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A Few Thoughts on Your 2017 Mortgage Situation February 2, 2017
A Few Thoughts on Your 2017 Mortgage Situation

We’re now in month two of 2017 (hard to believe)! If financing a home is on your to-do list for 2017, here are a few things you may want to keep in mind. Should you still consider buying a home? Buying a…

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Hold Off on That FHA Insurance Premium Reduction January 26, 2017
Hold Off on That FHA Insurance Premium Reduction

A couple weeks ago, you might recall reports indicating that HUD was reducing the premiums charged for mortgage insurance by 0.25% beginning on January 27, 2017. For now, that plan has been suspended. Among fears that HUD may not have adequate reserves…

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Here’s What Homebuyers are Really Thinking… January 19, 2017
Here’s What Homebuyers are Really Thinking…

Today I offer some food for thought to listing agents.  Perhaps these hints can help you to sell your next listing a bit faster! It’s very common for real estate agents to use certain “buzz” words when describing their listings.  Some time…

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FHA Reduces Insurance Premiums! January 12, 2017
FHA Reduces Insurance Premiums!

The department of U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced on Monday that they will reducing the premiums charged on FHA insured mortgages by a quarter of a percent (.25%). HUD secretary Julian Castro stated that four years of growth and the…

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How to Know When It’s Time to Refi? January 5, 2017
How to Know When It’s Time to Refi?

We’ve been talking about how great interest rates are for a few years now and when rates are low, there’s always that thought that maybe it would be advantageous to refinance the house. So how do you know if a refi actually…

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6 Real Estate Predictions for 2017 December 29, 2016
6 Real Estate Predictions for 2017

With the New Year upon us and a new president being ushered in about 3 weeks, many are wondering what might be in store for the Real Estate market in 2017. Here are some bold predictions based on the thoughts and opinions…

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