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Sales at Highest Pace in 10 Years! [INFOGRAPHIC]

January 27, 2017 8:24 am

Sales at Highest Pace in 10 Years! [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

Thinking of Selling? Why Now is the Time

January 26, 2017 8:24 am

Thinking of Selling? Why Now is the Time | Keeping Current Matters It is common knowledge that a large number of homes sell during the spring-buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off on putting their homes on the market until then. The question is whether or not that will be a good strategy this year.

Buying a Home is More Affordable Than Renting in 66% of US Counties

January 25, 2017 8:24 am

Buying a Home is More Affordable Than Renting in 66% of US Counties | Keeping Current Matters According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ 2017 Rental Affordability Report, buying a home is more affordable than renting in 354 of the 540 U.S. counties they analyzed.

How Low Interest Rates Increase Your Purchasing Power

January 24, 2017 8:24 am

How Low Interest Rates Increase Your Purchasing Power | Keeping Current Matters According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at 4.09%, which is still very low in comparison to recent history!

Have You Saved Enough for Closing Costs?

January 23, 2017 8:21 am

Have You Saved Enough for Closing Costs? | Keeping Current Matters There are many potential homebuyers, and even sellers, who believe that they need at least a 20% down payment in order to buy a home or move on to their next home. Time after time, we have dispelled this myth by showing that many loan programs allow you to put down as little as 3% (or 0% with a VA loan).