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Greenway's New First-Time Home Buyer Video!

Greenway's New First-Time Home Buyer Video!

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Greenway's Markets in a Minute I  Rates fell as Trade Tensions Intensified

Greenway's Markets in a Minute I Rates fell as Trade Tensions Intensified

For the Week Ending August 9, 2019   Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.   At the end of July, the Fed made its first policy rate cut since 2008. Over the following week, mortgage interest rates dropped to their lowest level since 2016. President Trump announced a new round of tariffs on Chinese imports to start in September. Stocks plummeted and bonds rallied, pushing mortgage rates lower. Weekly jobless...

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Top Renovations for Maximum ROI

Top Renovations for Maximum ROI

  Check out the top 4 home renovatons that will give you the greatest return on investment (ROI).     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 Investment (ROI).   While big projects like adding a bathroom or a complete kitchen remodel are popular ways to increase a home’s value, something as simple as updating landscaping and curb appeal can have a quick impact on a home’s value.  ...

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Greenway's Markets in a Minute I What Was the Impact of the Fed Decision this Week?

Greenway's Markets in a Minute I What Was the Impact of the Fed Decision this Week?

For the Week Ending August 2, 2019   Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.   The Fed meeting ended on Wednesday with a 0.25% cut to its policy rate for the first time since 2008. Mortgage rates were stable on the news. Stocks declined after the Fed announcement as many traders were expecting a drop of 0.50%. Falling stock prices can be good for mortgage rates. Comments from the Fed Chairman make future rate cuts...

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Why are my FICO Scores different for the 3 Credit Bureaus?

Why are my FICO Scores different for the 3 Credit Bureaus?

Did you know that in the U.S. there are three national credit bureaus that compete to capture, update and store credit histories? These three credit bureaus are: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion.   Are there differences between the 3 Credit Bureaus?   It’s important to understand that while most information collected by these three is similar, there are differences. For instance, one credit bureau may have unique information captured on a consumer that is not being captured by the other two, or the same data element may be stored or displayed differently by the credit bureaus.   For example: The FICO scoring system design is similar across...

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