Tag Archives: Buying a Home

30-year mortgages hit 2011 low

Mortgage rates have dropped this past week. The affordability to purchase a home is at an all-time high and is in some cases CHEAPER to buy a home then rent a place. If you are interested in purchasing a home … Continue reading

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Rate on 30-year fixed mortgage falls to 4.78 pct

Fixed mortgage rates dipped this week, with the rate on the 30-year loan staying under 5 percent and the 15-year loan falling below 4 percent. Freddie Mac says the average rate on the 30-year loan fell to 4.78 percent from … Continue reading

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How Can You Beat a Cash Bidder in Real Estate Market

Cash buyers are flooding the real estate market in record numbers to take advantage of bargain housing prices. But these buyers may put consumers who need financing at a disadvantage. Sellers often prefer cash deals because it can mean faster … Continue reading

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Billionaire pays $100 million for mansion

WSJ: Highest known price ever paid for a single-family home in the U.S. Home prices may be dropping across the U.S., but at least one segment of the market seems to be doing well: mansions for the ultra-wealthy. The Wall … Continue reading

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Mortgage rates break 5%

          It’s time to say hello to 5% loans. The national average interest for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage surpassed 5% for the first time since May 2010, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey. During … Continue reading

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Considering buying a home? Now is the time to buy!

Buyers who choose to wait until prices come down more are also gambling that interest rates will hold steady or drop further. The impact interest rates can have on the real monthly costs of homeownership is very significant. Do you … Continue reading

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Parents who invest in a child’s mortgage

Article by Will Springer, Editor for msnbc.com Should parents help a family member pay for a new home? Financially and emotionally, it can be a great investment – but at what price? Getting a mortgage can be difficult in perfect … Continue reading

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Signed contracts increase 3.5% in November

Home sales are starting to increase. If you are on the fence about buying a home or looking to buy a home now is the time to buy. Before rates increase and the buying market heats-up any more. People are … Continue reading

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Helpful Information for Home Buyers

Buying a home is an exciting time in one’s life. Making the smart move of choosing a REALTOR® is your first step to ensuring that your new home and community meets your needs. My services and experience range from financial … Continue reading

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When Buying a Home, Always Have a Home Inspection!

As a Real Estate Professional who has worked on countless transactions, I can safely say that no two transactions are the same.  That being said, the one thing that I make sure is the same with every transaction I handle … Continue reading

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