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Monthly Archives: January 2016


    By Marco Manumbas | January 25, 2016

    The purchasing of real estate is a serious step in everybody`s life. It will be necessary for you to know special rules. First of all that you should to do is to determine your needs. The most important thing before buying a real property, you should have a clear idea of apartment or house you... Read More

    What Do You Actually Need to Get a Mortgage?

    By Marco Manumbas | January 21, 2016

    Fannie Mae recently released their “What do consumers know about the Mortgage Qualification Criteria?” Study. The study revealed that Americans are misinformed about what is required to qualify for a mortgage when purchasing a home. Here are three takeaways: 59% of Americans either don’t know (54%) or are misinformed (5%) about what FICO score is... Read More

    The Most Appealing Aspects of Homeownership

    By Marco Manumbas | January 14, 2016

    The National Association of Realtors (NAR) just released their first issue of the Housing Opportunities & Market Experience Survey (HOME). In the report, NAR revealed what Americans believe to be the most appealing aspects of homeownership. Here is a graph showing the results: It is interesting to see that the two most appealing aspects had... Read More

    Thinking of Buying a Home? 3 Questions Every Buyer Should Answer First

    By Marco Manumbas | January 11, 2016

    If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interest at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in the real estate market. Answering the following 3 questions will help... Read More


    By Marco Manumbas | January 8, 2016

    However long you have lived in your house, your choice to put it up for sale in the marketplace often comes with a ton of questions and of course, pressure. This is particularly true if it’s your very first time through the sale process. Think about the next few points before getting going on the... Read More

    Obstacles to Homeownership: Perceived or Real?

    By Marco Manumbas | January 7, 2016

    Yesterday, we discussed the belief Americans have in homeownership and their desire to partake in this piece of the American Dream. We also discussed some of the obstacles preventing them from attaining that goal. However, studies have shown that that many of the obstacles mentioned are perceived, not real. A recent study by Fannie Mae,... Read More

    Top Reason to List Your House For Sale Now!

    By Marco Manumbas | January 5, 2016

    If you are debating listing your house for sale this year, here is the #1 reason not to wait! Buyer Demand Continues to Outpace the Supply of Homes For Sale The National Association of REALTORS’ (NAR) Chief Economist, Lawrence Yun recently commented on the inventory shortage: “While feedback from REALTORS® continues to suggest healthy levels... Read More

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