Monthly Archive: April 2017

Apr 19 2017

Planning to buy a property and take out a loan, don’t do these 4 risky mortgage moves

  Are you excited about purchasing a new home. Be careful then not to sabotage your ability to get final loan approval. While you shouldn’t even look at homes until you have a solid pre-approval letter, you can still mess up things. Take a look at these four risky behaviors and make sure you do …

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Apr 15 2017

Homeownership hits 50-year record low

  Over the past 10 years, homeownership rates in the U.S. stumbled, wiping out more than three decades of increases. Overall, the national homeownership rate dropped from a peak of 69 percent in 2004 to an average of 63.4 percent in 2016. Rosen Consulting Group (RCG) estimates that more than $300 billion would have been …

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Apr 12 2017

Be Careful to Cancel Your Private Mortgage Insurance

Private mortgage insurance is unavoidable for some homeowners, but don’t pay PMI premiums a day longer than required by your lender.   Why is there private mortgage insurance Private mortgage insurance provides protection to a lender in case you default on your home loan. Unless you make a 20% down payment on a house, you’ll …

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Apr 08 2017

St. Pete’s Edge District is on the cusp of greatness, if the city and developers can find common ground

A funky view Jonathan Daou’s vision for St. Petersburg’s Edge District is more than just funky… In the Edge District, a boutique selling vintage glove molds is juxtaposed with a diner that serves hot dogs, poutine and a $5 “cookie monsta” milkshake. Bound by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street to the east and 16th …

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Apr 05 2017

What to Do With a Tax Refund: 3 Ideas That’ll Practically Double Your Money If You’re a Homeowner

  Turn a refund into instant home equity with these small home improvements. If this year is anything like the last, almost 7.2 million Americans will get a tax refund this spring averaging around $3,000. If you’re a homeowner getting this refund, you’re fortunate because you’ve got more creative ways to invest it for a …

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Apr 01 2017

Top buyer/seller regret? Not prepping soon enough

The spring home-buying season could be one of the most competitive in recent history as listing inventory remains tight and mortgage rates appears to be going up. In a survey of 13,000 recent home buyers and sellers, the top regret for both focused on preparation: They didn’t start the process soon enough, according to the …

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