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Are Your Housing Cost Working For You

The Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances  in which they collect data across all economic and social groups every three years. The latest survey, includes data from

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Thinking Of Selling Act Now

If you thought about selling your house this year, now more than ever may be the time to do it! The inventory of homes for sale is well below historic norms and buyer demand is skyrocketing. We were

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3 Tips For Buyers In Todays Market

In today’s highly competitive real estate market, where inventory levels are not keeping up with the constant stream of buyer demand, there are steps you can take to ensure you are most prepared

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A Home Is A Good Financial Decision

According to the National Association of Realtors®’ 2017 National Housing Pulse Survey, 84% of Americans now believe that purchasing a home is a good financial decision. Since 2007 before the

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Buying Vs Renting Which Is Better For You

According to a recent Trulia report, "buying is cheaper than renting in 100 of the largest metro areas by an average of 33.1%. " The report may have some people thinking about buying a home instead

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The Social Benefits Of Homeownership

The National Association of Realtors recently released a study titled 'Social Benefits of Homeownership and Stable Housing’ The study confirmed a long-standing belief of most Americans:

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Impact Of Rising Rates On 2017 Housing Market

Over the last several years, low mortgage rates were a major stimulus to the housing recovery. However, many industry experts are starting to show concern about the possible effect that the rising

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Either Way You Are Paying A Mortgage

There are some renters who 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

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Thinking About Purchasing Why What

Why are you buying a home?This is the most important question to ask and answer. Why do want to purchase a home? For most people, the reason has nothing to do with money.A survey study by the

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What Is Private Mortgage Insurance PMI

Freddie Mac defines PMI as:“An insurance policy that protects the lender if you are unable to pay your mortgage. It's a monthly fee, rolled into your mortgage payment, that is required for all

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Do You Have Enough Set Aside For Closing Cost

Have You Put Aside Enough for Closing Costs? | Real Estate with Have You Put Aside Enough for Closing Costs? - Simplifying the Market™ There are many potential home buyers, and even

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VHDA DownPayment Assistance

VHDA Down Payment Assistance CHANGES!! (Note: Virginia properties only!)Passing along some critical VHDA changes to their Down Payment Assistance programs, effective for all locks

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Stafford County VA A Wondeful Place To Buy

The Commonwealth of Virginia is a remarkable place to live, оffеrіng its rеѕіdеntѕ a wіdе variety оf lifestyle opportunities. One extremely interesting option is the Stafford County

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