Have you received a notice of a rent increase in the last year? If you are renting in Washington State, especially in a major urban area such as Seattle, it’s likely that you’ve seen an increase in your housing costs over the past year. 962 more words
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Examining housing value appreciation … the Housing Price Index (HPI) provides a measure to examine/analyze housing price levels and variations among metros and states. The HPI, calculated using home sales price information from Fannie Mae- and Freddie Mac-acquired mortgages, continued upward momentum in U.S. 446 more words
There’s little disputing that aside from condominiums, home ownership is getting tougher and tougher to achieve or maintain for many.
The historical rule of thumb among mortgage experts is that no more than… 187 more words