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The Two Things You Don’t Need to Hear from Your Listing Agent

September 16, 2014 8:39 am

Two Things You Don't Need to Hear From Your Listing Agent | Keeping Current Matters You’ve decided to sell your house. You begin to interview potential real estate agents to help you through the process.

How Interest Rates Impact Family Wealth

September 15, 2014 8:39 am

How Interest Rates Impact Family Wealth | Keeping Current Matters With interest rates still in the low 4%’s, many buyers may be on the fence as to whether to act now and purchase a new home, or wait until next year.

Cost Across Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

September 12, 2014 8:06 am

Cost Across Time [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Getting A Mortgage: Why So Much Paperwork?

September 11, 2014 7:54 am

Getting a Mortgage: Why so much Paperwork? | Keeping Current Matters We are often asked why there is so much paperwork mandated by the bank for a mortgage loan application when buying a home today. It seems that the bank needs to know everything about us and requires three separate sources to validate each and every entry on the application form. Many buyers are being told by friends and family that the process was a hundred times easier when they bought their home ten to twenty years ago.

Buying a Home is 38% Less Expensive than Renting!

September 10, 2014 7:42 am

Buy-or-Rent In Trulia’s 2014 Rent vs. Buy Report, they explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting throughout the 100 largest metro areas in the United States; ranging from an average of 5% in Honolulu, all the way to 66% in Detroit, and 38% Nationwide!