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5 Reasons Why Homeownership Is a Good Financial Investment

December 1, 2016 8:03 am

5 Reasons Why 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 37.7%.” That may have some thinking about buying a home instead of signing another lease extension. But, does that make sense from a financial perspective?

Is Getting a Home Mortgage Still Too Difficult?

November 30, 2016 8:03 am

Is Getting a Home Mortgage Still Too Difficult? | Keeping Current Matters There is no doubt that mortgage credit availability is expanding, meaning it is easier to finance a home today than it was last year. However, the mortgage market is still much tighter than it was prior to the housing boom and bust experienced between 2003 - 2006.

Mortgage Interest Rates Just Went Up… Should I Wait to Buy?

November 29, 2016 8:00 am

Mortgage Interest Rates Just Went Up… Should I Wait to Buy? | Keeping Current Matters Mortgage interest rates, as reported by Freddie Mac, have increased over the last several weeks. Along with Freddie MacFannie Mae, the Mortgage Bankers Association and the National Association of Realtors are all calling for mortgage rates to continue to rise over the next four quarters.

5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional When Buying & Selling!

November 28, 2016 8:00 am

5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional When Buying & Selling! | Keeping Current Matters Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite an adventurous journey; you need an experienced Real Estate Professional to lead you to your ultimate goal. In this world of instant gratification and internet searches, many sellers think that they can For Sale by Owner or FSBO.

Existing Home Sales Surge Forward Through Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]

November 25, 2016 8:00 am

Existing Home Sales Surge Forward Through Fall [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters