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Fannie Mae Predicts Below-6% Mortgage Rates in 2024

Fannie Mae, a key player in housing finance, brings a positive forecast for potential homebuyers in 2024. According to their January predictions, the 30-year mortgage rate is anticipated to dip below 6%, offering aspiring homeowners a favorable environment. Additionally, Fannie Mae dispels concerns of an impending recession, projecting a scenario of "positive but below-trend growth" […]
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Revealing 11 Massive Mistakes That Might Derail Your Home-Buying Dreams

By Kimberly Dawn Neumann In the realm of real estate, where fortunes are won and lost, today's homebuyers face a daunting landscape. With soaring interest rates, steep property prices, and an uncertain economy, anxiety levels are running high. In this frenzied market, it's all too easy for prospective homeowners to make costly mistakes in the […]
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7 Tips for Hosting an Unforgettable Apartment Housewarming Party

By Alondra Segoviano You've finally secured your dream apartment, completed the move, and now it's time to celebrate your new space with a housewarming party. Hosting a successful apartment-warming soiree requires careful planning to ensure both you and your guests have a fantastic time. Here are seven essential tips to make your apartment housewarming party […]
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The Surprising Factors That Shape Your Home's Value

When it comes to seeking out your ideal home, you likely have a checklist of essential features: an expansive kitchen, modern bathrooms, and a serene backyard escape. Yet, beneath the surface lie unexpected elements that wield significant influence over a home's value. Beyond the apparent factors, there are hidden gems and practical considerations that can […]
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Persistent Mortgage Rate Increases Cast Shadow on Homebuyer Prospects

By Lisa Johnson Mandell Mortgage rates have continued their upward trajectory, marking a third consecutive week of increase—a disappointing development for prospective homebuyers who had hoped for more affordable real estate prices as summer approaches its end. According to data from Freddie Mac, the average interest rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage climbed to 6.96% during […]
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Rising Bank Repossessions Amidst Decline in Homeowners Receiving Foreclosure Notices

By Clare Trapasso In a surprising turn of events, the real estate market has witnessed an increase in bank repossessions, despite a decrease in the number of homeowners receiving foreclosure notices. A recent report by ATTOM, a prominent real estate data company, sheds light on this intriguing trend that is raising eyebrows within the industry. During […]
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The 15 Best Restaurants in Helena, Montana

By Mark BarnettLast Updated: February 28th, 2023 Discovering new places is always thrilling, from exploring tourist spots to hunting for the best shopping locations. However, amidst all the excitement, don't forget to savor the local flavors during your journey. In this blog, we'll unveil the top 15 restaurants in Helena, Montana, ensuring you have a […]
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The 10 Best Things to Do in Missoula, Montana

Kurt NorrisBy Kurt Norris Missoula, Montana, known as "the hub of five valleys," is a captivating city nestled in the western part of the state. Surrounded by five high mountain ranges and bordered by the Clark Fork River, Missoula boasts a unique blend of rugged landscapes and rich culture that draws tourists from around the […]
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Thinking About Using Your Home as Collateral on a Loan? Here's What You Need To Know

By Kathleen Willcox In the current economic climate of fluctuating interest rates and inflation, many individuals find themselves in need of extra funds to navigate tough financial times. As a result, personal or business loans have become a popular option for those seeking financial relief. However, the decision of what to use as collateral on […]
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