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2017 Builder Survey | Prosper Tx

2017 Builder Survey | Prosper Tx

About The Builders Survey By providing feedback on your home building/ownership experience you can help others make a wise building decision. All answers are anonymous and the survey only takes a minute! //

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The Cost of NOT Owning Your Home

The Cost of NOT Owning Your Home

Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the American Dream for as long as America has existed....

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Existing Home Sales Slowed by a Lack of Listings

Existing Home Sales Slowed by a Lack of Listings

Some Highlights: The inventory of existing homes for sale has dropped year-over-year for the last 29 consecutive months and is now at a 3.9-month supply. Existing home sales are currently at an annual pace of 5.48 million, the highest pace since ...

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Bubble Alert - Is it Getting Too Easy to Get a Mortgage?

Bubble Alert - Is it Getting Too Easy to Get a Mortgage?

There is little doubt that it is easier to get a home mortgage today than it was last year. The Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), published by the Mortgage Bankers Association, shows that mortgage credit has become more available in each ...

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Top 4 Prosper Home Renovations for Maximum

Top 4 Prosper Home Renovations for Maximum

Some Highlights: Whether you are selling your home, just purchased your first home, or are a homeowner planning to stay put for a while, there is value in knowing which home improvement projects will net you the most “Return On ...

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A Housing Bubble? Industry Experts Say NO!

A Housing Bubble? Industry Experts Say NO!

With residential home prices continuing to appreciate at levels above historic norms, some are questioning if we are heading toward another housing bubble (and subsequent burst) like the one we experienced in 2006-2008. Recently, five housing ...

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5 Reasons Homeownership Makes ‘Cents’

5 Reasons Homeownership Makes ‘Cents’

The American Dream of homeownership is alive and well. Recent reports show that the US homeownership rate has rebounded from recent lows and is headed in the right direction. The personal reasons to own differ for each buyer, but there are many ...

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Thinking About Buying? Know Your Credit Score

Thinking About Buying? Know Your Credit Score

Knowing your credit score or getting a recent copy of your credit report is one of the first steps that you can take toward knowing how ready you are to start the home buying process. Make sure all the information listed on your report is accurate ...

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Don't Let Fear Stop You from Applying for a Mortgage

Don't Let Fear Stop You from Applying for a Mortgage

A considerable number of potential buyers shy away from jumping into the real estate market due to their uncertainty about the buying process. A specific cause for concern tends to be mortgage qualification. For many, the mortgage process can be ...

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