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Homeownership's Impact on Net Worth

August 7, 2014 1:00 pm

Homeownership's Impact on Net Worth | 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.

Home Prices…Where are they Headed?

August 6, 2014 12:48 pm

Home Prices... Where are they Headed? | Keeping Current Matters Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey.

Bigger Ads Don't Make Dumber Buyers

August 5, 2014 12:36 pm

Bigger Ads Don't Make Dumber Buyers | Keeping Current Matters Being 'in and around' the real estate business for over 30 years, we are still confused about the importance both sellers and real estate agents put on advertising.  Decades ago, advertising a home was important to attract a buyer because there was no other way for an individual real estate office to announce to the world that a house was now on the market.

The Importance of Using an Agent When Selling Your Home

August 4, 2014 12:24 pm

The Importance of Using an Agent when Selling Your Home | Keeping Current Matters When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price with the least amount of hassles. However, for the vast majority of sellers, the most important result is to actually get the home sold.

How Did Americans Use The Home They Bought?

August 1, 2014 11:48 am

How Did Americans Use the House They Bought? | Keeping Current Matters