4 Reasons to Sell Your Home – Sellers

If you’re currently on the fence about making that final sell, now may be your golden opportunity. Century 21 Riverpointe, a Downriver based real estate company, is able to help you with this important buying decision. “Mid-March to mid-April is the best time to hang the sale sign nationally, with homes selling 15% faster and…

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Foreclosure Claiming Lives of Mortgages!

Thought the housing market is on a general upward stretch, the foreclosure ratings are rising just as quickly, with bigger mortgages unfortunately headed for foreclosure. “According to numbers from real estate analytics firm CoreLogic , in December 2014 the country’s foreclosure rate fell to 1.4%, the lowest level since March 2008. But while the overall…

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2015: The Year to Buy

It’s official. 2015 is truly the year to buy your dream home. According to U.S. News, the tough market for buyers will disappear, and the power of negotiation and decision is moving back to the buyers, where it truly belongs. It also seems that the millennials are taking over the market, shrinking the population of…

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Half of Americans Can’t Afford It – Foreclosures

Looks like this recovery of the housing market isn’t bringing peace to everyone. About 50% of Americans are now finding it hard to afford rent payments in this “upward” economy. ““Affordability issues are real and a major hurdle,” says Lawrence Yun, chief economist at the National Association of Realtors, an industry group. Home prices have…

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FHA Making Cuts – Buyers

The FHA wants to save you money, and the President is on board. “‘Existing homeowners who refinance into an FHA mortgage will see similar reductions to their mortgage payments as well,’ said a statement from the White House at the time of the announcement. ‘In total, this action will help millions of families save billions…

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What to Tell Your Lender – Mortgages

There’s a lot to look for, before you finally confirm your processes, and finding a good lender is one of them. “Most lenders won’t choose to share their list of fees until you apply for a loan. That means sharing your personal information. The lender needs your personal information to decide whether to give you…

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Foreclosures on the Rise – S.S./Foreclosures

This is not the best foreclosure news to share, but there’s hope. “Starts in foreclosure proceedings ticked up for the first time in more than two years, according to housing data firm RealtyTrac, as government-sponsored loan modifications began readjusting their interest rates earlier this year and as some lenders are beginning to lend to higher-risk…

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Home Buying Made Easy – Buyers

Buying a home is a huge leap, both financially and emotionally. The process can be extremely rocky, if it’s not handled properly. It takes a lot of maturity, attention to detail, and overall dedication to giving you and your family a safe and affordable roof to live under. Lucky for you, Blanche Evans at Realty…

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Insurance Not Helping? – Inspections

You know that costly insurance you’ve been emptying your wallet out on? It may not be your best investment at the moment. “If you’re like many homeowners, you bought your home insurance policy, got standard coverage and haven’t given it another thought. Unfortunately, that type of thinking could lead to gaps in your coverage. A standard…

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