Guillermo Lugo-Beltre's Blog Posts

Starter Homes Still Cheaper Than Renting in Many Areas Share

You are herYou are her© peterspiro - iStock / Getty Images Plus August 27, 2021Aspiring first-time home buyers may not want to give up on that competitive house hunt: In many markets, they

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Mortgage Rates Barely Budge, Averaging 2.87%

You are her©zhangshuang - Getty Images August 27, 2021Mortgage rates continue to hover at all-time lows, marking the ninth consecutive week that rates have averaged below 3%.“The tug

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Drop in Lumber Prices Could Save $40K Per Home, But…

You are here©Dan Reynolds Photography - Getty ImagesDoug Yearley, CEO of the luxury home builder Toll Brothers, told CNBC that the recent drop in lumber prices is prompting some significant

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Lenders Are Tightening Up on Mortgage Loans

Beware: Your buyers could struggle to be approved for a home loan. As lenders tighten standards,  home loan approval is becoming more difficult, The Wall Street Journal reports.The

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Spring Buyers Have 50% Fewer Homes to Choose From

If your buyer is struggling to find a home for sale, they’re not alone. For every 10 homes for sale last year, there are fewer than five today. Home shoppers this spring have 52% fewer homes

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5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Spring

5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Spring By:Keeping Current MattersWhen selling a house, most homeowners hope for a quick and profitable transaction that puts them in a position to make a great

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How to make a Winning Offer on a Home

By: Keeping Current MattersToday’s homebuyers are faced with a strong sellers’ market, which means there are a lot of active buyers competing for a relatively low number

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