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Inventory Shortages Are Slowing Down the Market

May 9, 2017 10:24 am

Inventory Shortages Are Slowing Down the Market | Keeping Current Matters The real estate market is moving more and more into a complete recovery. Home values are up. Home sales are up. Distressed sales (foreclosures and short sales) have fallen dramatically. It seems that 2017 will be the year that the housing market races forward again.

Is 2017 the Year to Move Up to Your Dream Home? If So, Do It Early!

May 8, 2017 10:24 am

Is 2017 the Year to Move Up to Your Dream Home? If So, Do It Early! | Keeping Current Matters If you are considering moving up to your dream home, it may be better to do it earlier in the year than later. The two components of your monthly mortgage payment (home prices and interest rates) are both projected to increase as the year moves forward, and interest rates may increase rather dramatically. Here are some predictions on where rates will be by the end of the year:

Do You Know the Cost of Waiting? [INFOGRAPHIC]

May 5, 2017 10:21 am

Do You Know the Cost of Waiting? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Financial Planning: 4 Reasons to Buy a House Today

May 4, 2017 10:18 am

Financial Planning: 4 Reasons to Buy a House Today | Keeping Current Matters Homeownership will always be a part of the American Dream. There are advantages to owning your own home (educational, health, social) that far transcend any economic impact. However, we want to look at several of the financial advantages of homeownership in today’s post.

Buying a Home? Do You Know the Lingo?

May 3, 2017 10:18 am

Buying a Home? Do You Know the Lingo? | Keeping Current Matters Buying a home can be intimidating if you are not familiar with the terms used during the process. To start you on your path with confidence, we have compiled a list of some of the most common terms used when buying a home.