Leverage Your Equity When You Sell Your House

Kevin Brierton – 3.13.2023 One of the benefits of being a homeowner is that you build equity over time. By selling your house, that equity can be used toward purchasing your next home. But before you can put it to use, you should understand precisely what equity is and how it grows. Bankrate explains it…

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How To Make Your Dream of Homeownership a Reality

Kevin Brierton – 2.23.2023 According to a recent Harris Poll survey, 8 in 10 Americans say buying a home is a priority, and 28 million Americans actually plan to buy within the next 12 months. Homeownership provides many financial and nonfinancial benefits so that interest is understandable. However, it’s unlikely all 28 million Americans will accomplish that goal in the…

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Think Twice Before Waiting for 3% Mortgage Rates

Kevin Brierton – 1.17.2023 Last year, the Federal Reserve took action to try to bring down inflation. In response to those efforts, mortgage rates jumped up rapidly from the record lows we saw in 2021, peaking at just over 7% last October. Hopeful buyers experienced a hit to their purchasing power as a result, and some decided to press pause on their…

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