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Taking the Fear out of the Mortgage Process

October 31, 2016 7:45 am

Taking the Fear out of the Mortgage Process | Keeping Current Matters A considerable number of potential buyers shy away from jumping into the real estate market due to their uncertainty about the buying process. A specific cause for concern tends to be mortgage qualification.

Buying a Home Can Be Scary… Know the Facts [INFOGRAPHIC]

October 28, 2016 7:45 am

Buying a Home Can Be Scary... Know the Facts [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters


Percentage of Homeownership by Decade and by State

October 27, 2016 7:45 am

Percentage of Homeownership by Decade and by State | Keeping Current Matters There has been a lot of talk about the falling homeownership rate in the United States. In December 2004, the homeownership rate reached an all-time high of 69.4%, while the current rate is 62.9%. When comparing these two figures, there is some room for concern regarding the difference.

What to Expect When Home Inspecting

October 26, 2016 7:45 am

What to Expect When Home Inspecting | Keeping Current Matters So you made an offer, it was accepted, and now your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. More often than not, your agent may have made your offer contingent on a clean home inspection.

Buying is Now 37.7% Cheaper Than Renting in the US

October 25, 2016 7:45 am

Buying is Now 37.7% 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.