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Buying a home? Strategies for lowering your closing costs
Of these fees, you stand to save most on the priciest services: title insurance and settlement services, which are often combined. Comparison shopping among pest inspectors or surveyors might......

Will These Lower Rates Entice Buyers?
remained relatively flat, falling just 1 basis point to 3.89 percent. Mortgage rates are continuing to hold at low levels amidst ongoing economic uncertainty.” Freddie Mac reports the following......

How Sellers’ Needs Differ By Generation
stone toward the home they really want to end up in, Nokhrin says. NAR’s 2017 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends Report shows that 69 percent of surveyed millennials prefer agents send......

State law to combat 'zombie' homes lacks effective enforcement
It's going to end today' The law was intended to prevent foreclosures and lessen the impact of neglected and abandoned properties on communities across the state. So-called zombie homes are......

USDA program encourages movement in rural housing market
After an increase in crime in her north side Des Moines, Iowa, neighborhood, including a drive-by shooting, Heather Trotter no longer felt safe. Even though she'd grown up in the neighborhood Trotter......