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Which Comes First… Marriage or Mortgage?

According to the National Association of REALTORS most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, married couples once again dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics in 2017 at 57% of all buyers. It is no surprise that having two incomes to save fo... Read more

How to Save on a Mortgage Payment Whether Buying or Selling!

4461 Hamrock Lane #601 Lake Ozark, MO. 65049 MLS# 3121231 Virtual Tour In Trulia’s recent report, Rent vs. Buy: Roommate Edition, they examined the impact that renting with a roommate has in determining whether it is more expensive to rent or buy... Read more

Don’t Disqualify Yourself… 52% of Approved Loans Have A FICO® Score Under 750!

The results of countless studies have shown that potential home buyers, and even current homeowners, have an inflated view of what is really required to qualify for a mortgage in today’s market. One such study by the Wharton School of Business at t... Read more

The Impact Your Interest Rate Makes!

Some Highlights: Interest rates have come a long way in the last 30 years. The interest rate you secure directly impacts your monthly payment and the amount of house that you can afford if you plan to stay within a certain budget. Interest rates are ... Read more

Mortgage Interest Rates Reverse Course in 2017!

To start the year, housing experts all agreed on one thing: 2017 was going to be the year we would see mortgage interest rates begin to rise. After years of historically low rates, and an improving economy, the question wasn’t if they would increase... Read more

How Fast Can You Save for a Down Payment?

Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. So, we set out to find out how long it would take you to save for a down payment in each ... Read more

The 'REAL' News about Housing Affordability!

Some industry experts are claiming that the housing market may be headed for a slowdown as we proceed through 2017, based on rising home prices and a potential jump in mortgage interest rates. One of the data points they use is the Housing Affordability I... Read more

The Real Estate Market is HOT, HOT, HOT!

2016 was a great year for Real Estate but already 2017 is turning out to be an even better year! Now is the time to list your home because there are more buyers out looking then there are Sellers! The prices are increasing because of the low inventory and... Read more

Are You 1 of the 59 Million Planning to Buy This Year?

According to a survey conducted by Bankrate.com, one in four Americans are considering buying a home this year. If this statistic proves to be true, that means that 59 million people will be looking to enter the housing market in 2017. The survey also re... Read more

US Housing Market Is Moving into 'Buy Territory'!

According to the Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, the U.S. housing market has continued to move deeper into buy territory, supporting the belief that housing markets across the country remain a sound investment. The BH&J I... Read more

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