Category Archives: Mortgage

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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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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Is Housing as Cheap as It’ll Ever Get?

Home buyers who want a bargain may want to act now because the housing market is in the midst of a turnaround, economists say. Home prices have fallen and mortgage rates are hovering near record lows, pushing home affordability for … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Get a Great Mortgage Deal

By Ismat Sarah Mangla, Money Magazine Finding an affordable house is no longer a problem but qualifying for a mortgage can be. Here are six tips to getting a mortgage and a good rate. 1. Put your credit on ice. … Continue reading

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You Just Signed a Real Estate Contract. Now What?

After months of open house tours, private appointments with your agent and looking at listings online, you’ve found the home of your dreams. You’ve written an offer and maybe even gone through a few rounds of counter offers with the … Continue reading

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