Kimberly Gamba

Kimberly Gamba

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Name: Kimberly Gamba
Date registered: January 25, 2016

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  1. How do most first-time buyers get a downpayment? — May 10, 2019
  2. What to Do ASAP as a New Homeowner (“Future You” Will Thank You) — May 10, 2019
  3. FEMA: Flood insurance overhaul starts next year — May 10, 2019
  4. Home remodeling projects owners most regret — May 10, 2019
  5. FBI report: 11,800 internet real estate scams in 2018 — May 10, 2019

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May 10 2019

How do most first-time buyers get a downpayment?

Freddie Mac's May Insight examines the perceptions prospective homebuyers have around down payments, the funding sources they use, and how families and others assist them. In addition to the common misbelief that lenders require a 20 percent downpayment on a mortgage, borrowers often mistakenly believe that a downpayment can only come from savings, says Sam …

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May 10 2019

What to Do ASAP as a New Homeowner (“Future You” Will Thank You)

Freddie Mac's May Insight examines the perceptions prospective homebuyers have around down payments, the funding sources they use, and how families and others assist them. In addition to the common misbelief that lenders require a 20 percent downpayment on a mortgage, borrowers often mistakenly believe that a downpayment can only come from savings, says Sam …

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May 10 2019

FEMA: Flood insurance overhaul starts next year

WASHINGTON – March 19, 2019 – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the rollout of National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) updates that will become effective next year. While FEMA released few specific details about the new program, it appears to downplay the role of flood zones in determining a home's cost of coverage in …

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May 10 2019

Home remodeling projects owners most regret

NEW YORK – Jan. 18, 2019 – Remodeling isn’t as easy as it looks on TV, but many owners don’t realize it until they tackle a job on their own. Nearly two-thirds of homeowners who’ve attempted a do-it-yourself house project say they regret not calling in an expert on at least one of their projects, …

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May 10 2019

FBI report: 11,800 internet real estate scams in 2018

WASHINGTON – May 8, 2019 – The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Internet Complaint Center (IC3) released its annual report on internet crimes. It found a total of 351,936 complaints of internet crime were submitted in 2018, resulting in monetary losses exceeding $2.7 billion. Of those crimes, 11,300 victims were taken in by real estate-related …

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Mar 23 2019

What does a 100% smart home look like? Meet George Jetson

Holding a smart energy controller or remote home control online home automation system on a digital tablet. All screen graphics made up. On the eve of the world's largest consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, construction giant KB Home unveiled the first full-scale prototype smart home of the future – and gave us the very …

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Mar 16 2019

Remodeling Magazine releases 2019 Cost vs. Value Report

Remodeling Magazine released its 32nd annual Cost vs. Value Report, which compares the cost of popular remodeling projects to how much the investment will improve a home's resale value. The 2019 report surveyed more than 3,200 real estate professionals about returns for 22 projects in 136 U.S. markets, an increase from 100 markets last year. The …

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Mar 09 2019

2019 economic forecast: Slower but no recession

Last year is likely a high-water mark for the U.S. economy, but 2019 won't be anything close to the plunge into the abyss that recent stock market gyrations have suggested. If the economy were a jet that reached cruising speed in 2018, it will throttle back moderately next year before slowing further in 2020, economists …

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Mar 02 2019

5 ways to future-proof a kitchen

A kitchen revamp can be costly, with the median price of a remodeling job coming in at $60,000. Homeowners who go with the latest trend often find that it starts to look dated in a few years, but some ever-popular kitchen styles are more likely to retain their value over time. They're also a good …

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Oct 10 2018

The 16 Incredibly Useful Rules Every Organized House Follows

Here’s the thing you may have noticed about houses: They don’t clean themselves. Which is unfortunate, because if houses cleaned themselves you could spend less time cleaning yours, and more time doing something more fun, like watching “The Golden Girls,” because dang, that’s actually a great show. A few simple daily habits could make it …

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