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5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional

August 14, 2014 8:21 am

5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional | Keeping Current Matters Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite an adventurous journey. You need an experienced Real Estate Professional to lead you to your ultimate goal. In this world of instant gratification and internet searches, many sellers think that they can For Sale by Owner or FSBO. The 5 Reasons You NEED a Real Estate Professional in your corner haven’t changed, but have rather been strengthened in recent months due to the projections of higher mortgage interest rates & home prices as the market continues to recover.

Harvard’s 5 Financial Reasons to Buy a Home

August 13, 2014 8:09 am

Harvard’s 5 Financial Reasons to Buy a Home | Keeping Current Matters Eric Belsky is Managing Director of the Joint Center of Housing Studies at Harvard University. He also currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Housing Research and Housing Policy Debate. Last year, he released a paper on homeownership - The Dream Lives On: the Future of Homeownership in America. In his paper, Belsky reveals five financial reasons people should consider buying a home.

Either Way, You’re Still Paying a Mortgage

August 12, 2014 7:57 am

Either Way, You're Still Paying A Mortgage | Keeping Current Matters

There are some people that have not purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage - either your mortgage or your landlord’s.

You’ve Played the Housing Market Perfectly. Don’t Blow it Now!

August 11, 2014 7:45 am

You've Played the Real Estate Market Perfectly! Don't Blow It Now! | Keeping Current Matters

Many people suffered through the housing crisis. We realize that most of the heartache was the result of a housing and mortgage market gone wild. Many consumers were swept away by the waters of a frenzied real estate market that resulted in a crisis even the experts didn’t see coming.

Home Prices Since the Peak [INFOGRAPHIC]

August 8, 2014 7:09 am

Home Prices Since Peak | Keeping Current Matters