Politics & Economics: How they affect the Housing Market

Posted on January 30th, 2017

Since President Trump won the election, mortgage rates have increased due to the awaited economic stimulus. The Dow Jones Industrial Average passed 20,000 for the first time – investors elevated stocks following a strong earnings report after Trump’s push to…

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Home & Garden…and the Living Room Tourist

Posted on January 24th, 2017

How HGTV Captures Its Audience We are a nation of viewers. In 2015, Americans spent an average of 2.8 hours a day watching television. NFL and college football enjoys enormous viewership, but these aren’t played year-round. Political and cultural news…

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HUD Suspends FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium Cut

Posted on January 20th, 2017

FHA Mortgage BREAKING:  HUD Suspends FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium Cut   Shortly after Trump took office today, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it has suspended the reduction of Mortgage Insurance Premiums, effective immediately and indefinitely.…

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Elections and Markets

Posted on January 19th, 2017

How Politics Impact Real Estate Markets Politics and election outcomes are rarely restricted in their reach to state capitals or to the D.C area. Instead, their results in terms of legislation and policy changes ripple across markets, industries, and communities…

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Credit Score Hacks

Posted on January 12th, 2017

5 Credit Hacks You Need To Know You credit score is often thought of as your financial reputation. The credit score is a lender’s only reliable resource used to determine if a potential borrower is trustworthy enough to repay the…

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