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June 22, 2020

The Benefits of Homeownership May Reach Further Than You Think

More than ever, our homes have become an integral part of our lives. Today they are much more than the houses we live in. They’re evolving into our workplaces, schools for our children, and safe havens that provide shelter, stability, and protection for our families through the evolving health crisis ...

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June 13, 2020

How To Be a Part-time Landlord

Think of it as a hands-on investment; real estate has long been an important investment sector. What if you added a twist: You're managing it yourself. Click through for an introduction to becoming a part-time landlord.

You'd think that the phrase "part-time landlord" would be an impossibility. Any ...

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June 5, 2020

COVID Blues? Here Is Some Good News!

As virtually every industry and business has been affected in some way or another by COVID-19, so has the mortgage industry. Click through to find out why even in these difficult times, not all the news is bad.

Most lenders immediately tightened qualifying guidelines on many or all loan programs ...

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June 5, 2020

Looking for the Best Home in Your Budget?

You look around and see so many homes that are beyond your budget, however, there may be hope. Click through to learn how you can buy the most home for your money.

You're neither rich nor poor, and you're ready to buy your first home. You look around—all ...

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May 26, 2020

Will Home Values Appreciate or Depreciate in 2020?

Each month the National Association of Realtors (NAR) surveys “over 50,000 real estate practitioners about their expectations for home sales, prices and market conditions” for the REALTORS Confidence Index. Their latest edition sheds some light on the relationship between seller traffic (supply) and buyer traffic (demand) during this pandemic ...

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May 22, 2020

Interest Rates Over Time

Interest Rates Hover Near Historic All-Time Lows [INFOGRAPHIC]

Interest Rates Hover Near Historic All-Time Lows [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

Some Highlights

  • Mortgage interest rates have dropped considerably this spring and are hovering at a historically low level.
  • Locking in at a low rate today could save you thousands of dollars over the lifetime of your home loan.
  • Let’s connect to determine ...
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May 21, 2020

Closing Costs on a Mortgage: What Are They?

Closing costs are often just mentioned in passing as part of the home purchase process, but they can be substantial and you shouldn't ignore them when budgeting. Click through to understand what exactly closing costs are.

The term "closing costs" usually includes a wide range of fees necessary when ...

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May 20, 2020

6 Reasons Why Selling Your House on Your Own Is a Mistake

 

6 Reasons Why Selling Your
House on Your Own Is a Mistake | MyKCMThere are many benefits to working with a real estate professional when selling your house. During challenging times like the one we face today, it becomes even more important to have an expert help guide you through the process. If you're considering selling on your own, known in ...
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May 9, 2020

Tips for a Quicker End to Your Mortgage

All homeowners look forward to the day when their mortgages end. With a little planning, you can make that day come sooner. Click through for some advice on how to pay off your mortgage sooner than you expected.

If you're serious about paying off your mortgage quickly, realize that ...

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May 9, 2020

Is This Your Situation: Concerned About High Closing Costs

There are some easy steps that you can take as a homebuyer to reduce your closing costs, whether it's your first house or your fourth. Click through to make the process easier on yourself and your checkbook.

Buying a new home can be a really exciting time, but it ...

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