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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 7, 2014

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 7, 2014

Last week’s economic news included readings on February construction spending and multiple reports on employment data. Private sector employment was higher in March, but The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that Non-Farm Payrolls for March fell short of expectations.

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Give Your Home An Instant Facelift, Wallpaper Is Back!

Give Your Home An Instant Facelift, Wallpaper Is Back!

Though it can be an entirely different story for a trend shift in the opposite direction, which then requires you to get out the soaking bucket and scraping tool, wallpaper coming back into style is a home decor blessing for many.

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Millenials Have Great Homebuying Tools Available To Them

Millenials Have Great Homebuying Tools Available To Them

The economy seems to be finally turning, and home loan interest rates are still historically low. Real estate values are starting to climb as well, all of which makes for a growing opportunity for new homeowners to get into the market before it gets too expensive again.

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Are Interest Rates On The Rise – What’s The Next Move?

Are Interest Rates On The Rise – What’s The Next Move?

As the federal reserve continues to taper quantitative easing measures, financial experts project mortgage interest rates will climb in the next two years. Could this be the much awaited ray of light at the end of the proverbial tunnel for builders and investors or will it drive hesitant home buyers to dig in and shelter in place?

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Important Legal Tips For Homeonwners

Important Legal Tips For Homeonwners

Being a homeowner is exciting. It can be financially rewarding, too. Unfortunately, it can also put you in a tough legal position.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – March 31, 2014

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – March 31, 2014

Last week’s economic news includes several reports about housing markets.

The S&P Case-Shiller 10 and 20 city housing market indices, the FHFA House Price Index, New Home Sales and Pending Home sales reports suggest that the national housing market continues to grow, but at lower rates.

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Get Your Lawn Ready For Spring

Get Your Lawn Ready For Spring

If you live in a climate where your yard has been hibernating for months, then you’re probably ready for warmer weather and a hint of green outside your kitchen window.

By March 28, 2014 Read More →
S & P Case-Shiller Shows Home Prices Down For Third Consecutive Month

S & P Case-Shiller Shows Home Prices Down For Third Consecutive Month

Harsh winter weather conditions contributed to home prices falling in January.

By March 27, 2014 Read More →
BUSTED: 4 Myths About Buying Your Home That Just Aren’t True

BUSTED: 4 Myths About Buying Your Home That Just Aren’t True

It can be pretty intimidating to dip your toes into the realm of home ownership, especially if you’re a first-time homebuyer.

By March 26, 2014 Read More →
FOMC Statement Shows “Moderate” Economic Growth

FOMC Statement Shows “Moderate” Economic Growth

The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee met last week and Janet Yellen held her first press conference as Fed chair. According to the FOMC statement released after the meeting, the Fed cited severe winter weather conditions as a reason for slow economic growth in recent months.

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