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Do You Know How Much Equity You Have in Your Home?

June 20, 2017 11:51 am

Do You Know How Much Equity You Have in Your Home? | Keeping Current Matters CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 91,000 properties regained equity in the first quarter of 2017. This is great news for the country, as 48.2 million of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity situation.

Buying Is Now 33.1% Cheaper Than Renting in the US

June 19, 2017 11:51 am

Buying Is Now 33.1% Cheaper Than Renting in the US | Keeping Current Matters The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest metro areas in the United States.

Top Home Renovations for Maximum ROI [INFOGRAPHIC]

June 16, 2017 11:48 am

Top Home Renovations for Maximum ROI [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Are Home Prices Approaching Bubble Territory?

June 15, 2017 11:48 am

Are Home Prices Approaching Bubble Territory? | Keeping Current Matters As home values continue to rise, some are questioning whether we are approaching another housing bubble.

The TRUTH Behind the RENT vs. BUY Debate

June 14, 2017 11:48 am

The TRUTH Behind the RENT vs. BUY Debate | Keeping Current Matters In a blog post published last Friday, CNBC’s Diana Olnick reported on the latest results of the FAU Buy vs. Rent Index. The index examines that entire US housing market and then isolates 23 major markets for comparison. The researchers at FAU use a “‘horse race’ comparison between an individual that is buying a home and an individual that rents a similar-quality home and reinvests all monies otherwise invested in homeownership.”