What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 21, 2017

February 21st, 2017|

Last week's economic releases included readings on housing starts, building permits issued and the National Association of Home Builders/ Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. Fed Chair Janet Yellen testified before the House Finance Committee and consumer spending and core consumer spending reports were also released. Mortgage rates and new jobless claims were little changed week-to-week.

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Call in the Pros: 4 Ways That Using a Mortgage Professional Will Save You a Lot of Money

February 17th, 2017|

It may seem better to go it alone when it comes to acquiring a mortgage, but there are many benefits associated with using a mortgage professional that can make finding your dream home a lot easier. If you're currently getting prepared to hit the market and are weighing your options, here are some reasons that a professional who knows the neighborhood will save you money.

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2017 Home Decor Trends: Stay on Top of Modern Trends With This Handy Guide

February 16th, 2017|

Now that 2017 is here, it's time to consider which upgrades you will make to your home. If you don't have any major renovations planned, you can still tackle smaller projects or theme rooms. In today's post we'll explore some of the home decor trends expected to be popular in 2017.

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4 Misconceptions About Reverse Mortgages — and Why You May Decide You Want One

February 15th, 2017|

With so many mortgage products available on the market, it can be hard to know which ones will serve you best as a homeowner. As a result, there are many mistruths surrounding reverse mortgage products. Let's clear away some of the misconceptions.

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Buyer’s Remorse: 3 Things You Should Never Say When You’re Negotiating to Buy a Home

February 14th, 2017|

The prospect of finding the home you've always dreamed of can be such an exciting prospect that it's easy to forget all about the process of negotiating. However, it's important to keep a few things to yourself when it comes to the art of making the deal. If you're currently searching for the right place and are preparing to sign on the dotted line, here are a few phrases it's best to avoid.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 13, 2017

February 13th, 2017|

Last week's scheduled economic readings were limited and included new jobless claims and Freddie Mac's mortgage rates survey. In other news, all types of mortgage applications rose by 2.30 percent this week as compared to the prior week.

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Worried About Future Mortgage Rate Increases? Here’s How to ‘Stress Test’ Your Finances

February 10th, 2017|

When it comes to real estate, there are always going to be upswings in the market that will have an impact on your mortgage payment and overall financial health. If you're concerned about rates on the rise, here are a few tips to test out you're fiscal well-being.

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The 2017 Mortgage Rate Outlook: Here’s What the Experts Are Saying

February 9th, 2017|

The post-election period is often one of uncertainty, and the time since the 2016 election has been no different with regards to market force and the financial world. With a new administration taking office, there are many questions regarding how Donald Trump's presidency will impact the market and your mortgage.

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