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Don't Let Home Buying Myths Scare you from Buying that Dream Home!  Here are the Facts! Some Highlights: Many potential homebuyers believe that they need a 20% down payment and a 780 FICO® score to qualify to buy a home which stops many of them from even trying! Here are some facts: 72% of buyers who purchased homes this year have put down less than 20%. 76.4% of loan applications were approved last month. The average credit score of approved loans was 727 in September.... read more
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Ready to Buy a Home??

5 Tips to Help you find the Perfect Home
Posted by Jessica Juracich on October 18, 2018 in  1st time buyer  Buyers  Buying Property  Colorado Real Estate  Craig  First Time Home Buyers  Real Estate  Real Estate Tips  Routt County  STEAMBOAT REAL ESTATE NEWS  Steamboat Springs
5 Tips for Starting A Successful Home SearchIn today’s real estate market, with low inventory dominating the conversation in many areas of the country, it can often be frustrating to be a first-time home buyer if you aren’t prepared. In a recent realtor.com article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,” the author highlights some steps that first-time home buyers can take to help carry their excitement of buying a home throughout the ... read more
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THE COST OF NOT PAYING PMI (Personal Mortgage Insurance) Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer as median incomes, rents, and home prices all vary depending on where you live. There is a common misconception among homebuyers that a 20% down payment is required, and it is this limiting belief that often adds months, and sometimes even years, to the home-buying process. So, if you can purchase a home with less than a 20% down payment… why aren’t more people do... read more
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Should you buy now or wait?

Is waiting really the best idea? Interest rates are on the rise....
Posted by Jessica Juracich on October 01, 2018 in  1st time buyer  Buyers  Buying Property  Craig  Finance and Real Estate  Home Price  Housing Market  Knowledge of the market  Market Knowledge  News  Property for Sale
Some Highlights: The cost of waiting to buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to rise to 5.2% by the third quarter of 2019. CoreLogic predicts home prices to appreciate by 5.1% over the next 12 months. If you are ready and willing to buy your dream home, find out if you are able to! ... read more
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