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June 15, 2019
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3 Things to Know About the Housing Market Today

3 Things to Know in the Housing Market Today! A lot is happening in the world, and it’s having a direct impact on the housing market. The reality is this: some of it is positive and some of it may […]
April 22, 2019
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3 Great Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Home

3 Questions You Need To Ask Before Buying A Home If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family have your best interests at heart, they may […]
January 2, 2019

2019 Housing Market Predictions

Keeping Current Matters New Year’s housing predictions. A look at the 2019 housing market. Some Highlights: ­Interest rates are projected to increase steadily throughout 2019, but buyers will still be able to lock in a rate lower than their parents […]
July 24, 2018

Lack of Listings a drag on the Real Estate Market

Lack of Listings Slowing Down the Market The Greater Cincinnati area is not the only area impacted by too many buyers and too few homes for sale. According to Keeping Current Matters: As the real estate market continues to move […]
March 23, 2018

Do Rising Mortgage Interest Rates Impact Real Estate Prices?

Recently, Freddie Mac published an Insight Report titled Nowhere to go but up? How increasing mortgage rates could affect housing. The report focused on the impact the projected rise in mortgage rates might have on the housing market this year. Keeping Current Matters addressed the […]
October 2, 2017
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Closing Costs

More Than Half of All Buyers Are Surprised by Closing Costs.   Keeping Current Matters hit the mark with this article.  Buyers need to “be prepared” when it comes to closings and the extra fees. According to a survey conducted by ClosingCorp, over half […]
March 24, 2017

Mortgages for First Time Homebuyers

There are several types of mortgage loans available for first time homebuyers. FHA FHA Purchase Loan is the most popular right now because of the very affordable 3.5% down payment requirement.  According to FHA, the down payment varies depending on the […]
November 21, 2016
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Real Estate and Interest Rates

Did the recent elections impact Cincinnati real estate and interests rates? According to a survey released by the National Association of Realtors reflects brisk home sales throughout the United States. Homes sold in 60 days or less in 42 of […]
May 5, 2016
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Obtaining a Mortgage 101

Obtaining a mortgage 101 is all about getting a mortgage and all the things you need to know to help make the process easier. First you’ll most likely need a mortgage in order to buy a home.  In today’s world, […]