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Take advantage of low interest rates while they last

When I was young, I remember going to the bank to have my bank book updated by the teller. I would always appreciate seeing the “interest deposit” line every month. 747 more words

Mortgage Qualification

Do You Know The Difference Between Cost & Price?

As a seller, you will be most concerned about ‘short term price’ – where home values are headed over the next six months. As a buyer, you must be concerned not about price but instead about the ‘long term cost’ of the home. 100 more words


Bank of Canada says housing, debt threaten financial system

Household indebtedness and imbalance in the housing sector are key vulnerabilities to Canada’s financial sector, the Bank of Canada says in a financial system review… 491 more words

Millennial Buyers

Do you know which states have the highest housing costs?

The states with the highest housing costs may surprise you. Hawaii barely takes first place with median monthly housing costs of $1,490 per household in 2014. 60 more words


National trend toward renting may explain climbing rates in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – A national trend could be pushing up the rental prices on apartments and homes in Utah. Using data collected by the Census Bureau, Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies released a report Wednesday asserting that roughly 51 percent of U.S. 274 more words


Transportation Cost is the Only Flexible Debt

Transportation is the second largest expense for most households after housing.[1] The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) states, “living closer to your workplace allows greater disposable income to improve your quality of life.” 1,145 more words