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Gallup Poll: Real Estate “Heading in the Right Direction

September 25, 2014 8:40 am

Real Estate In a recent Gallup poll, Americans were asked to rate 24 different business sectors and industries on a five-point scale ranging from "very positive" to "very negative." The poll was first conducted in 2001, and has been used as an indicator of “Americans’ overall attitudes toward each industry”.

What You Don't Know About Your Credit Score... Could Cost You!

September 24, 2014 8:40 am

What You Don't Know About Your Credit Score Could Cost You! | Keeping Current Matters Today we are excited to have Nabil Captan as our guest blogger. Nabil is a nationally recognized credit scoring expert, educator, author and producer. In today’s post, he explains how what you don’t know about your credit score could end up costing you. Enjoy! – The KCM Crew Informed consumers considering a home purchase today want to do the right thing and plan ahead. Many do not seek immediate professional guidance from a Realtor or a mortgage loan officer. Instead, they hunt for hours online, looking at numerous websites for available homes for sale. They also consult websites to find the best interest rate and terms for future monthly mortgage payments. Many consumers feel betrayed, cheated and at times embarrassed to learn that the credit scores they counted on, to get that specific interest rate for their loan, are not used by mortgage lenders.

The Truth About Buying a Home: You DON'T Need 20% Down

September 23, 2014 8:40 am

The Truth About Buying a Home: You DON'T Need 20% Down | Keeping Current Matters In a recent survey, How America Views Homeownership, it was revealed that 68% of Americans feel that now is a good time to buy a home and 95%said they want to own a home if they don’t already.

A Homeowner’s Net Worth is 36x Greater Than A Renter!

September 22, 2014 8:40 am

Homeowner's Net Worth is 36x Greater Than a Renter | Keeping Current Matters Over the last six years, homeownership has lost some of its allure as a financial investment. As homeowners suffered through the housing bust, more and more began to question whether owning a home was truly a good way to build wealth.

Unleashing the Power of Your Personal Brand | Free Webinar

September 20, 2014 8:40 am

Free Webinar | Unleashing the Power of Your Personal Brand | Keeping Current Matters