Sale Pending Vs. Under Contract: What’s the Difference?

February 17, 2017 by Leave a comment

Whether you’re driving around a neighborhood or clicking through listings on Zillow, at some point you’re almost guaranteed to stumble across the perfect home: large yard, updated kitchen, hardwood floors—and a sign that says “sale pending” or “under contract.” So what do those mean, exactly, and do you still have a chance with the house... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Friday, February 17, 2017

February 17, 2017 by Leave a comment

Happy Friday and welcome to the Total Mortgage Current Mortgage Rates Blog. Here’s your daily mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? Mortgage rates deviate from 10-year yield There’s not much economic data out this morning, and currently all the major U.S. stock market indexes are trading in the red. The yield on the... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Thursday, February 16, 2017

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Welcome to the Total Mortgage Current Mortgage Rates Blog. There’s some economic data out today, but first, your daily mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? Rates fall in Freddie Mac PMMS The Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey came out today (as it does every Thursday at 10am sharp), and surprisingly it showed... View Article

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Janet Yellen Keeps March Rate Hike in Play

February 15, 2017 by Leave a comment

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen finished up speaking in Washington, D.C. today. Starting on Tuesday, she appeared before congress for her semiannual testimony on monetary policy. Day 1 was before the Senate banking Committee, and Day 2 was before the House Financial Services Committee. Whenever the Fed Chair makes public statements, financial market participants keenly... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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Welcome to the Total Mortgage Current Mortgage Rates Blog. There’s some economic data out today, but first, your daily mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? Fed Chair Janet Yellen moved markets yesterday when she said that it would be “unwise” to wait too long to raise the federal funds rate again. Her remarks... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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Welcome to the Total Mortgage Current Mortgage Rates Blog. There’s some economic data out today, but first, your daily mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? Yellen Keeps March in Play Investors had been holding steady this morning until Fed Chair Janet Yellen came out and appeared to keep the three rate hike vision... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Monday, February 13, 2017

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Welcome to the Total Mortgage Current Mortgage Rates Blog. There’s some economic data out today, but first, your daily mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? Treasury yields are continuing to rise this morning, building off of the increase that took place at the end of last week. There’s no significant economic data out... View Article

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Real Estate Keywords: How to Make the Most of Your Site and Listings

February 10, 2017 by Leave a comment

Years ago, when most realtors were still making the transition to online, getting found on the internet wasn’t that hard. Now, however, there’s a lot of competition, and a lot of competition makes for a lot less visibility. This is where picking the right real estate keywords comes in. Keywords are the words or phrases... View Article

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