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July 28, 2023
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Don’t Fall for the Next Shocking Headlines About Home Prices

Don’t Fall for the Next Shocking Headlines About Home Prices From Keeping Current Matters: If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, one of the biggest questions you have right now is probably: what’s happening with home prices? And it’s no surprise you […]
February 17, 2023
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Interest Rates and Cincinnati Real Estate

The media spin on interest rates predicts all sorts of things happening in the markets. Activity in the Greater Cincinnati real estate market is fairly predictable.  Rates rise, prices normalize and the housing market is more balanced. Sure they went […]
July 22, 2022
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Existing Home Sales Slow

Great news national and local home sales are cooling down a bit. And that’s good news.  We could sustain the craziness of the last few years for much longer. Nationally: According to NAR June, 2022 brought 5.12 million in sales, […]
June 23, 2022
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The Impact of Rising Mortgage Rates

The impact of rising interest rates is affecting mortgages, car loans, credit cards, and the cost of doing business. According to Freddie Mac:   “Mortgage Rates Surge on Inflation Expectations June 16, 2022 Mortgage rates surged as the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage […]
June 6, 2022
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Interest Rates as of June 2, 2022

According to Freddie Mac:  Mortgage rates continued to inch downward this week but are still significantly higher than last year.  The rising rates are affecting both affordability and purchase demand. Heading into the summer, the Fed sees the potential homebuyer […]
July 26, 2021
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Diving Mortgage Rates

How low can mortgage rates go? Sometimes I feel like the character in the Progressive ad about becoming my parents.  I remember buying a home in 1981 and having a great mortgage deal through the builder at 14%. Search The […]
October 2, 2019
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The Cost Of Waiting To Buy A Home

What Is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? Search Some Highlights: The “cost of waiting to buy” is defined as the additional funds necessary to buy a home if prices and interest rates were to increase over […]
August 12, 2019
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Personal Loan for Home Renovations: 3 Things to Consider

Photo by Skitterphoto from Pexels Whether there’s something broken in your home that needs fixing, or you just got inspired to redecorate, or maybe even decided to install a pool, redo the kitchen, or add a patio, home improvement definitely […]
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 […]