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Mortgage Delinquencies Rise 20% in May

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Original Article: DS News Delinquencies Rise 20% in May About half of COVID-19-related forbearance plans expired last month, and one-fourth are set to expire this month, leaving mortgage loan servicers with the task of reviewing more than a couple of million loans for forbearance extensions or payment eligibility. With 4.1 million homeowners past due on their mortgage loans, the national …

Is Now a Good Time to Buy or Sell Real Estate?

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Is Now a Good Time to Buy or Sell Real Estate? Traditionally, spring is one of the busiest times of the year for real estate. However, the coronavirus outbreak—and subsequent stay-at-home orders—led many buyers and sellers to put their moving plans on hold. In April, new listings fell nearly 45%, and sales volume fell 15% compared to last year.1 Fortunately, …

#StayHome: How to Create Functional Spaces in Your Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

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Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), many of us are spending a lot more time at home. We’re all being called upon to avoid public spaces and practice social distancing to help slow the spread of this infectious disease. While it can be understandably challenging, there are ways you can modify your home and your lifestyle to make …

VA Loans – The Best VA Loans of 2019 By U.S. News & World Report

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Qualify for a VA loan with no down payment and lower credit score requirements than other loans. Since 1944, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has helped service members, veterans and their families become homeowners with the VA loan program. If you are eligible for a VA loan, you could receive several benefits by using this program instead of a …

Why Buying and Selling this Holiday Season is a Good Idea – By, Rick Jusenius

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Serious Year End Goals Buyers and Sellers during the Holidays are typically serious about their real estate plans. They have placed an emphasis on getting Real Estate closed prior to the New Year. As a buyer, this means your typical seller is motivated especially if their home comes new to the market during the Holidays. This is a seller who …

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Is the Real Estate World Sky Falling Down? By, Jim Clifford

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Changes Regarding Real Estate Commissions If you ask some real estate brokers, they might tell you yes. Some brokers might think you’re crazy asking because the market is so busy and not have paid attention to changes that have just taken place. So, what am I talking about? Starting October 1st real estate companies can (and most will) put on …

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Selecting a Color and Time for Your Exterior Paint Refresh. By, Rick Jusenius

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When you’re in the mood is always a good time for a fresh exterior paint job. Fortunately, we have wonderful paint choices today and with an oil-based product, it can be applied in not so favorable weather conditions. Water-based products work great in the summer, just be sure the product is not applied during the extreme heat of the day. …

Grow Your Down Payment With HomeFundIt

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Grow your down payment with HomeFundIt. Crowdfund to raise funds, shop with UpIt to get funds pledged, or do both! Start Crowdfunding Share your story online. Family, friends, and strangers can give to support you in becoming a homeowner Participating Stores Shop at participating retailers and a percentage of your purchase goes toward HomeFundIt campaigns. No transaction fees, almost anyone …

Real Estate Outlook for 2019! By, Rick Jusenius

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 Could this possibly be the right time to invest in Real Estate? Let’s look where we’ve been and how that relates to now. The last few years we have seen a dramatic rise in prices as part of a recovery from the big crash. Up until recently we have been experiencing a shortage of available inventory. The market is …

Buying and Selling a Home in 2019, More or Less Challenging? By, Dan Hunt

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Simply put, we are seeing pressures on today’s housing market that we have not seen in quite some time. Such as a rise in interest rates. According to Forbes: “Despite steady climbing for the past two years, mortgage rates remain lower than they were during most of the recession and below average for the type of strong economic growth we’ve …