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Where are Mortgage Rates Going?

Home buyers have enjoyed historically low mortgage rates and an improving economy in the past few years. In this type of financial climate, the question of would mortgage rates increase became how much would rates increase in 2017? When the …
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State of the Market – January 2017

A letter from Joseph A. Horning, President of Shorewest, REALTORS® The beginning of the year is a time to pause and reflect on the success of the 2016 market and look forward to the continued growth of 2017. According to …
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Why Fall is the Perfect Time to Buy

It’s finally fall! The perfect time to shop for your new home. Home sales were on the rise in August and they don’t appear to be slowing down! 1. According to Milwaukee Business News, inventory is still low for the …
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Take Advantage of Historically Low Mortgage Rates!

Mortgage rates are predicted to steadily rise throughout 2016. The National Association of REALTORS®, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Mortgage Bankers’ Association have all projected mortgage rates to continue to go up. Rates have been slightly creeping upward since …
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How to Save Money For a Down Payment

After reading our post from before, (How Long Does It Take To Save A Down Payment?) it is easy to see that saving for a down payment is not only feasible but it is practical as well! Thanks to the …
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How Long Does It Take To Save A Down Payment?

In a recent study conducted by Builder.com, researchers determined that nationwide it would take “nearly eight years” for a first-time buyer to save enough for a 10% down payment on their dream home. Depending on where you live, median rents, incomes and home prices all …
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