item is republished with permission of houzz.com. See the original article: The Do’s and Don’ts of Home Appraisal. By Vanessa Brunner Selling a home was difficult even before the market started to slide. Now, every penny … Continue reading

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