Homeowners: Your Home Must Be Sold TWICE! That’s correct, every home on the market has to be sold 2 times, once to a prospective buyer and then to your bank (through the bank’s appraisal). With home prices increasing, the 2nd sale might be even more difficult than the 1st. Maybe your planning on jumping into […]
Don’t let buying a home intimidate you… get familiar with the lingo used during the home buying process! Your REALTORS® at NextHome Metro Group have compiled a list of some of the most common terms used when buying a home. Be sure to bookmark this handy home buyer’s glossary for future reference! Annual Percentage Rate (APR) This […]
Confused about what’s actually required to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s housing market? Here’s the facts…
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There was high outbound activity in the Northeast for the 5th year in a row! Most of the moving can be attributed to Baby Boomers relocating upon retirement. The top spot, surprisingly, belongs to South Dakota for high inbound activity. This is one list that Wisconsin did not earn a top spot in for people considering relocation […]
According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage interest rate has jumped up. The last few weeks we’ve seen 3.94% to the current higher rate of 4.03%. Interest rates had been hovering around 3.5% since June, and many are wondering why there has been such a significant increase so quickly. […]
The housing crisis of the past is finally in dissipating as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are up, home sales are up and distressed sales (foreclosures and short sales) are at their lowest mark in almost a decade. This year has been great for real estate […]