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FOMC Minutes: Committee Discusses “Normalizing” Policy
By May 28, 2014 Read More →

FOMC Minutes: Committee Discusses “Normalizing” Policy

April’s meeting of the Fed’s Federal Open Market Committee was held along with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – May 27, 2014
By May 27, 2014 Read More →

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

Last week’s economic news was dominated by speeches given by Federal Reserve presidents, the minutes from April’s FOMC meeting and commencement address given by Fed Chair Janet Yellen. The latest readings for new and existing home sales were also released.

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Did You Know? How Paint Color Choices Can Drastically Affect The ‘Mood’ Of Your Home
By May 23, 2014 Read More →

Did You Know? How Paint Color Choices Can Drastically Affect The ‘Mood’ Of Your Home

Whether you’re sprucing up your house to sell or simply looking for a color to bring out the beauty of your home, it’s imperative that you do your homework.

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Three Mobile Apps That Make Home Automation Tasks Quick And Easy
By May 22, 2014 Read More →

Three Mobile Apps That Make Home Automation Tasks Quick And Easy

These days, efficiency and productivity are the keys to life, which is why it’s no surprise that home automation is a bigger topic than ever before.

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Here’s How You Can Leverage Your Home To Reduce Your Tax Burden For Next Year
By May 21, 2014 Read More →

Here’s How You Can Leverage Your Home To Reduce Your Tax Burden For Next Year

Each year around April, we can find ourselves becoming a little more tense at the thought of what is about to occur: tax time.

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Getting Past No: What To Do If You’re Turned Down For A Mortgage Or Other Home Financing
By May 20, 2014 Read More →

Getting Past No: What To Do If You’re Turned Down For A Mortgage Or Other Home Financing

With most home prices well above what the majority of us have in the bank, getting approved for a mortgage can be the deal maker or breaker when it comes to purchasing a piece of property.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – May 19, 2014
By May 19, 2014 Read More →

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – May 19, 2014

Last week’s economic news was relatively flat, but highlights include the NAHB Housing Market Index for May, which posted its lowest reading since May 2013. Although analysts expected a May reading of 48, the May 2014 index reading was 45 as compared to April’s reading of 46.

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3 DIY Kitchen Upgrades That Will Boost Your Home Selling Price With Just A Few Hours Work
By May 16, 2014 Read More →

3 DIY Kitchen Upgrades That Will Boost Your Home Selling Price With Just A Few Hours Work

Homeowners who want to increase the appeal of their residence before putting it up for sale can, within a few hours and with a little elbow grease, perform some do-it-yourself (DIY) kitchen upgrades that are sure to pique the interest of would-be buyers.

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Tips For Maximizing Your Home’s Appraised Value
By May 15, 2014 Read More →

Tips For Maximizing Your Home’s Appraised Value

A home appraisal is an independent opinion of your home’s value, performed by a licensed home appraiser. Appraisals are part of the traditional home purchase process, and lenders require them for most refinances, too.

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Whatever You Do, Don’t Make These Common Mortgage Mistakes
By May 14, 2014 Read More →

Whatever You Do, Don’t Make These Common Mortgage Mistakes

Are you applying for a mortgage on your home? Keep in mind that a mortgage is a major financial decision and choosing one will have a significant impact on the rest of your life.

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