Category: Mortgage Information Center

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 13th, 2018

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 13th, 2018

August 13, 2018 |

Last week’s economic reports included readings on job openings and inflation along with weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims.

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Big Second Quarter GDP Numbers Impact Housing Market

Big Second Quarter GDP Numbers Impact Housing Market

August 10, 2018 |

Positive economic growth numbers are always cause for celebration and the second quarter GDP just went vertical. After nearly four years of sub-par growth, the real GDP hit 4.1 percent in the second quarter.

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4 Top Sustainable Home Trends

4 Top Sustainable Home Trends

August 9, 2018 |

The emergence of sustainable energy and products have solidified the go-green movement. Solar energy and electric cars are just the tip of the iceberg.

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Home Trends Includes Natural Mindfulness Designs

Home Trends Includes Natural Mindfulness Designs

August 8, 2018 |

Urban and suburban life offers wonderful conveniences and cultural benefits. But a downside that many families are experiencing is the pervasive use of electronics and disconnectedness from nature.

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4 Tips For Downsizing To A Smaller Home

4 Tips For Downsizing To A Smaller Home

August 7, 2018 |

You can make the most of a small home with smart design strategies and careful planning.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 6th, 2018

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 6th, 2018

August 6, 2018 |

Last week’s economic reports included readings from Case-Shiller, Commerce Department reports on pending home sales and construction spending and an FOMC statement. Labor sector reports on job creation and the national unemployment rate were released along with the monthly Consumer Confidence Index. Weekly reports on mortgage rates and first-time jobless claims were also released.

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Guide To Buying An A-Frame House

Guide To Buying An A-Frame House

August 3, 2018 |

A-Frame houses have spiked in popularity over the last couple of years. These adorable homes can be quirky or sleek and modern. They are shaped like a triangle — hence the name. A-Frame houses are shaped like the letter A. The walls begin near the foundation and slope upwards in a slant. The walls meet at the top to form a triangle or A-shape.

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4 Important Reasons To Install A Home Generator

4 Important Reasons To Install A Home Generator

August 2, 2018 |

Home improvements are key investments when it comes to quality of life and property value. While decks, solar panels and smart technologies are trendy options, installing a home generator may be even more valuable. That’s because backup generators not only improve market value, they also protect you and your home during severe weather incidents.

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Should You Buy A Fixer Upper?

Should You Buy A Fixer Upper?

August 1, 2018 |

Popular TV shows like Fixer Upper and Property Brothers have brought the charms of owning a fixer upper to light. A fixer-upper can be a great option if you are prepared for the experience of owning a house that needs work and time.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 31st, 2018

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 31st, 2018

July 31, 2018 |

Last week’s economic readings included reports on sales of new and pre-owned homes, mortgage rates and first-time jobless claims.

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