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Articles of Interest

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

Home Inspection Checklist: What Buyers and Sellers Should Know About Inspections

A home inspection is an essential step in the buying process. It makes sure that buyers aren’t getting themselves into a contract to purchase a house that will be an expensive mistake. 

By  Bill Gassett

Why Do Lenders Sell Loans?

The mortgage industry sometimes refers to as a “goodbye” letter. In essence, it’s an advance notice that a homeowner’s mortgage has been sold and transferred to another entity. For many, this might be somewhat surprising. 

By  David Reed

How to Declutter Your Home

There are a number of reasons why you might have chosen to read this guide. Perhaps you are tired of listening to your best friend regurgitating Marie Kondo tips that she learned from binge-watching the Netflix series.

By luvmihome

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