As we near the end of the year, mortgage rates are dropping to their lowest levels since June. A contributing factor may be the announcement the Federal Reserve made at the end of October to say that it would maintain its current $85 billion per month bond-buying program. The program, which is part ... » Learn More about Mortgage Rates at Lowest Levels Since June
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Joe Maggiore discusses ways to make a difference on Make a Difference Day on October 26, 2013. Until November 30, 2013, "like" Desert Dimensions Properties on Facebook and they will donate $2 to the Gray Matters Foundation. ... » Learn More about Video: Make a Difference Day with Joe Maggiore of Desert Dimensions
The Federal Housing Administration is continuing to extend better service to mortgagees by re-evaluating the guidelines it uses to approve loans, particularly loans applied for by people whose income and credit where affected by the recession. Many homeowners experienced unemployment or pay-cuts ... » Learn More about FHA Ready to Forgive Homeowners Affected by the Recession
In recent months we've shared with you the news that home prices are on an incline while inventory is declining. yet one effect of the market shift that we haven't discussed is how price and inventory are impacted by home value. While the market has been in the ditches in years past, appraisals ... » Learn More about Home Appraisals Aiding in Market Gains
By every measure, it seems as if the real estate market is on its way back up, but will today's growth last, or could these signs of improvement also be signs of future struggles? Home sales increased another .4% in January, and sales prices have increased 12.3% from January 2012. The last time ... » Learn More about What’s Coming Next in the Residential Market?