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The REAL Reasons Americans Buy a Home

December 23, 2014 10:33 am

The REAL Reasons Americans Buy a Home | Keeping Current Matters Last week, we reported on the financial reasons that the New York Times felt that homeownership was important. 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.

Home Values Compared to the Peak of 2006-2007

December 22, 2014 10:33 am

Home Values Compared to the Peak of 2006-2007 | Keeping Current Matters There is no doubt that the housing market has recovered from the meltdown that occurred just a few short years ago. However, in some states home values still have not returned to the prices we saw in 2006 and 2007.

Millennial Buyers & Their Preferences [INFOGRAPHIC]

December 19, 2014 10:27 am

Millennial Homebuyers & Their Preferences [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do You Fit the Description of the Typical First Time Homebuyer?

December 18, 2014 10:27 am

Do You Fit the Description of the Typical First Time Homebuyer? | Keeping Current Matters There are many people sitting on the sidelines trying to decide if they should purchase a home or sign a rental lease. Some might wonder if it makes sense to purchase a house before they are married and have a family. Others may think they are too young. And still others might think their current income would never enable them to qualify for a mortgage.

Two Great Reasons to Buy not Rent

December 17, 2014 10:24 am

Two Great Reasons to Buy not Rent | Keeping Current Matters There are many young people debating whether they should renew the lease on their apartment or sign a contract to purchase their first home.