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Mar
13
2019
Surprising Benefits of Buying a Home --Beyond Financial!
When talking about the benefits of owning a home, especially from a mortgage professional's point-of-view, you often hear about the financial upside of homeownership. While it's true that buying a home remains one of the most stable investments one make, there are many more advantages...
Mar
07
2019
Builders Try New Strategies to Cut Costs, Appeal to First Time Home Buyers
Builders in metro Atlanta and around the country are using new strategies to combat rising prices and to keep their homes within reach of the first time home buyers. The group most impacted by rising home prices includes young first time home buyers. In order to appeal to this segment of the...
Mar
06
2019
Buying Home Still Less Expensive Than Renting One in Atlanta
While area home prices continue to increase, a recent study indicates that it's still less expensive to buy a home in metro Atlanta than to rent one. The average median monthly mortgage in metro Atlanta is $1,110,00, and the average monthly rent is $56.00 higher at $1,166.00. In...
Mar
06
2019
Severe Weather and Your Mortgage: What to Expect and How to Prepare
Across the U.S., severe weather is disrupting daily life. From hurricanes to heavy snow, torrential rains and flooding, cold snaps and other extremes seem to be affecting every corner of our country. Even if severe weather hasn't affected you directly, it serves as a reminder that we all...
Mar
05
2019
Economists Increase Expectations for 2019 Housing Market
Although economists late last year expected a lackluster 2019 housing market in Georgia and around the country, slower growth in home mortgage interest rates has led many economists to increase their expectations. Late in 2018, the Fed signaled that it will be likely to raise rates more...
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