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To Sell Now, or Later?

You’re living in your first house, and it’s been a while. Maybe long enough that your family has grown, and now you need more living space. A few other “life” things may have happened since then. You might have two … Continue reading

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Dont Let Your Credit Score Scare You Away from Buying a House!

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Staging Tips for Selling Your House This Spring

Here are four staging tips and easy upgrades that will help sell your house this spring! 1. Color Where it Counts Many make staging a mission to neutralize a space’s color palette from top to bottom. While this isn’t a … Continue reading

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6 Factors Homebuyers Should Consider Over Interest Rates

When the Federal Reserve stopped buying Treasury bonds last fall, experts predicted interest rates would rise, sparking a sense of urgency among prospective homebuyers to take advantage of historically low rates before it was too late. Now the rise in … Continue reading

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Thinking About Buying A Home? Why You Should Buy Sooner And Not Later!

According to news just released by Freddie Mac, mortgage rates are expected to rise to an average of 4.6% next year.  Coupled with rising home prices this will mean that affordability will be impacted.  Not as good as current affordability … Continue reading

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The Toughest Part is Saving for the Down Payment

I meet so many prospective homebuyers who have excellent credit and decent income but just cannot seem to put enough away for a down payment on a first home.  Here are a few ideas to help save some money so that you … Continue reading

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Get A Mortgage Even With Poor Credit Score

According to my Mortgage Consultant at Wells Fargo, homebuyers with credit scores as low as 500 can get a mortgage.  Wow is this the best kept secret going or what?  To cover some of the added risk, credit scores between … Continue reading

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