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My Credit is a Little Rough. What Should I Do? 

Tips for Raising Your Credit Score Welcome back to my blog everyone! The topic I want to dig into this week is credit. Why do you need it? Why is it important? Does it really have an impact on getting approved for a loan or not? Want to see what your credit is currently at for that […]

You are not a real estate expert just because you watch HGTV.

Welcome back everyone to my blog. This week I want to talk about something important, especially with the growing popularity of HGTV and those trendy shows like “Property Brothers,” “Flip or Flop,” or “Fixer Upper.” These shows are great to see the process of where a home is and what it can be after a […]

NAHB Releases New Home Building Employment Estimates by State and Congressional District — Eye On Housing

The new NAHB study presents the most recent and comprehensive estimates of home building employment, including self-employed workers, by state and congressional district. NAHB Economics estimates that out of 9.6 million people working in construction in 2015, close to 3.8 million people worked in residential construction, accounting for 2.5% of the US employed civilian labor… via […]

The Real Problem With the Wrong Price — Dream Blue Blog

They say that buying a house may be the largest investment you will ever make. Therefore selling your house can also be the biggest reward. The key is making sure the house isn’t priced wrong. The National Association of Realtors stated that median home prices are expected to increase 4.1% from 2015 levels. What this […]

Why should I refinance? Is it really worth it?

Welcome back to my blog. This week we’re going to talk about refinancing. This has been a HUGE topic here lately, especially with the current rate drops caused by Brexit. Surprisingly, there are millions of homeowners that still have not taken advantage of lower interest rates and are still paying too much on their home. […]

Closing Costs? Why Pay Them? Who Pays Them? I Don’t Like It

Some of the most common phrases that I hear when talking with buyers are, “What are closing costs? Who pays them? Why are there closing costs?” A very common misconception is that closing costs are the fees that lenders make on the purchase or refinance of a property. Many clients believe this as fact, that is until I enlighten them and […]

What does Brexit mean for the U.S. Housing Market?

Welcome again to my blog and thanks for visiting. I want to inform everyone on what the whole “Brexit” vote means for the U.S. housing market. Below is a blog from Keeping Current Matters that I wanted to share with all of you so that you know exactly how this will impact rates. “Now that much of […]

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