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2017 Best Year for Housing

According to Freddie Mac, 2017 will likely be the best year for housing in a decade. What is unusual are the findings from the fifth annual America at Home survey that indicates several perceived barriers to homeownership. A lack of down payment, credit concerns and student loan debt prevented many from achieving homeownership according to survey respondents, which consisted in part of 500 millennials.

By | 2017-12-13T13:04:13+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Categories: Mortgage|Tags: |

Fast Facts About the Housing Market: October 2017

In September, we saw existing home sales rise for the first time in three months. Then, in October, the market got even hotter with existing home sales increasing to their strongest pace since earlier this summer. However, supply and demand weren’t quite in sync—there were fewer closings on an annual basis for the second straight month due to supply shortages.

By | 2017-12-11T12:35:55+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Categories: Advice, Mortgage|Tags: , , , , , |

How to Choose a Lending Partner

Forming strong business relationships with a loan officer takes time and effort. These relationships are central to your performance and success and should never be under estimated or taken for granted. When it comes to choosing a lender or lenders, you want to look beyond just interest rates and product selection. Your clients are valuable and sharing them with a lender that can’t deliver puts future referrals at risk.

By | 2017-12-01T12:13:48+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Categories: Marketing|Tags: , |

Black Friday Hangover

So we are well into the Christmas shopping season as we are now past Thanksgiving and the Black Friday shop-o-rama that online seems to be ruining. We may be seeing the end of the tradition that many of us first remember as grainy newsreel images of parents fighting over cabbage dolls.

By | 2017-11-21T17:13:47+00:00 November 25th, 2017|Categories: Mortgage|Tags: , |

Overvalued homes creating tiny bubbles

Recent data indicates that more housing markets may be overvalued. According to CoreLogic when looked at nationally home prices rose 7% in September compared to September of last year. This means that 25 of the top 50 housing markets are considered overvalued.

By | 2017-11-15T15:36:52+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Mortgage|Tags: |

23 Ways to Save Money on Groceries

Believe it or not the cost of groceries has declined over the last year. Depending on where you shop, you might not have noticed the change. But, even with prices coming down, the cost of putting good healthy food on the table for you and your family can be prohibitive.

By | 2017-11-16T12:09:41+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Budget, Financial|Tags: |

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