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Mortgage Rate Black Friday Sale

Posted By Gibran Nicholas
26 November 2014

There have only been two days in the last 18 months where mortgage rates have been as low as they are now. This is because mortgage rates are determined by mortgage bond prices in the bond market. There were only two trading days in the last 18 months where mortgage bond prices have been better than th...


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Three Ways to Avoid Getting Outbid on Your New Home

Posted By Gibran Nicholas
04 June 2014

Bidding for a new home can get pretty fierce in today's market. Here are three potential solutions to avoid getting outbid on your new home: ...


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Summer 2014 Guide to House Prices

Posted By Gibran Nicholas
04 June 2014

CMPS Institute has released its Summer 2014 Guide to House Prices.  ...


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Spring 2014 Guide to Mortgage Rates

Posted By Gibran Nicholas
12 March 2014

CMPS Institute recently released its Spring 2014 Guide to Mortgage Rates....


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How to Understand Your Home Appraisal

Posted By Gibran Nicholas
28 February 2014

A home appraisal is an estimate of your home's value.  It's simply a professional appraiser's opinion of what he/she thinks your home may be worth. Why Do Appraisals Matter? Mortgage lenders base your loan amount on the LESSER of the appraised value or the purchase price. Here's an example: You ...


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Winter 2014 Guide to Mortgage Rates

Posted By Gibran Nicholas
04 February 2014

CMPS Institute recently released its Winter 2014 Guide to Mortgage Rates....


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Winter 2014 Guide to House Prices

Posted By Gibran Nicholas
04 February 2014

CMPS Institute just released its Winter 2014 Guide to House Prices....


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Five Risks to Consider Before Investing in Real Estate

Posted By Gibran Nicholas
04 February 2014

Here are five of the most common risks associated with investing in real estate:...


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Four Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Mortgage or Buying a Home

Posted By Gibran Nicholas
04 February 2014

These four questions can help you make smarter mortgage and housing choices:...


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