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The Housing Bubble Debate

Given how hot the housing market has been, you may have heard talk of a housing bubble in the media. Let’s break this down and analyze what causes a housing bubble. In typical bubble-like conditions, as we saw during the last housing bubble, there is a decline in demand and a large amount of supply. Back in 2007, Read More…

Cash – Out Refinance for your Home Repairs

With interest rates still sitting on the low end of the spectrum, we would like to continue discussing the topic of using your home’s equity to make repairs and improvements that often get overlooked via a cashout refinance. We’ve gathered a few updates and improvements that, if done early, can prevent costly repairs dRead More…

Home Prices Still Hot

Home Prices Feeling the Heat CoreLogic released their Home Price Index report for April, showing that home prices increased 2.1% from March. Prices also rose 13% year over year, which is up from the 11.3% annual gain reported for March. Within the report, the hottest markets once again were Phoenix (+21%), San DiRead More…