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Baby Boomers are once again challenging the status quo and are doing things their own way. Unlike previous generations, Boomers are refusing to retire and...
October 15 @ 5:57 pm   83 Views   marcusmccue782
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As the housing market continues its steady recovery, home mortgage lenders are seeing the emergence of a new group of homebuyers—the shadow buyer. This new...
October 07 @ 4:29 pm   174 Views   marcusmccue782
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According to an April 2014 report from the National Association of Realtors, annual sales of vacation homes jumped nearly 30 percent to a little more than...
September 18 @ 1:56 pm   372 Views   marcusmccue782
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The vacation home market is booming with new life, and resort towns all over the U.S. are enjoying the spoils of this market upturn. In fact, according to an...
September 08 @ 6:25 pm   519 Views   marcusmccue782
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Across the country, the heat is rising. And we don’t mean just because it’s summer! The vacation home market is booming with new life, and resort towns all over...
September 08 @ 5:16 pm   494 Views   marcusmccue782
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Fast-rising prices and fast-moving home sales are once again symbols of a strong and growing U.S. vacation home market. In many of the country’s hottest spots,...
August 29 @ 6:52 am   569 Views   marcusmccue782
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The vacation home market is booming with new life and resort towns all over the US are enjoying the spoils of this market up turn. In fact, according to an...
August 25 @ 6:15 am   595 Views   Rebecca Scott
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While the U.S. housing market made a sizable improvement in 2013, surpassing the expectations of many industry insiders, many are still shy when it comes to...
August 14 @ 9:34 am   734 Views   Rebecca Scott
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With numbers from Q1 and Q2 now in, the housing market is starting to show signs of a slowing pace. This change is not surprising to many in the industry and is...
July 29 @ 7:00 pm   860 Views   marcusmccue782
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For most of us, buying our home is likely be the most expensive purchase we make in our lifetime. Because of this, it is very important that you consider all...
July 23 @ 7:00 pm   862 Views   marcusmccue782
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Demand for housing from millennials appears lower than what many experts predicted for this year, and housing leaders are trying to figure out why. Certainly...
July 01 @ 7:00 pm   999 Views   marcusmccue782
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The Qualified Mortgage (QM) rule – which became effective on January 10, 2014 – was designed to assure that borrowers have the ability to repay their loans,...
July 01 @ 7:00 pm   999 Views   Rebecca Scott
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The Northern Michigan second home market has begun to display signs of a positive uptick and strength over the past several months as the ripple of the...
June 23 @ 7:00 pm   1224 Views   marcusmccue782
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As retirement breaks the horizon of your future and becomes something you view as an impending reality versus the “someday” concept of retirement you had in...
April 29 @ 7:00 pm   854 Views   Rebecca Scott
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Q: Who created the qualified mortgage rule? A: The new rules and guidelines were released in January 2014 by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) ....
March 18 @ 10:35 am   2824 Views   Rebecca Scott
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Q: Who created the qualified mortgage rule? A: The new rules and guidelines were released in January 2014 by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) ....
March 14 @ 8:47 am   2887 Views   Rebecca Scott
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Only two months into the year and 2014 is already turning out to be a great year for the housing market. The inventory of unsold, pre-built homes continues to...
March 10 @ 6:56 am   2916 Views   Rebecca Scott
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Obtaining a pre-approval for a mortgage cannot keep your house out of a sinkhole in the literal sense. However, a pre-approval is a great way to speed past the...
March 10 @ 6:53 am   2874 Views   Rebecca Scott
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The ability to repay a loan is a little like the Bing Crosby – Irving Berlin favorite “White Christmas.” Musical fads come and go. Yet every year we come to...
December 24 @ 9:00 am   4429 Views   marcusmccue782
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Beginning January 2014, the requirements and regulations of the Dodd-Frank Act will be enforced by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). There are...
December 23 @ 11:43 am   4128 Views   marcusmccue782