Category Archives: Oro Valley

Have A Plan: Building Family Wealth Over The Next 5 Years


As the economy continues to improve, more and more Americans are seeing their personal financial situations also improving. Instead of just getting by, many are now beginning to save and find other ways to build their net worth. One way … Continue reading

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NAR Reports Reveal 2 Reasons to Sell This Winter


We all realize that the best time to sell anything is when demand is high and the supply of that item is limited. The last two major reports issued by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed information that suggests that now … Continue reading

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Rent vs. Buy: Either Way You’re Paying a Mortgage


There are some people that have not purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage – … Continue reading

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Why You Should Sell Now, Before Winter Hits


People across the country are beginning to think about what their life will look like next year. It happens every Fall. We ponder whether we should relocate to a different part of the country to find better year-round weather or … Continue reading

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The Importance of Home Equity to a Family


There has been much written about how dramatically home values have increased over the last several years. With the increase in values, comes an increase in the equity each home owning family now has. The Joint Center of Housing Studies … Continue reading

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Fannie Mae’s Housing Forecast


Some Highlights:  30-year fixed mortgage rates are projected to increase steadily over the next year. Housing Starts will well surpass 2015 numbers. Home Sales will reach an annual rate of over 6 million by the fourth quarter of 2016.

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Homeownership Remains a Huge Part of the “American Dream”


There have been some who have voiced doubt as to whether or not the younger generations still consider buying a home as being part of the “American Dream”. A studyby Merrill Lynch puts that doubt to rest. According to their research, every … Continue reading

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