Monthly Archives: December 2013

Homebuyer and Homeowner Resolutions for the New Year

The New Year is a time for resolutions, here is a look at what has happened this year in real estate and some resolutions for potential homebuyers and current homeowners. As we look back over 2013, we can see that the housing crisis has turned around. Mortgage delinquencies have fallen from their all-time highs.  Monthly…
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First Time Homebuyer

12/12/13 First Time Homebuyer When it comes to buying your first home, the uncertainty of whether you are qualified or what you should do first, can often be overwhelming. Here are three areas you should ask yourself prior to starting the search for your first home. 1. How do I know if I'm ready to…
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HARP 3.0? Home Affordable Refinance

12/4/13 HARP 3.0!   HARP 3 to pass Congress? Congressman Mel Watt is expected to be confirmed as the new head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). They control Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and run the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP). The current FHFA director, Ed DeMarco, was not if favor of major changes…
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