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Where Now For Mortgage Rates?

There’s never been a truer statement regarding forecasting mortgage rates than the one offered last year by Mark Fleming, Chief ...
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Where are Mortgage Rates Heading?

The Top Indicator if You Want To Know Where Mortgage Rates Are Heading Mortgage rates have increased significantly since the ...
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Financial Benefits of Homeownership

Wealth Building Through Real Estate Financial Benefits of Homeownership There are many financial and non-financial benefits of homeownership, and the ...
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Pensacola Rent Vs Buy Home

The Cost of Renting Vs. Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights The percentage of income needed to afford a median-priced home today ...
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Mortgage Rates by Decades

Mortgage Rates & Payments by Decade [INFOGRAPHIC]   Some Highlights Sometimes it helps to see the dollars and cents you’ll ...
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Mortgage Rates Hit Record Lows

Mortgage Rates Hit Record Lows for Three Consecutive Weeks Over the past several weeks, Freddie Mac has reported the average 30-year fixed ...
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Appraisal Tips for Owners and Real Estate Agents

How to Obtain a Good Appraisal…. The business of appraisals has changed since I started my real estate career many ...
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Can a 1% Hike in Mortgage Rates Really Stall Housing?

Interest Rates and House Prices Last week's jump in mortage rates was the largest jump in 26 years from 3.98 ...
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Down Payments – Higher or Lower?

Down Payment Options on Buying a Home Finding the right balance between a down payment and a loan amount may ...
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The 7 SIMPLE Steps of Escrow in California

What is Escrow? In order to obtain home financing and have a home loan funded, a buyer must go through ...
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