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Building Wealth: First Rung on the Ladder is Housing

April 7, 2016 10:55 am

Building Wealth: First Rung on the Ladder is Housing | Keeping Current Matters How Housing Matters is a joint project of the Urban Land Institute and the MacArthur Foundation. It is “an online resource for the most rigorous research and practical information on how a quality, stable, affordable home in a vibrant community contributes to individual and community success”.

Real Estate: 2016 Will Be the Best Year in a Decade

April 6, 2016 10:55 am

Real Estate: 2016 Will Be the Best Year in a Decade | Keeping Current Matters A few weeks ago, Jonathan Smoke, the Chief Economist at realtor.com, exclaimed: “All indicators point to this spring being the busiest since 2006.”

Rent or Buy: Either Way You’re Paying A Mortgage

April 5, 2016 10:55 am

Rent or Buy: Either Way You’re Paying A Mortgage | Keeping Current Matters There are some renters that have not yet purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage - either your mortgage or your landlord’s.

Don’t Wait! Move Up To Your Dream Home Now!

April 4, 2016 10:49 am

Don’t Wait! Move Up To Your Dream Home Now! | Keeping Current Matters Now that the housing market has stabilized, more and more homeowners are considering moving up to the home they have always dreamed of. Prices are still below those of a few years ago and interest rates have stayed near historic lows.

Don't Be Fooled... Homeownership Is A Great Investment! [INFOGRAPHIC]

April 1, 2016 10:46 am

Don't Be Fooled... Homeownership Is A Great Investment! [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters