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Why Is There So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage?

December 5, 2017 10:48 am

Why Is There So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage? | Keeping Current Matters
Why is there so much paperwork mandated by the lenders for a mortgage loan application when buying a home today? It seems that they need to know everything about you and requires three separate sources to validate each and every entry on the application form.

5 Reasons to Sell This Winter!

December 4, 2017 10:48 am

5 Reasons to Sell This Winter! | Keeping Current Matters
Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this winter makes sense.

Median Days on the Market Drops to 34! [INFOGRAPHIC]

December 1, 2017 10:48 am

Median Days on the Market Drops to 34! [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

The Real Reason Home Prices are Increasing

November 30, 2017 10:48 am

The Real Reason Home Prices are Increasing | Keeping Current Matters
There are many unsubstantiated theories as to why home values are continuing to increase. From those who are worried that lending standards are again becoming too lenient (data shows this is untrue), to those who are concerned that prices are again approaching boom peaks because of “irrational exuberance” (this is also untrue as prices are not at peak levels when they are adjusted for inflation), there seems to be no shortage of opinion.

2 Charts That Show the Truth about Home Affordability

November 29, 2017 10:50 am

There is a lot of discussion about the current state of housing affordability for both first-time and move-up buyers, and much of the narrative is tarnished with a negative slant. However, the truth is that housing affordability is better today than at almost any time in our history.