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Millennials: How Many are Actually 'Living with their Parents'?

July 17, 2014 8:51 am

Millennials: How Many are Actually ‘Living with their Parents’ | Keeping Current Matters Every day we are pleasantly surprised with the research coming forward regarding the Millennial generation. Whether it was the over-exaggeration of the student debt challenge, the misbelief that they are not yet ready to buy or the under estimation of their actual home purchases, evidence is beginning to debunk the myths many have held about this generation and homeownership. Now, one more strongly held belief is being questioned.

How Much of a Down Payment do You Actually Need?

July 16, 2014 8:40 am

How Much of a Down Payment do You Actually Need? | Keeping Current Matters A recent survey by Zelman & Associates revealed that 38% of those between the ages of 25-29 years old and 42% of those between the ages of 30-34 years old believe that a minimum of 15% is required as a down payment to purchase a home. A recent questionnaire administered by Freddie Mac showed that over 50% of all respondents thought 20% was required as a down payment.

Home Mortgage Rates: Where are They Headed?

July 15, 2014 8:27 am

Home Mortgage Rates: Where are They Headed? Many of our readers ask us where interest rates are headed over the next several months. While no one has a crystal ball, we did want to share what some experts are saying on the subject.

13,397 Houses Sold Yesterday!

July 14, 2014 8:15 am

img class="alignnone wp-image-31232" src="http://www.keepingcurrentmatters.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/7.17-Stack-of-Homes.jpg" alt="13,397 Houses Sold Yesterday! | Keeping Current Matters" width="565" height="297" /> If you read certain headlines, you might be led to believe that the housing recovery has come to a screeching halt. Naysayers are claiming that the threat of rising mortgage rates and a lack of consumer confidence are keeping Americans on the fence when it comes to purchasing real estate. That is actually far from reality. After all 13,397 houses sold yesterday, 13,397 will sell today and 13,397 will sell tomorrow.

How do you Prospect for Listings that SELL? [FREE WEBINAR]

July 12, 2014 7:51 am

Free Webinar | The 4 Keys to Prospecting for Listings that SELL | Keeping Current Matters