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Buying A Home? You Don’t Need To Do It Alone




Buying a Home? You Don't Need to Do it Alone | Keeping Current Matters

Discover Home Loans conducted an interesting survey that revealed how prepared homebuyers are for the actual mortgage process.

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A Home’s Cost vs. Price Explained




A Home’s Cost vs. Price Explained | Keeping Current Matters

We have often talked about the difference between COST and PRICE. As a seller, you will be most concerned about ‘short term price’ – where home values are headed over the next six months. As either a first time or repeat buyer, you must not be concerned about price but instead about the ‘long term cost’ of the home.

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Don’t Wait! Move Up to the Home You Always Wanted




Don't Wait! Move Up to the House You've Always Wanted | Keeping Current Matters

Now that the housing market has stabilized, more and more homeowners are considering moving up to the home they have always dreamed of. Prices are still below those of a few years ago and interest rates are still below 5%.

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Buying a Home? Don't Let Fear Get in Your Way




Don't Let Fear Get In Your Way | Keeping Current Matters

Our founder, Steve Harney, occasionally asks to do a personal post on what he sees as important to our industry. Today we are reposting one of his favorites. Enjoy! – The KCM Crew

Last week, I was talking to a young couple I know that was about to close on their first home. They were riding the wild rollercoaster of current mortgage rate swings and were not happy about the mortgage process overall. Yet, when the conversation shifted to finally living in a home that they own, their disposition changed dramatically.

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Finding the Right Agent is Crucial




Finding the Right Agent is Crucial | Keeping Current Matters

The information delivered by your neighborhood real estate agent in the past is now available on the internet. You no longer need agents for information regarding which homes are for sale or what houses in your neighborhood sell for. You can easily find that information online. This information itself is no longer what you need from your real estate professional. However, you still need someone to deliver a thoughtful analysis of this information.

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