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Monthly Archives: July 2015

    Stop Paying Your Landlord’s Mortgage!

    By Don Parsons | July 21, 2015

    There are some people that have not purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage – either your mortgage or your landlord’s. As The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard... Read More

    1st Time Buyers Finally Crashing the Real Estate Party

    By Don Parsons | July 14, 2015

    There has been much conversation regarding the lack of first time home buyers in today’s real estate market. However, three recent reports seem to suggest that they are now entering the market in increasing numbers. The most recent Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors(NAR) reported that: “The percent share of first-time buyers rose to... Read More

    Should I Rent My House Instead of Selling It?

    By Don Parsons | July 14, 2015

    The results of Fannie Mae’s June 2015 National Housing Survey, were just released showing that more and more homeowners are warming up to the idea that now may be a great time to sell their home. The amount of respondents that stated that now is a good time to sell rose three percentage points to a survey high of... Read More

    #1 Reason to Sell Your House Now!

    By Don Parsons | July 14, 2015

    If you are one of the many homeowners out there who are debating putting their house on the market this year, don’t miss out on the great opportunity you have right now! The latest Existing Home Sales Report from The National Association of Realtors (NAR), reveals that the inventory of homes for sale has dropped to a 5.1-month supply.  Historically, a... Read More

    One More Time…You DO NOT Need 20% Down

    By Don Parsons | July 2, 2015

    A recent survey by Ipsos found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is actually necessary to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s housing market. The study pointed out two major misconceptions that we want to address today. 1. Down Payment The survey revealed that consumers overestimate the down payment funds needed... Read More