Tag Archive: homeownership

How a Change in Mortgage Rate Impacts Your Homebuying Budget

Mortgage rates are on the rise this year, but they’re still incredibly low compared to the historic average. However, anytime there’s a change in the mortgage rate, it affects what you can afford to borrow when you’re buying a home. As Sam Khater, Chief Economist at Freddie Mac, shares: “Since January, mortgage rates have increased half a ...

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REPOST: ECO-FRIENDLY WAYS TO PREP YOUR HOME FOR WINTER

Concern about climate change and our environment used to be a fringe thing. But the announcement by GM will convert its entire offering to zero-emission vehicles by 2035 could be a game-changer. The Federal government extended in 2020 the tax credits for residential alternative energy installation by consumers by two years ...

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what you can do about global warming (as a homeowner)

This post comes from the heart. Over the years I’ve become increasingly concerned about our climate and the potential for cataclysmic environmental disaster. You might wonder what any of this has to do with real estate and you’d probably be right. My sense is that it can feel overwhelming to ...

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