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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.

Starting to Look for a Home? Know What You WANT vs. What You NEED

October 19, 2016 7:42 am

Starting to Look for a Home? Know What You WANT vs. What You NEED | Keeping Current Matters In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking for when you start your home search.

How Historically Low Interest Rates Increase Your Purchasing Power

October 18, 2016 7:42 am

How Historically 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 3.47%. Rates have remained at or below 3.5% each of the last 16 weeks, marking a historic low.