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The Impact Your Interest Rate Makes [INFOGRAPHIC]

June 9, 2017 11:42 am

The Impact Your Interest Rate Makes [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Mortgage Interest Rates Reverse Course in 2017

June 8, 2017 11:42 am

Mortgage Interest Rates Reverse Course in 2017 | Keeping Current Matters To start the year, housing experts all agreed on one thing: 2017 was going to be the year we would see mortgage interest rates begin to rise. After years of historically low rates, and an improving economy, the question wasn’t if they would increase but instead how much they would increase. Some thought we could see rates hit 5-5.5% by the end of the year.

69% of Buyers are Wrong About Down Payment Needs

June 7, 2017 11:42 am

69% of Buyers are Wrong About Down Payment Needs | Keeping Current Matters According to a recent survey conducted by Genworth Financial Inc. at the Annual Mortgage Bankers’ Association Secondary Market Conference, 69% of mortgage professionals say that first-time buyers still believe a 20% down payment is necessary to buy in today’s market.

If Your Home Hasn’t Sold Yet… Definitely Check the Price!

June 6, 2017 11:39 am

If Your Home Hasn’t Sold Yet… Definitely Check the Price! | Keeping Current Matters The residential housing market has been hot. Home sales have bounced back solidly and are now at their fourth highest pace over the past year. Demand has remained strong ­throughout spring as many real estate professionals are reporting bidding wars with many homes selling above listing price. What about your house?

5 Reasons You Should Sell This Summer

June 5, 2017 11:39 am

5 Reasons You Should Sell This Summer | Keeping Current Matters Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this summer makes sense.