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Jan
03
2020
2020 Real Estate Trends: Is It a Good Time To Buy or Sell?
Some of the first things we look at when determining a favorable seller’s and buyer’s market are employment, income, and consumer confidence levels. Those 3 points combined with current rates and loan programs give us an excellent sense of how big the opportunity is for...
Dec
26
2019
Saving For A Downpayment: Where To Keep Your Nest Egg
Saving for a downpayment is one of the first steps to buying a home --apart from getting pre-qualified for a mortgage. Starting your savings also requires quite a bit of commitment. It takes discipline to forgo that weekend getaway with friends or reduce everyday purchases like your usual...
Dec
18
2019
What Are Mortgage Points and Are They Worth It?
Mortgage points, sometimes called discount points, are fees that you pay in exchange for a lower interest rate. The common reason that people "buy down the rate" is that the lower interest rate may lower their monthly mortgage payment. Calculating the cost of a point is fairly simple. One...
Dec
13
2019
What Does A Stronger Market Mean For Buyers?
The most recent forecast from Fannie Mae's Economic and Strategic Research Group says the housing market may be an economic bright spot going into 2020.  While other economic indicators are pointing to uncertainty and downside risk, real estate looks strong and may help...
Dec
12
2019
Confidence In New Home Market Grows
Supply and demand have a lot to do with how much it costs to buy a house. When there are more homes than buyers, prices fall and buying becomes more affordable. When there are more buyers than homes, it gets more expensive.  That's why the new home market is so important. After all, new...
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