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How tax reform may slow luxury real estate

Take your pick Looking for the life of luxury? Then you’re in luck. According to Realtor.com, the luxury real estate market isn’t as inventory-strapped as more affordable housing is. In fact, there’s actually a pretty wide selection of luxury properties

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Are Mortgage rates changing?

Nearly Guaranteed: Fed To Hike Rates On Wednesday The Fed will lift rates this week. The Federal Funds Rate is set to rise on Wednesday as the fourth Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting of the year adjourns. According to CME Group,

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Refinancing Your Second Home

Low Rates, Easier Terms For Second Home Refinances Recent low rates and reasonable home prices have prompted record second home sales. Now, owners of second homes are seeking a refinance to lower their rate, eliminate Smart Pocket insurance, shorten their loan

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FHA vs USDA

How Affordable Are USDA Home Loans? Home buyers looking for a zero downpayment mortgage with low monthly payments should consider USDA home loans. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) loan, also known as the Rural Development (RD) loan, requires no downpayment and is

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Harvard Research: The Future Of Home Prices In 2018

What Will Home Prices Do In 2017 And Beyond? Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies just published its 2017 report on the State of the Nation’s Housing. Its home prices and home building numbers highlight new trends that may affect you.

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