Title /blog/posts/2010/08/?format=rss A blog feed. en-US Tue, 31 Aug 2010 16:23:00 -0400 Can you pay your house off in 15 years? https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2010/08/31/can-you-pay-your-house-off-in-15-years/ <p>Interesting article about today's homeowners choosing a 15 year mortgage over 30.&nbsp; Homeowners&nbsp;are willing to let go purchasing other things and focusing on paying down their mortgage.&nbsp; If you currently have a 30 year mortgage with a low interest rate and don't want to refinance, use a mortgage calculate (bankrate.com my favorite site for calculators).&nbsp;&nbsp;Apply $50 or $100/month towards the principal and see how quickly&nbsp;you can pay off your home and how much&nbsp;you would save.&nbsp;&nbsp;If you are going to stay in your home for a long time - it is worth it!</p> <p><a href= "http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703669004575458203846437616.html?mod=WSJ_RealEstate_LeftTopNews"> http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703669004575458203846437616.html?mod=WSJ_RealEstate_LeftTopNews</a></p> Uncategorized Tue, 31 Aug 2010 16:23:00 -0400 Compare 2009 vs. 2010 - Franklin County, Mass Sales Statistics https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2010/08/29/compare-2009-vs-2010-franklin-county-mass-sales-statistics/ <table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class= "tr-caption-container" style= "margin-left: auto;margin-right: auto;text-align: center"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="text-align: center"><a href= "https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5577/6+MONTHS+TOTAL+SOLD+MARKET+STATISTICS.jpg" style="margin-left: auto;margin-right: auto"><img border="0" src= "https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5577/blog/misc/6+MONTHS+TOTAL+SOLD+MARKET+STATISTICS.jpg" /></a></td> </tr> <tr> <td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center"></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p><a name="more" id="more"></a></p> Uncategorized Sun, 29 Aug 2010 12:58:00 -0400 Attention Buyers - Did you know? https://www.wandamooney.com/blog/posts/2010/08/24/attention-buyers-did-you-know/ <p>Buyers you now need to know if you applied for a Fannie/Freddie loan after 6/1,&nbsp;one of the new guidelines is&nbsp;the lender will pull a new credit&nbsp;report&nbsp;10 days prior to closing and any new inquiries listed will need to be followed up on to confirm no new&nbsp;credit was obtained.&nbsp; If your credit score has fallen, your loan will&nbsp;need to&nbsp;go through the approval process all over again which will jeopardize the&nbsp;closing.&nbsp; Make sure you talk with your lender and get all the details.&nbsp;</p> Uncategorized Tue, 24 Aug 2010 07:33:00 -0400