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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.

Sales of Distressed Properties Hit New Low

October 24, 2016 7:45 am

Sales of Distressed Properties Hit New Low | Keeping Current Matters The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released their latest Existing Home Sales Report revealing that distressed property sales accounted for 4% of sales in September. This is down from 7% in 2015, and is the lowest figure since NAR began tracking distressed sales in October 2008.

7 Graphs That Show the Real Estate Market is Back! [INFOGRAPHIC]

October 21, 2016 7:42 am

7 Graphs That Show the Real Estate Market is Back! [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

The ‘Great News’ About Rising Prices

October 20, 2016 7:42 am

The ‘Great News’ About Rising Prices | Keeping Current Matters Recently there has been a lot of talk about home prices and if they are accelerating too quickly. In some areas of the country, seller supply (homes for sale) cannot keep up with the number of buyers out looking for a home, which has caused prices to rise.