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What Are Your New Year’s Resolutions?

Many people use the new year to better themselves. Have you thought of “bettering” your real estate options?

The new year is fast approaching. Do you make resolutions? More importantly, do you KEEP your resolutions? ๐Ÿ™‚Make your New Year real estate resolutions

We often use this time of year to consider what we can do to better our lives. After all, the new year is kind of like a new slate, isn’t it? When considering these options to better yourself, are you considering your environment? Your assets? Your future?

The new year is a great time to explore these other possible opportunities. Are you still renting a home? If you own a home, have you checked in on its current value? Is it time to move, remodel, or access equity? read more

Mortgage Rates Continue To Fall

Mixed economic news gives strength to bond market, which in turn helps lower loan rates.

Mortgage rates have dropped to their lowest point in 2014, with conventional fixed rate loans dropping to 4.16% as of Friday, May 16th. This news flies in the face of Mortgage rates continue to droppredictions made late last year by some financial analysts who said rates would be over 5% this year.

What is driving these rates downward?

Stocks and bonds have a lot to do with interest rates as financial investors have been making significant moves toward the bond market in light of mixed news about economic recovery. Bonds, while granting potentially smaller yields than stocks, are a safer investment. A stronger bond market will almost always drive interest rates downward. read more