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By Amy Patterson On September 3, 2015

Market Trends

According the RealtyTrac’s most recent home sales report, July 2015 proved to be a month of the good, the bad and the…good?...


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Tags: Mortgage, Home Loans, Market,

Last week, we talked about the hidden investment, otherwise known as your home. On average, last year in the US, statistics...


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By Amy Patterson On August 27, 2015

The Hidden Investment

Often, we refer to a home purchase as an investment, but it can’t necessarily be measured the same way as other, more tangible...


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Tags: Mortgage, Homeowners, Home Loans,

By Amy Patterson On August 25, 2015

Existing Home Sales Rise

July marked the third consecutive monthly gain for existing home sales. According to the National Association of Realtors,...


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By Amy Patterson On August 18, 2015

Rent Rises

THIRTY PERCENT – that’s the amount of your monthly income you can expect to pay for rent throughout the US currently. But it...


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Tags: Mortgage, Homeowners, Home Loans,

According to The Mortgage Bankers Association, its Mortgage Credit Access Index (MCAI) rose last week by 2.5 points (or 2.9%)...


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Tags: Mortgage