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Buying a Home? You Don’t Need to Do It Alone

July 30, 2014 11:24 am

Buying a Home? You Don’t Need to Do It Alone | Keeping Current Matters Last week, Discover Home Loans released an interesting survey which revealed how prepared home buyers are for the actual mortgage process. The survey reported that 94 percent of prospective buyers believe they are making a good investment decision if they buy a home. The survey also explained that 66 percent of buyers reach out to real estate agents to help determine whether buying a certain home would be a good investment. However, there is less certainty regarding the mortgage process.

Zillow + Trulia: Why it is NOT the End for Agents

July 29, 2014 11:12 am

Zillow + Trulia: Why it is NOT the End for Agents | Keeping Current Matters Yesterday, Zillow announced the acquisition of Trulia. Some industry experts are predicting the end of the real estate business as we know. They used words like “checkmate” and “kill shot”. Though we agree that aspects of the industry will be forced to evolve perhaps quicker than they had hoped, we believe this will be an evolution not a revolution. No one needs to die. THE EVOLUTION

Buying a House? 4 Reasons to DO IT NOW

July 28, 2014 11:00 am

Buying a House? 4 Reasons to DO IT NOW | Keeping Current Matters Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting.

NAR's June Existing Home Sales Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

July 25, 2014 10:24 am

NAR's June Existing Home Sales Report [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

What is holding back the Real Estate Market?

July 24, 2014 10:12 am

What is holding back the Real Estate Market? | Keeping Current Matters Though the housing market is recovering nicely, it is not doing quite as well as some analysts had predicted. There has been no shortage of excuses offered as to why this is: the rise in interest rates, more stringent lending standards, the weather.