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The Low Down On Heating And Cooling Your Home
By February 7, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

The Low Down On Heating And Cooling Your Home

If the temperature in your home is too hot at night, then you can’t sleep. If it’s too cold during the day, then you have to wear excessive layers.

Posted in: Around The Home
Can I Get Cash Out From My Home Right After I’ve Purchased It?
By February 6, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Can I Get Cash Out From My Home Right After I’ve Purchased It?

Generally when you are purchasing a home, you are buying below the appraised value and you are making a down payment. The good news is this means you have “instant equity” in your home.

Posted in: Homebuyer Tips
Overpay On Your Mortgage Or Add To Your Savings, This Is The Question
By February 5, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Overpay On Your Mortgage Or Add To Your Savings, This Is The Question

So you find yourself with a little bit of extra money – perhaps due to a raise, an inheritance or an unexpected windfall?

Posted in: Mortgage Tips
FOMC Statement Shows Tapering Of Quantitative Easing Purchases
By February 4, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

FOMC Statement Shows Tapering Of Quantitative Easing Purchases

According to a statement provided by the Federal Open Market Committee of the Federal Reserve, the committee has approved another reduction of the Fed’s monthly asset purchases.

Posted in: Federal Reserve
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 03, 2014
By February 3, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 03, 2014

Last week brought mixed news; while the Department of Commerce reported a dip in new home sales, mortgage rates also fell. The Federal Reserve’s FOMC statement revealed that quantitative easing would be further reduced by an additional $10 billion monthly.

Posted in: Mortgage Rates
3 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your Plumbing
By January 31, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

3 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your Plumbing

Everyone wants their pipes to last as long as possible, but there are a couple of simple problems that might be sucking the life out of your plumbing. Long-term stress is the enemy, when it comes to your water system.

Posted in: Around The Home
Case Shiller Price Index Shows Homeowners A Rise In Home Equity
By January 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Case Shiller Price Index Shows Homeowners A Rise In Home Equity

According to the S&P/Case-Shiller 10 and 20-City Home Price Indices released Tuesday, the U.S. Housing Market is on a roll based on year-over-year increases in average home values, but month-to-month results were mixed.

Posted in: Housing Analysis
What’s Your Home’s Real Value?
By January 29, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

What’s Your Home’s Real Value?

As a society, it seems like we’ve gotten away from appreciating our homes for their emotional and sentimental worth. Instead, we focus solely on their monetary value.

Posted in: Home Seller Tips
Existing Home Sales Reach Highest Level In 7 Years
By January 28, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Existing Home Sales Reach Highest Level In 7 Years

The NAR provided great year-end news as existing home sales in December pushed 2013 sales of existing homes to a 7 year high.

Posted in: Housing Analysis
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 27, 2014
By January 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 27, 2014

Last week was an action-packed week for economic news, and all of it was packed into Thursday.

Posted in: Mortgage Rates