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How to Not Fall for the Wrong Home

When you go shopping for homes in the fall, you have some advantages. Buyer traffic has slowed with the start of schools. Sellers who’ve had their homes on the long hot summer market are weary of trying to sell their homes and more willing to drop prices. Your REALTOR(R) has more time for you, and is telling you about good deals in better neighborhoods. But there’s a reason you might be vulnerable to choosing a home too quickly, even though market conditions are more in your favor. You want to get into your new home before the holiday season starts. You’re already under the n...

October 5th, 2017 How to Not Fall for the Wrong Home

The Weekly Mortgage Commentary

This week brings us the release of four economic reports for the markets to digest with two of those reports being much more important than the others. In addition to the data, there is also a high number of speaking engagements by Federal Reserve members that always draw attention. For the week we can expect to see noticeable movement in rates, but the moves likely will come over just a couple days. The first release of the week will come from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), who will post their manufacturing index at 10:00 AM ET Monday. This index measures manufacturer sentiment, w...

October 2nd, 2017 The Weekly Mortgage Commentary

Six Warm Autumn Home Selling Tips

You may think that autumn isn’t the best time to showcase your home, but you’d be wrong. Yes, fall days are shorter, with fewer hours of daylight for buyers to see your home. There may be many days of grey skies, rain, or early snowfall. But autumn has a unique appeal that’s all its own. You can look forward to gathering with friends and loved ones by a crackling fire, play winter sports in the backyard, or walk on the beach without all the tourists. Most important, homebuyers are motivated; they want to move in before winter. Here are six tips to selling your home during the...

September 28th, 2017 Six Warm Autumn Home Selling Tips

Thinking "In the Box" When It Comes to Packing for a Move

There are no shortage of adages about the importance of planning - things like "the devil is in the details" and "measure twice, cut once." Usually they're just trite, but sometimes they're all too true - especially when it comes to packing up a house. Everyone can use any advice available to help them on both ends of the moving process. Below you will find just that: some quick insights into one aspect of said process - boxing. All the news that's free to pack First, let's consider something that will warm your heart after being nickeled and dimed while buying your new home: the potential for...

September 27th, 2017 Thinking "In the Box" When It Comes to Packing for a Move

Homeowner Happiness And How It Affects You

Owning your own home can be one of the most exciting times of your life. But are you truly happy with your current situation? According to a recent survey by HomeAdvisor, there are a number of different factors that come into play that determine whether someone is happy with their current living situation or not. Some of the key factors include: Accessibility — Homeowners don’t want to spend hours having to get from one location to another. They want to be able to get to any important services, attractions and employment opportunities within the shortest amount of time possible. On...

September 27th, 2017 Homeowner Happiness And How It Affects You

The Weekly Mortgage Commentary

This week brings us the release of six monthly and quarterly economic reports for the markets to digest in addition to two Treasury auctions. None of the data is considered to be key, but several of the reports can directly affect mortgage pricing. There is at least one release set for each day except for Monday, so we can expect to see a fairly active week in the bond and mortgage markets. August’s New Home Sales will start the week’s activities late Tuesday morning. The Commerce Department is expected to say that sales of newly constructed homes rose last month, indicating the ne...

September 25th, 2017 The Weekly Mortgage Commentary

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