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The Cost of NOT Owning Your Home

September 15, 2016 1:12 pm

The Cost of NOT Owning Your Home | Keeping Current Matters Owning a home has great financial benefits. Because of this, more and more experts are growing concerned about the ramifications of a falling homeownership rate. Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the American Dream for as long as America has existed.

Mortgage Standards Easing TOO MUCH? NO!!

September 14, 2016 7:12 am

Mortgage Standards Easing TOO MUCH? NO!! | Keeping Current Matters There is no doubt that getting a mortgage is easier today than it was right after the housing crash a decade ago. However, the easing of credit availability has led to some questioning of whether or not we are headed for another housing crisis.

Why Getting Pre-Approved Should Be Your First Step

September 13, 2016 7:12 am

Why Getting Pre-Approved Should Be Your First Step | Keeping Current Matters In many markets across the country, the amount of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage before starting your search.

Interest Rates Remain at Historic Lows… But for How Long?

September 12, 2016 1:12 pm

Interest Rates Remain at Historic Lows… But for How Long? | Keeping Current Matters The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment; The higher the rate, the greater your payment will be. That is why it is important to look at where the experts believe rates are headed when deciding to buy now or wait until next year.

5 Graphs That Prove the Housing Market Is Strong and Will Continue to Surge [FREE WEBINAR]

September 10, 2016 7:09 am

5 Graphs That Prove the Housing Market Is Strong and Will Continue to Surge [FREE WEBINAR] | Keeping Current Matters