The Fed Raised Rates: What Does that Mean for Housing?
You may have heard that the Federal Reserve raised rates last week… But what does that mean if you are looking to buy a home in the near future? Many in the housing industry have predicted that the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), the policy-making arm of the Federal Reserve, would vote to raise […]
Does Your Home Have the Curb Appeal it Needs?
The curb appeal of your home is a critical factor in attracting prospective buyers. A potential buyer will come to a decision on the compatibility of a new home within the first few minutes of seeing it, and often merely from seeing pictures of it on the Internet. Here are some tips to get you […]
Whether You Rent or Buy: Either Way You’re Paying a Mortgage.
There are some renters who have not yet purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage – either yours or your landlord’s. As an owner, your mortgage payment is a […]