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By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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Every home seems to have a never-ending remodeling list. As you consider tackling your next project, it usually pays off if you also think about helping the environment. Green remodeling can last longer, utilize recycled materials and typically end up saving you money in the long run. Below are s...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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Investing in property at a young age seems like a bit of a daunting prospect sometimes. Most young people don't have a lot of disposable income, often have poor credit and perhaps even student loans. When you are in your early 20s, you are not likely thinking about investing in property and are p...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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Home prices were still gaining in July, but for 15 of 20 cities included the S&P Case-Shiller 10 and 20-city Home Price Indices, the pace of increasing home prices is slowing down. National home prices rose by 1.80 percent in July as compared to 2.20 percent in June. Home prices grew by 0.60 perc...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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Sales of existing homes reached their highest volume in almost six years in August. The National Association of REALTORS reported Thursday that sales of existing homes rose 1.70 percent in August to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 5.48 million existing homes sold. This was the highest number...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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You've been searching for the perfect home for quite a while, and finally, you've found it! You get all of your finances in order and place an offer on the house. However, you're not the only one that loves the home, because there are multiple offers — and one of them is cash. Cash buyers are see...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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The Federal Open Market Committee of the Federal Reserve decided not to reduce the Fed's current quantitative easing program of purchasing $85 billion monthly in Treasury securities and mortgage-backed securities. Going against wide expectations that the Fed would reduce the QE purchases, Fed Cha...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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Home builder confidence was unchanged for September according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index HMI released Tuesday. After four months of rising confidence, September's HMI reading came in at 58, which was not far from expectations of a reading of 59. ...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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Most of the time when buying a property, there are a few obvious factors that you will consider – such as the location, the number of bedrooms, the accessibility to schools or your workplace, the need for repairs and any interior features. However, there are a few things that might not have cross...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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If you are on the verge of buying real estate, you've probably heard the term Private Mortgage Insurance(PMI). Mortgage professionals talk about it a great deal, but you may be asking, "What is it exactly? And why should I care?" Private Mortgage Insurance Defined: PMI is required by lenders if t...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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Weather patterns across the United States seem to be getting more and more erratic. From tornadoes and earthquakes to flash floods and wild fires, there are many natural disasters that can quickly consume your home without warning. Because you never know when disaster might strike, it's best to b...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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Making the decision to build a home might be one of the biggest you make in your life. You've found the perfect plot of land and have a vision of what type of home you want, but you need someone to bring your dream to life. That means it's time to start interviewing architects. Hiring an architec...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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There are many reasons people take out reverse mortgages. However, this option is usually considered by cash-strapped seniors who own their homes and are looking to ease the burden of their golden years. The beauty of reverse mortgages is that you'll receive money as long as you are current on pr...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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Most men, and even handy women, dream of a perfectly organized work space where their tools are orderly and they can tackle that list of home DIY projects. However, renovations can get put on hold because there's not a designated place to work. Tools are usually scattered throughout closets and t...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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Most of the financial advice out there is focused on how you can pay off the mortgage on your home as quickly as possible, from making lump sum payments to switching to bi-weekly payments rather than monthly. However, there are a few things that you might want to consider before you put all of yo...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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Paying off the mortgage on your home as quickly as possible will ensure that you pay less interest and save money in the long term. But how can you accelerate those payments so that you own your home sooner? One simple and easy way that you can pay off your mortgage faster is to round up your mor...

By Eric Helmers, Your Trusted Real Estate Source
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Its fall and my favorite time of year both personally and professionally! On a personal level, I love the change of season, the turning of the fall colors, the cool breeze and most of all, I love fantasy football, tailgating and going to football games either high school, college or pro. On a pro...

By Eric Helmers, Your Trusted Real Estate Source
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JUST LISTED 16919 78th Place N, Maple Grove, MN Highly Desired Maple Grove Town Home Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 full, 1 half Living Area Approx: 1682 List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing Maple Grove Homes For Sale Search Maple Grove Forclosures Search All Homes For Sale Free List of F...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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You have found your dream home and you are eager to get a mortgage, move into the property and start enjoying life there. However, there is only one problem standing in your way – the fact that you have been through some hard financial times in the past. If you (or your partner) have been bankrup...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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Not only does the Labor Day weekend signal a little time off work, but it also indicates a close to the summer season, which means it's time to get ready for colder weather. So get in the spirit of the long weekend and put the labor of love into your home by creating a cozy hideaway that your fam...

By David Kosmecki
(Sierra Pacific Mortgage)
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The National Association of REALTORS reported Wednesday that pending sales of existing homes fell by 1.30 percent in July. According to the organization's Pending Home Sales Index, this was the second straight month that pending home sales dropped. July's Pending Home Sales Index reading was 109....

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