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Three Simple Tips To Make Your Home the Star Of the Show

Are you getting ready to put your house on the market in 2018? Consider this: There are three main characters in the story of selling your home: You Your Real Estate Agent Your House You’ve done all you can to prepare yourself to move, to prepare your finances and make sure you have everything you […]

Three Simple Tips To Make Your Home the Star Of the Show

Are you getting ready to put your house on the market in 2018? Consider this… there are three main characters in the story of selling your home: You Your Real Estate Agent Your House You’ve done all you can to prepare yourself to move, to prepare your finances and make sure you have everything you […]

Housing Affordability Getting Worse in 2018

With rising interest rates, inventory shortages, and  high buyer demands housing affordability is looking pretty grim. I wish we could say that things will soon be better, but according to the National Association of REALTORS(r), mortgage rates will reach 4.5% by the second half of 2018 while housing markets across America are seeing surges in […]

Improve Your Credit Score

Low or bad credit are one of the biggest hurdles that potential homebuyers face. Qualifying and securing a home loan is an obvious vital step in the home buying process, but most mortgage lenders require a minimum of a 620 FICO score in order to be approved for a home loan. Understanding Your Credit Score […]

Interest Rates Rise, but More Loan Programs Are Coming to the Market

As interest rates continue to rise in the United States, reaching its highest point since 2014, potential homebuyers are really starting to worry about how the rest of 2018 is going to work out for them during the home buying process. With higher than average home prices, inflation worries, and an unstable market it is […]