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Slaying Home Buying Myths [INFOGRAPHIC]

April 21, 2017 10:09 am

Slaying Home Buying Myths [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Tax Return Depressing? Owning a Home Could Help

April 20, 2017 10:09 am

Tax Return Depressing? Owning a Home Could Help | Keeping Current Matters Many Americans got some depressing news last week; either their tax return was not as large as they had hoped or, in some cases, they were told they owed additional money to either the Federal or State government or both. One way to save on taxes is to own your own home

Measuring Your Ability to Achieve the American Dream

April 19, 2017 10:09 am

Measuring Your Ability to Achieve the American Dream | Keeping Current Matters Forbes.com recently released the results of their new American Dream Index, in which they measure “the prosperity of the middle class, and…examine which states best support the American Dream.”

US Housing Market Continues the Move into ‘Buy Territory’!

April 18, 2017 10:09 am

US Housing Market Continues the Move into ‘Buy Territory’! | Keeping Current Matters According to the Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, the U.S. housing market has continued to move deeper into buy territory, supporting the belief that housing markets across the country remain a sound investment.

Thinking of Selling? Now Is the Time to Act

April 17, 2017 10:09 am

Thinking of Selling? Now Is the Time to Act | Keeping Current Matters If you thought about selling your house this year, now may be the time to do it. The inventory of homes for sale is well below historic norms and buyer demand is skyrocketing. We were still in high school when we learned the concept of supply and demand: the best time to sell something is when supply of that item is low and demand for that item is high. That defines today’s real estate market.