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What Are The Benefits of Becoming A Homeowner?

What Are The Benefits of Becoming A Homeowner?

Every family has a list of important dates. We celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, pet adoptions…and the list goes on. For 64.4 percent  of households in the United States, this list includes the day they became a homeowner for the first time! Why is this date important? Homeownership is not just a roof over your head! It represents shelter, stability, wealth, and pride! For decades, homeownership has been an important part of the American Dream! However, many question if the next generations see the same benefits of homeownership as their predecessors. In case we have forgotten, some of those benefits are: Non-Financial Benefits Educational...

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Greenway's Markets in a Minute I  Housing Sentiment is Up!

Greenway's Markets in a Minute I Housing Sentiment is Up!

For the Week Ending April 12, 2019 Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets. The consumer price index rose less than forecast in March. A key measure of inflation, this reading supports the Fed's decision not to raise rates this year.  Producer prices increased by the most in 5 months in March. However, underlying prices remained soft, an indication of tame inflationary pressures. Housing sentiment...

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5 Smart ways to Refinance Your Mortgage

5 Smart ways to Refinance Your Mortgage

If you are not happy with your mortgage loan, there is no reason to feel trapped! Refinancing allows borrowers to take out a new loan and pay off the old one. The result? A lower interest rate, more favorable terms or even the opportunity to walk away with some cash in your pocket! Take a look at these 5 reasons to refinance your mortgage: #1 Mortgage Rates Have Gone Down The primary reason many homeowners refinance their mortgage is to lower their interest rate. It's why we refinance just about any loan, whether it's a mortgage, student loan, or even credit card debt (think 0% balance transfer cards). You could save thousands of dollars a year!...

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12 WAYS TO GREEN UP YOUR BATHROOM

12 WAYS TO GREEN UP YOUR BATHROOM

April is Earth Month and we're excited to share with you 12 ways you can green up your bathroom!   Easy, everyday opportunities to reduce, reuse, and recycle are hiding in plain sight in one of the most popular rooms in your home - the bathroom!   Your bathroom is your sanctuary, your oasis. It’s the place where your day really gets started and the place where you wind down at day’s end. Your bathroom is one of the most important rooms in your house, and it’s also one of the largest energy users. From water use to electrical output, usage happens here in great volume, and waste does as well.  And it’s that...

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Greenway's Markets in a Minute I What's up with the Rate Bounce?

Greenway's Markets in a Minute I What's up with the Rate Bounce?

For the Week Ending April 5, 2019 [$RECIPIENT NICKNAME$],   Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.     Signaling a possible slowdown in the economy, retail sales dropped 0.2% in February. Slower economic activity is likely to keep the Fed from raising rates. Rates bounced up off their recent lows this week. The market often moderates this way following a quick drop. Talks with China for a...

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