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2016 

Some Highlights: Existing home sales have accelerated to the highest pace since February 2007 at an annual pace of 5.57 million. Inventory of homes for sale remains below the historically normal 6-month mark at a 4.6-month supply, down 5.8% year-over-year. Median home sales prices rose to $247,70...
07/29/2016
 According to Bankrate’s latest Financial Security Index Poll, Americans who have money to set aside for the next 10 years would rather invest in real estate than any other type of investment.Bankrate asked Americans to answer the following question:“Which would be the best way to invest money yo...
07/27/2016
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) was released by the Labor Department last week. An analysis by Market Watch revealed the cost of rent was 3.8% higher than a year ago for the second straight month in June. That’s the strongest yearly price gain since 2007.This coincides with a report released earli...
07/20/2016
Whether you are considering the purchase of your first home or trading up to the home your family frequently fantasizes about, there are three crucial questions you must know the answer to: What is the minimum down payment required to purchase a home? What is the minimum FICO score required to qu...
07/14/2016
The widespread myth that perfect credit and large down payments are necessary to buy a home are holding many potential home buyers on the sidelines. According to Ellie Mae’s latest Origination Report, the average FICO score for all closed loans in May was 724, far lower than the 750 or 800 that m...
07/13/2016
Summer is here! The temperature isn't the only thing heating up right now, so too is the housing market in many areas of the country! Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home today instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home...
07/05/2016
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