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What to Look for in Your Real Estate Team

Posted on October 11, 2017 by Gloria Matthews in Articles, Buy A Home, Home Buying, Listings, Real Estate News

How do you select the members of your team who are going to help you make your dream of owning a home a reality? What should you be looking for? How do you know if you’ve found the right agent or lender? The most important characteristic that you should be looking for in your agent […]

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Real Home Value Calculator (CMA)

Posted on September 1, 2017 by Gloria Matthews in Blog, Buy A Home, Home Buying, Home Selling, Home Values, Keeping Current Matters, Pre Planning, Real Estate News, Sell A Home

Real Home Value Calculator: Assessed Value vs Market Value. Understanding a home’s true market value is about more than pictures, software assessments and price-per-square-foot. Whether you’re a current homeowner thinking of selling or are house-hunting, it’s crucial you understand what factors affect home valuation. By partnering with a local market expert, sellers will avoid pricing […]

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IS A NEW BUBBLE FORMING IN REAL ESTATE???

Posted on June 6, 2016 by Gloria Matthews in Articles, Blog, Buy A Home, Home Buying, Home Selling, Real Estate News, Sell A Home

Below are price changes and time, since the peak of 2007/8,  and with the increased values over the last 3 years, one has to ask, “Is a New Real Estate Bubble”?   Most forecasters are projecting a slower rise in the years ahead, modifying the appreciation to 5% generally, with pockets of both higher and […]

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HOME PRICE OUTLOOK 2015

Posted on April 22, 2015 by Gloria Matthews in Articles, Buy A Home, Home Buying, Home Selling, Home Values, Pre Planning, Sell A Home

HOME PRICE OUTLOOK 2015 I think every homeowner wants to know,  “whats my house worth now?”   Its not a new question but I think it has been almost obsessive over the last 10 years, especially if you purchased during this period.  While in most places around the country, we have not yet hit the […]

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Good News for Home Buyers – MIP

Posted on January 15, 2015 by Gloria Matthews in Buy A Home, Real Estate News

You or someone you know may be buying a home in 2015.   I’d Like to bring you a piece of  good news.  Low down payment loans are available,  yet the Mortgage Insurance Premium   MIP  has been quite high the last few years, at 1.35%  of the loan amount.  It is being reduced to […]

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4 Reasons to Buy a Home before Spring

Posted on January 12, 2015 by Gloria Matthews in Articles, Buy A Home

4 Reasons to Buy Before Spring January 7 2015 The holiday season is behind us, time to focus on what exciting new experiences 2015 can bring! If you are planning on becoming a homeowner, or moving up to the home of your dreams in 2015, here are four great reasons to consider buying a home […]

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Fannie Mae Retires HomePath Mortgage Programs

Posted on October 7, 2014 by Gloria Matthews in Articles, Blog, Buy A Home, Home Buying, Real Estate News

Fannie Mae Retires HomePath Mortgage Programs Effective October 6, 2014, Fannie Mae (FNMA) will retire its HomePath Mortgage and HomePath Renovation Mortgage products. The HomePath.com site, created for realtors working on short sales of Fannie-owned properties, will also be shut down. Homebuyers purchasing Fannie Mae HomePath properties, or with HomePath loans in process with PRM, must: […]

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