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You Need an Agent Who Will Put You First

December 28, 2016 8:15 am

You Need an Agent Who Will Put You First | Keeping Current Matters When it comes to buying a home, whether you are a rookie homebuyer or have gone through the process many times, having a local real estate expert who is well versed in the neighborhood you are looking to move into, as well as the trends of that area, should be your goal.

Homeowner’s Net Worth Is 45x Greater Than A Renter’s

December 27, 2016 8:15 am

Homeowner’s Net Worth Is 45x Greater Than a Renter’s | Keeping Current Matters Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts a Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. The latest survey, which includes data from 2010-2013, reports that a homeowner’s net worth is 36 times greater than that of a renter ($194,500 vs. $5,400).

Top 5 Reasons You Should Not For Sale By Owner

December 26, 2016 8:12 am

Top 5 Reasons You Should Not For Sale By Owner | Keeping Current Matters In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers.

Existing Home Sales Surge Through The Holidays [INFOGRAPHIC]

December 23, 2016 8:09 am

Existing Home Sales Surge Through The Holidays [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

The Fed Raised Rates: What Does that Mean for Housing?

December 22, 2016 8:09 am

The Fed Raised Rates: What Does that Mean for Housing? | Keeping Current Matters You may have heard that the Federal Reserve raised rates last week… But what does that mean if you are looking to buy a home in the near future?