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Homeownership Is a Good Financial Investment!

June 13, 2017 11:48 am

Homeownership Is a Good Financial Investment! | Keeping Current Matters According to a recent report by Trulia“buying is cheaper than renting in 100 of the largest metro areas by an average of 33.1%.” The report may have some people thinking about buying a home instead of signing another lease extension, but does that make sense from a financial perspective?

4 Reasons to Buy This Summer!

June 12, 2017 11:48 am

4 Reasons to Buy This Summer! | Keeping Current Matters Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today, instead of waiting.

The Impact Your Interest Rate Makes [INFOGRAPHIC]

June 9, 2017 11:42 am

The Impact Your Interest Rate Makes [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Mortgage Interest Rates Reverse Course in 2017

June 8, 2017 11:42 am

Mortgage Interest Rates Reverse Course in 2017 | Keeping Current Matters To start the year, housing experts all agreed on one thing: 2017 was going to be the year we would see mortgage interest rates begin to rise. After years of historically low rates, and an improving economy, the question wasn’t if they would increase but instead how much they would increase. Some thought we could see rates hit 5-5.5% by the end of the year.

69% of Buyers are Wrong About Down Payment Needs

June 7, 2017 11:42 am

69% of Buyers are Wrong About Down Payment Needs | Keeping Current Matters According to a recent survey conducted by Genworth Financial Inc. at the Annual Mortgage Bankers’ Association Secondary Market Conference, 69% of mortgage professionals say that first-time buyers still believe a 20% down payment is necessary to buy in today’s market.