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  1. Important Reasons A Renter Should Not Pay Your Mortgage Payment — May 25, 2018
  2. Selling Your Home FHA? Learn These Tips To Ensure A Smooth Closing — May 23, 2018
  3. Tips For Home Buying In The Digital Age — May 23, 2018
  4. 5 Important Questions to Ask When Buying New Construction — May 22, 2018
  5. What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – May 21st, 2018 — May 21, 2018

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May 11

Financing Your Solar Roof – Good Idea?

Going solar can make life sunnier for some homeowners. In addition to reducing energy dependence by “borrowing” energy directly from the sun, purchasers may also enjoy a 30 percent federal Solar Investment Tax Credit and other incentives, according to SEIA. Solar roofing can boost a home’s equity in some cases, while making it more attractive …

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May 10

Understanding the Basic Interest Rates Difference Between Fixed and Variable

Home loans are available in an assortment of lending packages, but the big difference that consumers need to pay attention to at a minimum is how the interest charge is calculated. Interest is the margin that represents the profit and risk offset for a lender financing a consumer’s home purchase. With loans lasting over 30 …

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May 09

5 Ways Millennial Buyers Can Snag Their Dream Home In This Sellers Market

According to the 2017 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends Report, Millennials bought 34% of the homes sold; the largest of any generation last year. Millennials looking to buy their first, or second, home need to ready themselves for a surprisingly competitive market. Lack of supply causes attractive homes to garner multiple offers in just …

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May 08

5 Key Factors That Affect Your Mortgage Rate

Many first time home buyers often wonder what factors determine their mortgage rate. Is it their credit score? Is it the type of loan chosen? Is it the size of the loan? The truth is, there are many factors at play. Mortgage interest rates are not standardized across the board, so they vary from lender …

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May 07

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – May 7th, 2018

Last week’s economic releases included readings on inflation, construction spending and private and public- sector payrolls. Weekly readings on mortgage rates and first-time jobless claims were also posted. Inflation Meets Fed Goal, Construction Spending Lower March inflation reached a year-over-year rate of two percent, which is the Federal Reserve’s goal for inflation. Inflation rose by …

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May 04

Five Reasons Why Spring Is The Perfect Time To Sell

Spring is many people’s favorite season of the year. Obviously, there are many valid reasons why this is so. One of the best things about spring is that it is an ideal time to sell your home. If you have considered putting your home on the market any time in the next year or so, …

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May 03

The Home-Buying Closing Process in a Nutshell

The closing process for a home purchase is an exciting time. The home is finished, the purchase is ready to be finalized and it’s almost time to move in. The final steps of the closing process ensures both parties are able to meet their requirements and all the paperwork is in place and verified. The …

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May 02

Solar Roof Panels: A Mainstream Option For Homeowners?

Do rooftop solar panels add value to a home, and are they cost-effective in terms of energy savings? The short answer is yes, say the experts. Although more than a million U.S. homes boasted solar panels in 2016, the percentage of solar-equipped households is still miniscule. That may change, however, as domestic prices for solar …

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May 01

Equity Loan and HELOC vs. Reverse Mortgage – What’s the Difference?

There are times in our lives when the idea of freeing up cash becomes desirable or necessary. Near retirement, this is a common consideration. The typical financial tool that many retirees want to know about is a reverse mortgage, but it’s not the only equity tool available. Equity Loan The equity loan, or second mortgage, …

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Apr 30

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 30th, 2018

Last week’s economic reports included readings from Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, new and existing home sales and weekly readings on mortgage rates and first-time jobless claims. Case-Shiller: Home Prices Rise to Near Four-Year High February home prices rose 6.30 percent year-over-year and 0.50 percent month-to-month. Home prices rose just shy of a record set in …

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