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Dine In Style, Kitchen Design Dos And Don’ts For 2014
By January 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Dine In Style, Kitchen Design Dos And Don’ts For 2014

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms of your home. It is where you prepare all of your meals and it is often a hub of family activity. When you host a party, the action often ends up in the kitchen.

Posted in: Around The Home
Top 10 Indoor Houseplants For Your Air Quality
By January 23, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Top 10 Indoor Houseplants For Your Air Quality

Houseplants are great for decorating. They can brighten up any room. Plus, houseplants can increase the air quality in a room. That makes you happier, healthier and reduces stress.

Posted in: Around The Home
Improve Your Curb Appeal This Winter
By January 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Improve Your Curb Appeal This Winter

After all of the excitement of the holidays, the sparkle of the lights and the over stimulation of decorations, the rest of winter can seem lackluster. Don’t let your home add to the dreariness of the season.

Posted in: Home Selling Tips
Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac, How They Impact Real Estate
By January 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac, How They Impact Real Estate

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been in the news quite a bit over the past few years, so it’s a good time to do a refresher on who they are and what role they play in the real estate market.

Posted in: Mortgage Tips
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 20, 2014
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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 20, 2014

Welcome news arrived last week as lower mortgage rates and a higher number of housing starts were reported. Other economic news was mixed.

Posted in: Mortgage Rates
The Simplest Ways To Lower Your Home Heating Bill This Winter
By January 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

The Simplest Ways To Lower Your Home Heating Bill This Winter

When the holiday season starts and the winter chill comes around, the heating bill at your property will naturally increase as you keep yourself warm and cozy. However, if your home is not being heated efficiently, you are essentially letting your hard earned dollars escape into the air as wasted energy.

Posted in: Around The Home
Pros And Cons Of Adjustable Rate Mortgages
By January 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Pros And Cons Of Adjustable Rate Mortgages

When you are in the market for a new home, you may be faced with numerous options for financing your home. One of the choices you will have to make is whether to apply for a fixed or adjustable rate mortgage.

Posted in: Mortgage Tips
Flaws You Cannot Hide By Staging Your Home
By January 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Flaws You Cannot Hide By Staging Your Home

When you sell your home, you want it look as good as possible. To do this, your real estate agent will help you stage your home or, if needed, help you find a professional to stage your home.

Posted in: Home Selling Tips
Should I Shorten My Mortgage Term, Important Factors To Consider
By January 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Should I Shorten My Mortgage Term, Important Factors To Consider

When you first bought your home a few years ago, perhaps you started off with a 30 year mortgage. Now, you are considering refinancing and changing it to a 20 year or even a 15 year mortgage.

Posted in: Home Buyer Tips
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 13, 2014
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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 13, 2014

The first post-holiday week of 2014 brought mixed economic and housing-related news. CoreLogic reported via its Housing Market Index that November home prices grew by 11.80 percent year-over-year.

Posted in: Mortgage Rates