Mortgage Applications Decline By 54 Percent

In March of this year the mortgage bankers association released its weekly applications survey which shows that mortgage applications have declined by 54 percent in the last year. What’s the cause for the decline in mortgage applications? According  to the mortgage bankers association much of the decline in mortgage applications can be attributed to the

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Home Prices Continue Rising But….

Thanks to a recent report we know that home prices have continued rising across the United States by double digits year-over-year. The CoreLogic report shows that for 24 consecutive months home prices have been rising including the sale of distressed homes. As we move through 2014 home sales is expected to remain strong but CoreLogic

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Real Estate Market Is Now Considered To Be Normal

Home values in Bend Oregon have been on a roller coaster ride over the last 14 years and many home owners and Real Investors have successfully weathered the ups and downs. From 2006 to 2012 the Case-Shiller Housing Index would lose 33% but, thankfully that wouldn’t stop investors from coming back to the Real Estate

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2014 Real Estate market – What Buyers Don’t Want To See In A Home

Are you thinking about selling your Bend Oregon home? Before listing your home on the 2014 Real Estate market it’s important to know what are the biggest turn offs that home buyers don’t like to see when they are house hunting. Overpricing Overpricing your home is the top mistake that you can make because, in

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Most Lenders Still Not Excited About QM Rules

Back in January 2014 the Qualified Mortgage Rule (QM) was put into place and it’s phase one of two rules from the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that’s expected to strengthen the housing market and protect consumers. How Will It Protect Consumers? The Qualified Mortgage Rule will protect more consumers across the

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The Latest Statistics for the Real Estate Market

Home prices continue to rise across the United States and homeowners are excited especially since at the start of this year it was expected that home prices would start to decline due to the Federal Reserve tapering but that has not happened yet. Year-Over-Year Gains Home prices showed some significant gains year over year In

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What Hidden Gems Should You Be Searching For In A Home?

What are the “hidden gems” in Real Estate? If you ask any home buyer they will tell you that the hidden gems are: updated kitchens, spacious bathrooms or open floor plans but the reality is that there really are more hidden gems in Real Estate than every home buyer realizes. Awesome View In a recent

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New Home Construction in Bend Oregon – Is It the Right Choice for You?

New home construction in Bend Oregon has been booming over the last year and for good reason because there’s been a huge demand for homes. If you’re thinking about investing in new home construction in Bend Oregon but are wondering if it’s the right choice for you this post will provide you with key details

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