The salary you need to buy a home

The salary you need to buy a home. USA – Home prices across the United States have continued to rise, with 93% of metros showing sales-price gains, according to the latest quarterly report from the National Association of Realtors. Despite a strong economy, home buying affordability has decreased year-over-year due to a rise in mortgage …

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Mortgage applications fall

Mortgage applications fall. USA – Extremely weak demand for mortgage refinances has been driving the overall drain on mortgage lending. Refinance volume is highly rate-sensitive, and interest rates are now about a full percentage point higher than they were one year ago. In order to afford more home, more homebuyers are turning to riskier, adjustable-rate …

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Get better prices with sole mandate properties

Get better prices with sole mandate properties. The differences between the two types of mandates may seem quite obvious: a sole mandate gives a single agent the exclusive right to market and sell your home, while an open mandate allows any qualified agent to find you a willing buyer. As a seller, you’ll need to …

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