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Real Estate Again Seen as Best Investment

August 19, 2015 1:51 pm

Real Estate Seen As Best Investment Again | Keeping Current Matters We are almost back to ‘pre-housing crash’ home values. The inventories of distressed properties (foreclosures & short sales) are shrinking dramatically. The economy is improving. The job numbers are headed in the right direction.

Home Values: Where Are They Headed Over The Next 5 Years?

August 18, 2015 1:51 pm

Home Values: Where Are They Headed in the Next 5 Years? | Keeping Current Matters Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey.

The REAL Reasons Americans Buy a Home

August 17, 2015 1:51 pm

The Real Reasons Americans Buy A Home | Keeping Current Matters We often talk about the financial reasons why buying a home makes sense. But often, the emotional reasons are the more powerful, or compelling reasons. The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University performs a study every year surveying participants for the reasons that American’s feel are most important in regards to homeownership.

Foreclosure Inventory Hits Lowest Mark in Over 7 Years [INFOGRAPHIC]

August 14, 2015 1:48 pm

Foreclosure Inventory Hits Lowest Mark in Over 7 Years [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

When is it a Good Time to Rent? Definitely NOT Now!

August 13, 2015 1:48 pm

When is it a Good Time to Rent? Definitely NOT Now! | Keeping Current Matters People often ask whether or not now is a good time to buy a home. No one ever asks when a good time to rent is. However, we want to make certain that everyone understands that today is NOT a good time to rent.