Monthly Archives: January 2016

Should I Use my Friend or Family Member as My Realtor?

A good Realtor® is sort of like your own personal Yoda—someone you can trust with your most pressing questions and biggest decisions, guiding you safely toward your destiny (of a brand new home!). But how do you choose the right Realtor … Continue reading

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Understanding Purchasing a Home with a Reverse Mortgage

Home Equity Conversion Mortgage for Purchase: Helping Homeowners Age 62+ “Right-Size” Their Way into a More Comfortable Retirement Many people know that a reverse mortgage allows homeowners age 62 an older to tap into the equity of their homes to … Continue reading

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With Rates so Low, Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage?

With mortgage rates averaging less than 5% for the past five years—and 2015 set to become year No. 6 in that trend—there’s never been a better time to carry a mortgage into retirement, right? Not so fast. While it’s an … Continue reading

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5 Financial Lessons Learned from the Housing Crisis

The U.S. housing market is on track for its best year since 2006. Home prices are up, foreclosures are down, boomerang buyers are re-entering the market, and millennials are finally—finally—moving out of their parents’ basements. Our long national nightmare appears … Continue reading

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