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Freddie Mac’s New 3% Down Program

March 23, 2015 12:00 pm

Freddie Mac's New 3% Down Program | Keeping Current Matters Today, Freddie Mac is scheduled to start buying mortgages with down payments of only three percent – the first time down payments have been this low on Freddie Mac loans in nearly five years. The program is called Freddie Mac Home Possible AdvantageSM.

Home Prices Over 30 Years [INFOGRAPHIC]

March 20, 2015 12:00 pm

Home Prices over 30 Years [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Billionaire Says Real Estate is Best Investment Possible

March 19, 2015 12:00 pm

Billionaire Billionaire money manager John Paulson was interviewed at the Delivering Alpha Conference presented by CNBC and Institutional Investor. During his session he boldly stated:
"I still think, from an individual perspective, the best deal investment you can make is to buy a primary residence that you're the owner-occupier of.”

Don’t Get Caught in the ‘Renter’s Trap

March 18, 2015 12:00 pm

Don’t Get Caught in the ‘Renter’s Trap’ | Keeping Current Matters There are many benefits to homeownership, one of top ones, is being able to protect yourself from rising rents and lock in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage.

Don’t Let Your “Luck” Run Out

March 17, 2015 11:57 am

Don’t Let Your “Luck” Run Out | Keeping Current Matters The 30-year fixed mortgage interest rate is currently still below 4%. Many buyers may be on the fence as to whether to act now and purchase a new home, or wait until next year, believing they still have time to lock in a low rate.