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Mortgage Rates Down Slightly From Last Week

Fixed-rate mortgages reversed course this week, pushing borrowing costs down slightly for home buyers or refinancers, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey. Freddie Mac reports the following national averages with mortgage rates for the week ending June 19: 30-year … [Read more...]

Home Owners Still Holding Out for Equity

Several reports are showing home equity on the rise. In fact, home owners’ equity holdings at the end of the first quarter amounted to $10.8 trillion – the highest amount since late 2007, according to Federal Reserve reports. That number is below the $13.4 trillion reached in early 2006 during … [Read more...]

Create wealth, Move up now!

Many experts are currently discussing a variety of topics such as real estate as an investment, the movement on mortgage interest rates and reasons to buy now instead of waiting. It is important that we realize that this does not apply solely to the first time home buyer. The opportunity that … [Read more...]

Maybe Staging Isn’t That Important…

Staging may not be important and may not raise residential sales prices, according to researchers at the College of William & Mary.  The study polled 820 home buyers who were shown a series of six virtual tours of a single property, each focusing either on wall color or furnishings. The … [Read more...]

Five Reasons to Sell Now

Many sellers are still hesitant about putting their house up for sale. Where are prices headed? Where are interest rates headed? Can buyers qualify for a mortgage?  These are all valid questions. However, there are several reasons to sell your home sooner rather than later. Here are five of those … [Read more...]

Rating Exterior Replacement Projects – Most Valuable Home Improvement

A home’s curb appeal is crucial because it can be the first thing buyers notice about a home. Realtors® rated exterior projects among the most valuable home improvement projects in the 2014 Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report. Realtors® know what home features are important to buyers in their … [Read more...]