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Archive for June, 2014
The Obama Administration released its May Housing Scorecard on June 13, highlighting several positive changes within the housing market. Read our latest blog post for an overview of the Scorecard.
You’ve made an offer on a home. The seller’s came back with a counteroffer. Now what? In this post we’ll talk about how to handle a counteroffer and the different options you have as a buyer.
A dramatic boost in multifamily construction helped push new housing starts beyond the 1 million unit mark, according to data from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau. Get the details in our latest blog post.
Have you heard the toe-tapping tune, “Happy” by Pharrell Williams? Apparently there are plenty of pockets across the nation where the hip-hop-rapper’s song has become a mantra. So what factors constitute happiness in terms of location and livability? The real estate analytics firm, Movoto recently published its list of the ten happiest suburbs in the … Continued
New home sales got a boost in April, rising 6.4 percent. Existing home sales also saw an increase. This is great news for the housing and mortgage industry!
The Old Line State is seeing an increase in foreclosure activity, but there’s a silver lining – this could mean more inventory available at affordable prices for Maryland borrowers!
As home equity levels continue to rise, cash-out refinances are becoming more and more popular.
News reports indicate that adjustable rate mortgages are making a comeback in high price markets, ones that tend to command high mortgage rates.
Ever wonder which remodeling jobs are the most popular among homeowners? In our latest blog post, we’ll go over the jobs that are currently trending.