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Do Rising Mortgage Rates Lead to Falling Home Prices?

July 9, 2018

Recently, Freddie Mac published an Insight Report titled Nowhere to go but up? How increasing mortgage rates could affect housing. The report focused on the impact the projected rise in mortgage rates might have on the housing market this year. Many believe that an increase in mortgage rates will cause ...

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When Should I Buy That?

May 14, 2018

So you’ve got the house of your dreams but now what? Is there a “best time” to make purchases for the home that can bring the costs noticeably down? With Amazon, eBay, Etsy, and others just a click of the mouse away it would seem that home goods are available ...

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How Do Rising Interest Rates Affect My Purchasing Power?

April 13, 2018

With interest rates on the rise, buyers have been asking, “How do higher interest rates really affect my monthly payment?” The answer might surprise you. In this example, we’re starting with a $300,000 loan amount on a 30-year fixed mortgage. At a 3.75% interest rate, the monthly payment would be ...

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7 Factors to Consider When Choosing A Home to Retire In

March 12, 2018

As more and more baby boomers enter retirement age, the question of whether or not to sell their homes and move will become a hot topic. In today’s housing market climate, with low available inventory in the starter and trade-up home categories, it makes sense to evaluate your home’s ability ...

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