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Thinking of Buying? What are you waiting for?

If you are planning on becoming a homeowner, or moving up to the home of your dreams in 2015, here are four great reasons to consider buying a home now, instead of waiting until spring. 383 more words

Consumer Tips

BBB Tip of the Week: Avoiding Tech Support Scams

Out of the blue, you suddenly get a call from someone at a familiar-sounding computer company telling you that something is wrong with your computer and offering to fix it. 221 more words


What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 16, 2015

Last week’s economic news included an index of labor market conditions provided by the Federal Reserve, a report on small business sentiment, and a report from the Labor Department on job openings. 521 more words

Housing Analysis

BBB Tip of the Week: Auto Service Contract Tips

Vehicle service contracts, also called extended warranties, are the source of numerous complaints to Better Business Bureau. The contracts, a form of insurance, aren’t well understood and sometimes aren’t explained well during a sales call. 161 more words


Foreclosure Inventory Down 34.3% from Last Year

According to the latest CoreLogic National Foreclosure Report“approximately 552,000 homes in the US were in some state of foreclosure as of December 2014”. 134 more words

Housing Analysis

Consumer Confidence at Highest Level in Over a Decade

Two recently released reports reveal that the American public is starting to feel much better about the U.S. economy. The University of Michigan’s Surveys of Consumers… 153 more words

Housing Analysis

BBB Tip of the Week: Online Dating Scams

Almost everyone wants to find a compatible companion at some point in their lives, and these days, the online world is full of alluring websites that promise to find your perfect match. 199 more words