The decision of buying a home is often very difficult for many people. However, there are numerous perks and reasons for owning your own home. The number one reason is that paying rent is not a good investment. It is said that being a homeowner motivated you to become a better citizen and engage in important civic activities. Enjoy the added luxury of having more living space and being able to move around more freely in your own home. Owning a home is a great place to raise children and create memories that will last their lifetime. Purchasing a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you will make in your lifetime and real estate provides a good financial opportunity for most homeowners. Read More…
We have often talked about the difference between COST and PRICE. As a seller, you will be most concerned about “short term price” – where home values are headed over the next six months. As either a first time or repeat buyer, you must not be concerned about price but instead about the ‘long term cost’ of the home.
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Recently, we reported that a nationwide panel of over one hundred economists, real estate experts and investment & market strategists projected that home values would appreciate by approximately 4% from now to the end of 2015.
Additionally, Freddie Mac’s most recent Economic Commentary & Projections Table predicts that the 30 year fixed mortgage rate will be 5.0% by the end of next year.
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