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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week –  May 5, 2014

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – May 5, 2014

Last week’s economic news included several reports related to housing and mortgages. The NAR started the week on a positive note with its Pending Home Sales Index released Monday. Pending home sales in March were higher with an unexpected increase of 3.40 percent over February for an index reading of 97.40.

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What’s in a Color? Six Paint Colors That Will Affect Your Mood

What’s in a Color? Six Paint Colors That Will Affect Your Mood

Believe it or not, paint colors can affect your mood. When remodeling your home, the color you use on the walls can end up being just as critical to the thematic consistency of your home as the furniture you use to decorate it.

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FOMC Noted Retail Sales In March Reached Highest Level Since September Of  2012

FOMC Noted Retail Sales In March Reached Highest Level Since September Of 2012

The FOMC of the Federal Reserve released its customary statement after its meeting concluded April 30.

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Warmer Weather Brings In The Buyers, Is There Inventory?

Warmer Weather Brings In The Buyers, Is There Inventory?

After three consecutive months of decline, the S and P Case-Shiller 20-City Composite Index remained nearly unchanged in February. Year-over-year home prices rose by 12.90 percent in February as compared to 13.20 percent in January.

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Five Questions You Might Want To Ask Before You Refinance Your Home

Five Questions You Might Want To Ask Before You Refinance Your Home

Refinancing your home might be a great way to save money or tap into the capital needed to pay off large debts.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 28, 2014

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 28, 2014

Last week’s economic news supported recent reports that home sales were fewer and home prices increased, but did so at a slower pace.

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Existing Home Sales Show Improvement In The Northeast And Midwest Region

Existing Home Sales Show Improvement In The Northeast And Midwest Region

March sales of existing homes exceeded expectations at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.59 million sales according to the NAR. Analysts projected that existing home sales would reach 4.55 million based on February’s reading of 4.50 million sales.

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It Pays Off To Refinance Your Mortgage

It Pays Off To Refinance Your Mortgage

To refinance a mortgage means to pay off your existing loan and replace it with a new one.

By April 23, 2014 Read More →
Invest In Real Estate Like A Pro With These Quick Tips

Invest In Real Estate Like A Pro With These Quick Tips

Real estate investments are still going strong and will probably continue to be a popular method of financial gain into the future.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 21, 2014

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 21, 2014

Last week’s economic news supported the general outlook for moderate economic growth. Housing related news included the National Association of Home Builders / Wells Fargo Housing Market Index for April and Housing Starts for March.

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