First-time Home Buyers: Here’s a Quick and Easy Guide to Your First Mortgage

November 30, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

Whether it’s market conditions or the amount you should be spending, there are a number of factors you’ll need to be aware of. If you’re just starting out and not sure where to begin, here are some points to consider that will set you on the right path.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – November 29, 2016

November 29, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

Last week’s economic reports included new and pre-owned home sales, new jobless claims and Freddie Mac’s weekly mortgage rates survey.

Five Unique Renovations That Can Make Small Living Spaces Feel Bigger

November 25, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

Just because you live in a small space doesn’t mean your home needs to feel cramped. There are several renovations that are popular among interior designers to make a space feel larger. Incorporate them into your own home to give it a more open, spacious feel.

Let’s Talk Basements: How to Finish Your Basement so It Adds Value to Your Home

November 23, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

Are you on the hunt for home renovations that will boost usability and value? Look no further than that unfinished basement. In this article, we’ll show you how to turn that dusty cave into an amazing new living space.

Do You Own an Income Property? Here Are Four Tips for Finding Great Tenants

November 22, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

Trusting another individual with your property can be nerve-wracking — it’s difficult to gauge how well they’ll care for their home from a viewing and rental application alone. However, there are several steps you can take to help ensure that you select responsible tenants that will take good care for your property while they live there.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – November 21, 2016

November 21, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

Last week’s economic reports included readings on the National Association of Home Builders Housing Market Index, Commerce Department releases on Housing Starts and Building Permits issued and weekly reports on new jobless claims and mortgage rates.

3 Ways That You Can Leverage Mortgage Financing to Build a Real Estate Investment Portfolio

November 18, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

If you’re getting into the real estate game and are wondering how you can make use of investing in homes to improve your net worth, here are three ways you can successfully work towards a real estate investment portfolio that will make you proud.

Home Builder Sentiment Unchanged in November

November 17, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

According to the National Association of Home Builders Housing Market Index for November, builder sentiment was unchanged at a reading of 63. Readings above 50 indicate that a majority of builders are confident about housing market conditions. Readings for three sub-indexes used to calculate the Housing Market Index Readings for builder confidence in current market conditions and market conditions within the next six months were posted at 69. The reading for buyer foot traffic in housing developments was 47. Buyer traffic has not reached the benchmark reading of 50 since the peak of the housing bubble approximately 10 years ago.

Reduce Your Home’s Carbon Footprint With These Energy-Saving Tips

November 16, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

Do you believe that humans are changing the climate? As of today, the debate over carbon dioxide and climate change continues to rage. But regardless of your political standpoint, there’s always a case for reducing electricity use. Because who doesn’t like saving money, right?

7 Easy, Inexpensive Home Storage Hacks That Will Free Up Your Space

November 15, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

Even small spaces can feel spacious when the art of storage is mastered. Here are 7 inexpensive storage hacks to free up space in your home.

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