Category Archives: Gen Y

Your Economic Update For The Week of September 23, 2013.

In the News The Mortgage Bankers Association said its seasonally adjusted composite index of mortgage applications for the week ending September 13 rose 11.2%. Purchase volume rose 3%. Refinancing applications increased 18%. Existing home sales rose 1.7% in August to … Continue reading

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Experts Comment on the Housing Market

by THE KCM CREW on SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 · 0 COMMENTS Rick Judson, chairman of NAHB Responding to the report that over 80% of housing markets are improving: “While there is still plenty of room for growth, this is an excellent indication of how the … Continue reading

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Your Economic Update For The Week of September 16, 2013.

  In the News Retail sales rose 0.2% to $426.6 billion in August. This follows a 0.4% increase in July. Compared to August 2012, retail sales have increased 4.7%. The producer price index, which tracks wholesale price inflation, rose 0.3% … Continue reading

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Boomerang Homebuyers Get a Shorter Ride Home

Here is some more information about the FHA “Back to Work” program designed for people who have experienced an economic event. If you or someone you know has had a short sale, foreclosure, or bankruptcy and at least one year … Continue reading

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Housing is Helping Rebuild the American Economy

A very good article illustrating the important role that the housing market plays in our economic recovery! by THE KCM CREW      Freddie Mac in their report, August 2013 U.S. Economic & Housing Market Outlook, explained the three reasons why housing … Continue reading

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Should I Wait for Interest Rates to Come Back Down?

Are you playing the waiting game? Is it costing you money? Take  minutes and look at this article! by THE KCM CREW  Above is a graph of the movement of the 30 year fixed mortgage rate since the beginning of 2012. Some … Continue reading

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The COST of a Home: Last Year, This Year & Next Year

Are you being priced out? The market has improved and prices and interest rates are on the rise! Interest rates are still very good and housing affordability remains high. However it won’t stay this forever! Are you ready to make … Continue reading

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