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Everything You Need to Know About Your Home Insurance Score
Posted on April 5, 2018

Your Home Insurance Score plays a vital role in determining the premiums you pay, saving - or costing - you hundreds of dollars. [...]


9 Mistakes that Can Ruin Your Chances of Obtaining a Mortgage
Posted on January 4, 2018

Several factors are considered by lenders before approving a mortgage. If you make enough of the following mistakes, you can kiss that home loan goodbye.[...]


Will Paying Rent on Time Help to Boost Your Credit Score?
Posted on April 25, 2017

Will Paying Rent on Time Help to Boost Your Credit Score?[...]


The Most Effective Method for Lowering Home Insurance Premiums
Posted on March 7, 2017

Your credit history can affect your insurance premiums[...]


5 Things to Consider Before Applying for a Mortgage
Posted on October 18, 2016

Even in this day and age, an important part of the American Dream involves owning your own home. In fact, for many citizens of the country, home ownership is synonymous with economic certainty. But in order to achieve this significant milestone, individuals have to first apply and get approved for a mortgage. Most people think that [...]


Even Without a 20% Down Payment, You Can Buy a Home
Posted on September 1, 2016

There is a myth that has been passed down from parents to children and from college professors to students. It goes something like this, "If you want to buy a home, you need to raise 20% as down payment."[...]


The Connection Between Credit Scores and Mortgage Rates
Posted on April 19, 2016

For quite some time, mortgage rates have been at record lows. No doubt you're already aware of this - whether in the papers or on the Internet, you must have seen "today's mortgage rates" being advertised everywhere! However, what you probably don't know is[...]


MARKET TRENDS: Pending Home Sales Increase By Just 0.2% in October
Posted on December 14, 2015

In a recent report, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) announced that pending home sales index edged up to 107.7 in October, eking out a gain of just 0.2%. While this increase marked the end of two straight months of declines, it fell decidedly short of economists’ expectations for a 1.0% rebound. Pending sales were [...]


Construction Spending Reaches a 7-Year High
Posted on September 10, 2015

The U.S. economy is getting a boost from stronger construction activity while manufacturers are struggling from a stronger dollar that hurts the export business. Tight labor markets continue to drive gains in the housing sector. Outlays for residential and nonresidential projects were up for the eight straight months, and climbed 0.7% in July, the Commerce[...]


U.S. Housing on Growth Trajectory, Economy Shows Strength
Posted on August 28, 2015

Nothing seems to bother the U.S. housing market these days – not the recent stock market turbulence, instability in China nor concerns about the Federal Reserves' rate hike expected in the coming months. Home sales are rebounding, builder sentiments are near to decade highs, and consumer confidence is at a seven-month high. "It is hard [...]