Monthly Archives: July 2013

Case Shiller Home Price Index Shows Rising Prices For May 2013

The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index (HPI) released Tuesday presented solid evidence that the housing recovery continued during May. Continue reading

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Questions To Ask Your Home Inspector Before Buying Your Home

Imagine how frustrated you’d be to find out that the hot water heater wasn’t working – in the middle of your very first shower in your new home!

This, among other very good reasons, is why you should have a home inspection before you buy your home. Continue reading

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week — July 29, 2013

New home sales surpassed expectations and consumer sentiment rose for July; these readings among others suggest that the economy continued to improve and that consumer confidence in the economy improved as well. Continue reading

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What Should You To Do In Advance To Prepare For Your Mortgage Application

If you are applying for a mortgage to buy a home, doing your homework in advance before you submit the application means that you will stand a better chance of getting accepted at a desirable mortgage rate. Continue reading

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How To Bring More Natural Light Into Your Home

One of the biggest improvements that you can make to your home is to bring in more natural light. Continue reading

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Existing Home Sales: Second Highest Level Since 2009

According to the National Association of REALTORS®, national sales of existing homes in June came in at 5.08 million. Continue reading

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First Things First, What To Do Upon Moving Into Your New Home

If you have purchased a new home and are going to move in soon, what are the first few things that you will need to do upon moving into your new home? Continue reading

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 22, 2013

Last week’s economic news was a mixed bag with retail sales and housing starts coming in lower than expected, but home builder confidence in housing markets increased. Continue reading

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5 Important Tips To Protect Your Home From Burglars When You Are Away

Anyone would be shocked and feel violated after coming home to a ransacked house. Burglars look for specific things when choosing a home to break into, and many homeowners are basically inviting criminals through the front door. Continue reading

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Home Builder Confidence Rises To Highest Level Since January 2006

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) / Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) rose in July. Continue reading

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