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Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas For Your Home

Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas For Your Home

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and if you’re opening your home for the family get together, that usually means you’ll be decorating. If you’ve racked your mind for ideas and none sound just right, here are a few decorating ideas that might help you along your way.

By November 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Fed Meeting Minutes Show Hope In Economic Growth

Fed Meeting Minutes Show Hope In Economic Growth

The minutes of the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting held October 29 and 30 were released Wednesday. The meeting began with a report from the Manager of the System Open Market Account and included updates on developments within domestic and foreign financial markets.

By November 21, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
4 Tips To Save For That Down Payment

4 Tips To Save For That Down Payment

In order to save up a huge amount of cash for the down payment on your first mortgage, you need a solid savings plan!

When you take out a mortgage on your new home as a first time homebuyer, the more you can pay as a down payment the better.

By November 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Housing Market Index Shows Builder Confidence Remains Above 50

Housing Market Index Shows Builder Confidence Remains Above 50

The National Association of Home Builders released its Housing Market Index for November on Monday. This month’s HMI reading was 54 against expectations of a reading of 55. October’s reading was also 54 after being downwardly revised.

By November 19, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – November 18, 2013

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – November 18, 2013

The Veterans Day holiday on Monday contributed to a quiet week for economic news. On Wednesday the reading for the federal budget deficit for October fell from September’s reading of -$120 billion to -$92 billion.

By November 18, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
5 Great Questions To Ask At An Open House

5 Great Questions To Ask At An Open House

An open house gives you a great opportunity to look more closely at real estate you might be interested in buying. It also affords you the chance to chat with the owner or real estate agent so you can bring up any issues or hesitations you have with the home.

By November 16, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
How To Be Energy Efficient This Fall

How To Be Energy Efficient This Fall

Summer has been over and Fall is really here, temperatures are beginning to drop, and you’re dreading having to turn the heat on for the first time. Firing up the furnace can burn a hole in your pocket, but there’s something you can do about it. Consider these tips to help lower your heating bill.

By November 15, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Reasons Why You Should Consider Refinancing Your Mortgage

Reasons Why You Should Consider Refinancing Your Mortgage

Refinancing a mortgage is a golden opportunity to lock in today’s low interest rate for the next 15 or 30 years. While interest rates now are still low, there’s a good chance they will be heading up in the coming months.

By November 14, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
3 Tips To Sidestep These Common FHA Loan Hang-ups

3 Tips To Sidestep These Common FHA Loan Hang-ups

FHA loans are becoming increasingly popular these days as potential homeowners are not able to qualify for mortgages from traditional lenders. The FHA insures these high-risk loans, in turn allowing borrowers with low down payments and less than perfect credit to purchase homes and bolster the housing market.

By November 13, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
5 Reasons You Might Need To Consider Non-Traditional Financing

5 Reasons You Might Need To Consider Non-Traditional Financing

Private Money financing refers to loans collateralized by real estate, where the source of the funds used to close Real Estate transactions come from private investors. The decision by the investors to make a loan is based primarily upon plenty of equity in the real property securing the loan thus reducing the risk of loss.

By November 12, 2013 0 Comments Read More →