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Key Factors Affecting Home Affordability TodayEvery time there's a news segment about the housing market, we hear about the affordability challenges buyers are facing today. Those headlines are focused on how much mortgage rates have climbed this year. And while its true rates have risen dramatic...
11/19/2022
VA Loans Can Help Veterans Achieve Their Dream of HomeownershipFor over 78 years, Veterans Affairs (VA) home loans have provided millions of veterans with the opportunity to purchase homes of their own. If you or a loved one have served, its important to understand this program and its benefits.H...
11/18/2022
North America Is First in Smart HomesSmart homes are increasingly popular these days, with an estimated 175 million smart homes in operation around the world as of 2022. In this year alone, it’s estimated that smart home devices have generated nearly $91 billion in revenue, and it’s projected tha...
11/17/2022
Taking the Fear out of Saving for a HomeIf you're planning to buy a home, knowing what to budget for and how to save may sound scary at first. But it doesn't have to be. One way to take the fear out of budgeting is understanding some of the costs you might encounter. And to do that, turn to trust...
11/16/2022
The Majority of Americans Still View Homeownership as the American DreamBuying a home is a powerful decision, and it remains a key part of the American Dream. In fact, the 2022 Consumer Insights Report from Mynd found the majority of people polled still view homeownership as a key life achievemen...
11/15/2022
What's Ahead for Mortgage Rates and Home Prices?Now that the end of 2022 is within sight, you may be wondering what's going to happen in the housing market next year and what that may mean if you're thinking about buying a home. Here's a look at the latest expert insights on both mortgage rates a...
11/14/2022
Evicting Animals From Your ChimneyHaving a mouse in the house can be a real pain. The little thing runs around, gets into everything, and generally causes chaos. And that’s just one little mouse. What happens when you have a much larger animal, or a nest of animals, in a harder-to-control area li...
11/13/2022
VA Loans: Making Homes for the Brave Achievable Some Highlights VA Loans can help make homeownership possible for those who have served our country. These loans offer great benefits for eligible individuals and can help them buy a VA-approved house or condo, build a new home, or make improvements...
11/12/2022
Should You Sell Your Home in the Fall?Spring is the most popular time to sell a home, yet there are some advantages to getting your house on the market in the autumn months. Although you may feel you have missed out by not putting your house on the market in the spring, the fall months for sellin...
11/11/2022
3 Trends That Are Good News for Todays Homebuyers While higher mortgage rates are creating affordability challenges for homebuyers this year, there is some good news for those people still looking to buy a home.As the market has cooled this year, some of the intensity buyers faced during the peak...
11/10/2022