New Home Owners

Low Mortgage Rates

Mortgage rates drop to another historic low  Wall Street rallied this week as the country starts to slowly reopen businesses, there are some signs of peaking regarding hospitalizations for COVID-19 and there have been more positive studies about potential treatments. However, the data still paints a dismal picture for the hole the United States’ economy […]

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Refinancing

How soon after purchasing my home can I refinance?  With historically low interest rates, you’re probably seeing a fair share of news items declaring what a great time it is to refinance your home. After all, refinancing can be a smart financial move if it results in lowering monthly payments, reducing loan duration, or building […]

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Buying a Home

Buying a Home Right Now: Easy? No. Smart? Yes.  Through all the volatility in the economy right now, some have put their search for a home on hold, yet others have not. The post Buying a Home Right Now: Easy? No. Smart? Yes. appeared first on Keeping Current Matters.

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Getting to Know the Neighborhood

How to Test-Drive a Neighborhood While Sheltering in Place Some Highlights Staying at home doesn’t mean your search for a new place needs to come to a standstill. Check out these tips on how to explore other neighborhoods virtually in the homebuying process. You may find a spot that better suits your needs without ever […]

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FHA 203(k) Home Loan

3 Basic Differences Between a Standard and Limited FHA 203(k) Home Loan  You’ve found a home you’d love to buy! Unfortunately it needs new appliances, a new paint job and new hardwood floors. Don’t despair. You can make those things happen with an FHA 203(k), a home loan that lets you purchase a home and […]

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Building a Dream Home

Building the Dream: 8 Important Steps to Building Your Own Home  Over 5 million homes were sold in 2018 in the US alone! That’s a whole lot of people moving house. But moving into someone else’s old home isn’t the dream for everyone. Sometimes, you just want to start from scratch. From the counters in […]

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Build a Custom Home

Home Sweet Home: 7 Reasons to Get a Custom House Built for Your Family  Are you in the market for a new home? Are you considering getting a custom-built home and asking yourself why should I get a custom home built? If you said yes to both of those questions then you’re in the right […]

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Finance for First-Time Home Buyers

Home Finance 101 for First-Time Home Buyers  Considering buying your first home? Here’s Mortgage 101, a crash course on home finance so you can get the best loan that suits your needs. The post Home Finance 101 for First-Time Home Buyers appeared first on Today’s Homeowner.

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Lingo of buying a home

Buying a Home: Do You Know the Lingo? Highlights: Buying a home can be intimidating if you’re not familiar with the terms used throughout the process. To point you in the right direction, here’s a list of some of the most common language you’ll hear along the way. The best way to ensure your homebuying […]

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Buying a home

Two Big Myths in the Homebuying Process  The 2020 Millennial Home Buyer Report shows how this generation is not really any different from previous ones when it comes to homeownership goals.

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