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Interest Rates 2018

Posted by Tad Williams on April 13, 2018 in  Home buying
Whether you are a buyer searching for your first home, or a homeowner looking to move up to your next home, you should pay attention to where mortgage interest rates are heading. Over the course of 2018, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey, rates have increased from 3.95% in the first week of January to 4.40% in the first week of April. At first glance, the difference between these numbers in such a short amount of time could be concerning, but if we look at it more clos... read more
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Feb

Posted by Tad Williams on February 10, 2018 in  Real Estate

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Happy New Year!

Posted by Tad Williams on January 12, 2018 in  Home buying
Americans continue to believe that homeownership is important in achieving the American Dream. A recent survey by NeighborWorks America reported that: “Owning a home remains a core element of the American Dream.” When asked “How important a part of the American dream is owning a home?” 18% of those surveyed said it was the most important part 53% of those surveyed said it was very important 22% of those surveyed said it was somewhat importan... read more
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VA loans

Posted by Tad Williams on November 10, 2017 in  General

Veterans Affairs Loans by the Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

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Fall

Posted by Tad Williams on October 11, 2017 in  General
n a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that “the single biggest mistake millennials are making” is not purchasing a home because buying real estate is “an escalator to wealth.” Bach went on to explain: “If millennials don’t buy a home, their chances of actually having any wealth in this country are little to none. The average homeowner to this day is 38 times wealthier than a renter.” In his bestselling book, &ldquo... read more
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