Buyer News

Sept. 3, 2020

Current Buyer & Seller Perks in the Housing Market

Today’s housing market is making a truly impressive turnaround, and it’s also setting up some outstanding opportunities for buyers and sellers. Whether you’re thinking of buying or selling a home this year, there are perks today that are rarely available, and definitely worth looking into. Here are the top two. 

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Sept. 3, 2020

Is This Your Situation: Debating Over Whether to Buy a New or Old Home?

There are pros and cons to both new construction and existing homes. Click through to take a look at the price differences, maintenance and operation costs, location and style of the home when making your decision. 

Congratulations on making the big decision to buy a new home. Now, what ...

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July 28, 2020

Mortgage Rates Remain at All-Time Low

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage stayed at its record low this week, offering an opportunity for home buyers to lock in the lowest rate in Freddie Mac’s records dating back 50 years.

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.13% this week.

The mortgage market has seen a resurgence in applications for ...

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July 28, 2020

5 Reasons to Think Long and Hard About Building a Home?

Your dream home will have French double doors, a wood-burning fireplace, a fully finished basement, and a private office in the back of the house. Should you just build a custom home? Click through to learn what this involves.

In a perfect world you could have the perfect home of ...

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July 16, 2020

Buying Your First Home?

Thinking about buying your first home? Make sure to take these four steps one year before you take the leap. Click through to learn how to make your home purchase process as easy as possible.

 

You’re going for it – you are finally ready to purchase your first home ...

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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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