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Articles of Interest

 A collection of interesting news articles from various sources on wide ranging Real Estate topics 

Understanding Interest Rate Locks

When consumers start to get serious about buying a home or maybe refinancing an existing mortgage, one of the first things that will be researched is interest rates. Interest rates help determine affordability and lenders use current market rates and terms to help prequalify and preapprove borrowers.

written by David Reed

Are Open Floor Plans Just Too Open?

The open floor plan has been a highly sought after layout among today’s home buyers, but homeowners who already live in open-concept homes say they’re starting to miss the walls.

by Realtor Magazine

Pending Home Sales Warm Up

After a drawn-out downward trend, pending home sales have warmed up, according to the latest National Association of REALTORS® Pending Home Sales Index.

by RISMedia staff

2019 Economic Outlook: Residential Growth of a Quiet Sort

In most areas, sales and price appreciation will remain steady.

by Robert Freeman

March 2019 mortgage rates forecast (FHA, VA, USDA, Conventional)

Mortgage rates forecast for March 2019

by Tim Lucas 
The Mortgage Reports Editor

What is an ID Affidevit and why is it needed?

What’s in a name? When a title company seeks to uncover matters affecting title to real property, the answer is, “Quite a bit.”

by Ticor Title