Yes, You Can Buy a Home in a Tight Real Estate Market

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The “perfect” home may be hard to find now, but today’s rising home prices and interest rates combined with low inventory could significantly impact the cost of waiting. Of course, becoming a homeowner is a huge commitment that involves heavy financial and emotional decisions. But you have options, and as … Read More

FHA Has Increased Loan Limits for 2018

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The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced a new schedule of loan limits that will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2018. In high-cost areas of the country, FHA’s loan limit ceiling will increase from $636,150 to $679,650, while its floor will increase from $275,665 to $294,515. The national mortgage limit for … Read More

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

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Before the weather grows colder it’s important to prepare for the winter months to prevent costly damage. Below are the fall preventative home maintenance steps that every homeowner should follow. Gutters and Downspouts Clean gutters and downspouts frequently throughout fall to prevent build up of leaves and other debris. Neglected … Read More

2017 Conforming Loan Limits Have Increased!

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For the first time since 2006, the conforming loan limits have increased. In 2017, the baseline loan limit for most counties across the U.S. will be $424,100, a slight increase over 2016. More expensive markets, such as New York City and San Francisco, have conforming loan limits as high as $636,150. Anything … Read More