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Where Are Mortgage Rates Headed?

filed under: For Buyers posted on March 2nd, 2015

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The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment. The higher the rate the greater the payment will be. That is why it is important to look at where rates are headed when deciding to buy now or wait until next year. Below is a chart created using Freddie Mac’s February 2015 U.S. Economic & Housing Marketing Outlook. As you can see interest rates are projected to increase steadily over the course of...

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How to Keep Your Identity Safe When Purchasing a Home

filed under: For Buyers posted on February 16th, 2015

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Buying a home can be a very exciting and happy time. From touring neighborhoods and going to open houses, to being handed the keys by your real estate agent and hearing those wonderful words: “Welcome home," the entire process is one that you will remember for a lifetime. Sadly, buying a home also tends to expose your personal information to every financial Tom, Dick and Harry around. For example, banks and financial institutions will be checking your credit score to determine...

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Can You Afford to Buy a Home in Greater Cincinnati?

filed under: For Buyers posted on September 15th, 2014

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Some potential buyers aren't sure if they can afford to buy a house or condo in greater Cincinnati right now and aren't ready to talk to a loan officer just yet.  Good news - there are lots of mortgage "apps" or calculators available for use by normal people. If the information below is not detailed enough or if you are considering buying or selling your house or condo- call for detailed market analysis. Or Subscribe. If you click "Mortgage Calculator" located on...

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“Pre-Approved” for a Mortgage Beats Just “Pre-Qualified”!

filed under: For Buyers posted on June 9th, 2014

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Getting a mortgage approved in today's real estate market is similar to running an obstacle course....blindfolded. That’s why potential home buyers need to chart out a path that leads to a successful purchase negotiation and closing.  Many of the properties hitting the market in greater Cincinnati are sold within a week or so and unprepared buyers are running into numerous obstacles that need to be jumped before they even began actually looking at homes or condos to buy. Take the time to...

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Do You Really Want to Buy a Condo?

filed under: For Buyers posted on May 5th, 2014

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Condo living appeals to all age levels, incomes and lifestyles throughout the greater Cincinnati real estate market. A home of your own with having to worry about cleaning gutters, cutting grass or anything else outside your front (and back) door. And according to the Multiple Listing Service of Greater Cincinnati buyers have approximately 1282 condos to view ranging in price from $2000. all the way to $3,300,000. And also according to the MLS, the condo listings are available in just about every...

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