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Home Equity Increasing as Home Prices Rise [INFOGRAPHIC]

December 18, 2015 9:07 am

Home Equity Increasing as Home Prices Rise [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

FSBO, List Again or OTM? A Seller’s Dilemma

December 17, 2015 9:07 am

FSBO, List Again or OTM? A Seller's Dilemma | Keeping Current Matters At the end of December, in every region of the country, hundreds of homeowners have a tough decision to make. The ‘listing for sale agreement’ on their house is about to expire and they now must decide to either take their house off the market (OTM), For Sale by Owner (FSBO) or list it again with the same agent or a different agent.

How Long Does It Take To Save A Down Payment?

December 16, 2015 9:07 am

How Long Does It Take To Save A Down Payment? | Keeping Current Matters In a recent study conducted by Builder.com, researchers determined that nationwide it would take “nearly eight years” for a first-time buyer to save enough for a down payment on their dream home.

Selling Your House? 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t For Sale By Owner

December 15, 2015 3:07 pm

Selling Your House? 5 Reasons You Shouldn't For Sale By Owner | Keeping Current Matters In today's market, with homes selling quickly and prices rising, some homeowners might consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers.

Buying A Home? Do You Know The Difference Between Cost & Price?

December 14, 2015 9:07 am

Buying A Home? Do You Know The Difference Between Cost & Price? | Keeping Current Matters As a seller, you will be most concerned about ‘short term price’ – where home values are headed over the next six months. As a buyer, you must be concerned not about price but instead about the ‘long term cost’ of the home.