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Moving-Up to a Luxury Home?

Posted on October 27, 2017 by Gloria Matthews in Blog, Buy A Home, Change, Home Buying, Keeping Current Matters, Pre Planning

Moving-Up to a Luxury Home? Now’s the Time! If your house no longer fits your needs and you are planning on buying a luxury home, now is a great time to do so! We recently shared data from Trulia’s Market Mismatch Study which showed that in today’s premium home market, buyers are in control. The […]

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Millennial’s, Low Down Payment Programs

Posted on October 27, 2017 by Gloria Matthews in Blog, Buy A Home, Home Buying, Home Values, Keeping Current Matters, Real Estate News

Millennial’s Flock Towards Low Down Payment Programs A report released by Down Payment Resource shows that 61% of first-time home buyers purchased their homes with a down payment of 6% or less. The trend continued among all buyers with a mortgage, as 73% made a down payment of less than 20%. An article by Chase […]

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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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YOUR HOME VALUE

Posted on April 19, 2017 by Gloria Matthews in Articles, Home Buying, Home Selling, Home Values, Pre Planning, Real Estate News

Lets Talk about YOUR HOME VALUE. There’s never been a more important time to have resources you can count on when trying to determine YOUR HOME VALUE.   Whether you are actually in to market to buy or sell, or just updating your files or considering a re-finance, there is lots of FREE information out […]

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Be Proactive With These Tips When Selling Your Home

Posted on March 24, 2017 by Gloria Matthews in Articles, Home Selling, Keeping Current Matters, Pre Planning

I often hear “my house is in perfect condition” or even “I want to sell it AS IS”, but the cost of not being proactive in preparing your home for sale is HIGH.  When Selling your Home,  or if you are thinking of selling your home in 2017 or even 2018,  another set of eyes, […]

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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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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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