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The Quick and Easy Guide to Finding the Right Builder to Construct Your Dream Home
By December 15, 2017 Read More →

The Quick and Easy Guide to Finding the Right Builder to Construct Your Dream Home

Are you in the market for a new house? If so, you may be considering having a custom-home designed and built to your specifications. There is no better way to get exactly what you want in a house than to have it built from scratch.

Posted in: Home Buyer Tips
You Ask, We Answer: How Do I Know If It’s a Good Idea to Refinance My Mortgage?
By December 14, 2017 Read More →

You Ask, We Answer: How Do I Know If It’s a Good Idea to Refinance My Mortgage?

Are you interested in paying less per month on your mortgage? Or perhaps you would prefer if your mortgage was paid off a couple of months – or years – faster? If you are a homeowner with a mortgage, one option that is open to you is refinancing. In today’s post, we will explore the topic of mortgage refinancing and how to know if it is a good idea.

Posted in: Home Mortgage Tips
3 Key Ways That Driverless Cars Are Going to Reshape How We Design and Use Our Homes
By December 13, 2017 Read More →

3 Key Ways That Driverless Cars Are Going to Reshape How We Design and Use Our Homes

Are you ready for the coming shift to driverless cars? While it might seem like some sort of futuristic vision, the truth is that driverless vehicles will be on the road within a few short years. Let’s explore three key ways that driverless cars are going to help to shape how we think about our homes in the very near future.

Posted in: Around The Home
The Pros and Cons of a Large Down Payment When Buying a Home
By December 12, 2017 Read More →

The Pros and Cons of a Large Down Payment When Buying a Home

If you are in the market for a new home, one of the considerations you will need to make is how much to invest in your down payment. Let’s take a quick look at some of the pros and cons of making a large down payment when buying your next home.

Posted in: Home Mortgage Tips
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 11, 2017
By December 11, 2017 Read More →

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 11, 2017

Last week’s economic reports included readings on projected top housing markets for 2018, weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims. Labor sector readings on private-sector job growth, private and public-sector job growth and the national unemployment rate were released. Projected top housing markets in 2018 were also released.

Posted in: Mortgage Rates
‘Pine’-ing for a New Look? 3 Ways You Can Use Wood Features to ‘Spruce’ up Your Home
By December 8, 2017 Read More →

‘Pine’-ing for a New Look? 3 Ways You Can Use Wood Features to ‘Spruce’ up Your Home

Whether you are renovating an older home or putting the finishing touches on a new one, you would be amiss if you did not consider how to include furniture and other items made of wood. With a diverse range of colors and textures, wooden features are a must-have for any modern home design. Let’s take a look at three ways that you can use wood to add a little spice to your home decor.

Posted in: Around The Home
Did You Know: Why New Construction Homes Are A Top Choice For Today’s Home Buyer
By December 7, 2017 Read More →

Did You Know: Why New Construction Homes Are A Top Choice For Today’s Home Buyer

Are you in the market for a new house? If so, you may have been comparing your options when it comes to open listings on the local market. One decision you will need to consider: do you want to purchase an existing home or build a new one? Let’s explore a few reasons why new construction homes are a popular choice for today’s home buyer.

Posted in: Home Buyer Tips
Downsizing? Here’s What You Can Expect When You Move From a House to a Condo
By December 6, 2017 Read More →

Downsizing? Here’s What You Can Expect When You Move From a House to a Condo

Whether the kids have moved out or you just aren’t using the extra bedrooms, having a house that feels ‘too big’ is rarely fun. In today’s post, we will share a few changes you can expect when you downsize from a large house to a smaller apartment or condo.

Posted in: Home Buyer Tips
Buying in 2018? Get Your Down Payment Ready Now by Tapping These Helpful Sources
By December 5, 2017 Read More →

Buying in 2018? Get Your Down Payment Ready Now by Tapping These Helpful Sources

Are you in the market for a new house or condo in 2018? With the new year just around the corner, now is the time to get all of your financial details in order. As you may know, buying a home is a significant financial transaction. But it all starts with your down payment, which is the lump sum that you invest in order to purchase the home.

Posted in: Home Buyer Tips
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 4, 2017
By December 4, 2017 Read More →

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 4, 2017

Last week’s economic releases included readings on new and pending home sales, Case-Shiller index readings for September, and construction spending. Weekly readings on new jobless claims and mortgage rates were also released.

Posted in: Mortgage Rates