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How Supply & Demand Impacts the Real Estate Market [INFOGRAPHIC]




How Supply & Demand Impacts the Real Estate Market [INFOGRAPHIC] | Keeping Current Matters

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How Scary is the Housing Affordability Index?




How Scary is the Housing Affordability Index? | Keeping Current Matters

Some industry pundits are saying that the housing market may be heading for a slowdown. One of the data points they use is the falling numbers of the Housing Affordability Index, as reported by the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

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Housing Market Slowing Down? Don’t Tell Builders!




Housing Market Slowing Down? Don’t Tell Builders!

Many experts have been calling upon home builders to ramp up construction to help with the lack of existing inventory for sale. For the past two months, new home sales have surged, with July’s total coming in at the highest since October 2007.

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2 Myths About Mortgages That May Be Holding Back Buyers




2 Myths About Mortgages That May Be Holding Back Buyers | Keeping Current Matters

Fannie Mae’s “What do consumers know about the Mortgage Qualification Criteria?” Study revealed that Americans are misinformed about what is required to qualify for a mortgage when purchasing a home.

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Whether You Rent or Buy, You’re Paying a Mortgage




Whether You Rent or Buy, You’re Paying a Mortgage | Keeping Current Matters

There are some people that have not purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s.

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