Month: December 2013

Mortgage Rates May Go Up in 2014

An article in the Wall Street Journal this past week describes why mortgage rates may begin to rise in spring of 2014 (  While it is always a challenge for buyers without a down payment or with not-so-great credit scores to secure the best possible rate, it seems that it may be more challenging than it has been in 2013.

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Buyers Can Make Sure Their Transactions Close posted a really interesting article about the top three things that can go wrong for a buyer (read it here). The author estimates that about 1/3rd of all real estate transactions never close. There are three major reasons why your home could never close: The first, and most relevant to me, is your financing. So, you have the house,

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