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Concerned About Mortgage Rates? Control What You Can!

Concerned About Mortgage Rates? Control What You Can!

You've probably heard a lot about mortgage rates recently. You might have seen headlines discussing last week's Federal Reserve (the Fed) meeting and its impact on rates. However, it's essential to understand that the Fed doesn't directly determine ...

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 How VA Loans Can Help You Buy a Home

How VA Loans Can Help You Buy a Home

For more than 80 years, Veterans Affairs (VA) home loans have assisted millions of veterans in purchasing their own homes. It's important to familiarize yourself with this program and its benefits if you or someone you know has served in the ...

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How Changing Mortgage Rates Impact You [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Changing Mortgage Rates Impact You [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: If you're in the market to buy a home, it's crucial to understand how mortgage rates can affect your budget and monthly payments. Even a slight fluctuation in mortgage rates can substantially impact the home you can afford and ...

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How VA Loans Can Help Make Homeownership Dreams Come True

How VA Loans Can Help Make Homeownership Dreams Come True

Have you or someone you care about served in the military? Veterans Affairs (VA) home loans have helped millions of veterans purchase their own homes for over 79 years. This program holds numerous advantages if you’re considering Kansas City ...

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Your Needs Matter More Than Today’s Mortgage Rates

Your Needs Matter More Than Today’s Mortgage Rates

Are you thinking about selling your house right now? Often, this is indicative that something in your life has changed. While things like mortgage rates are a crucial part of this process, keeping the reason you originally wanted to make a change ...

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How Changing Mortgage Rates Affect You

How Changing Mortgage Rates Affect You

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate has been bouncing between 6% and 7% this year. If you’ve been on the fence about whether to buy a home or not, it’s helpful to know exactly how a 1%, or even a 0.5%, mortgage rate shift affects your ...

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Rising Mortgage Rates: What to Know

Rising Mortgage Rates: What to Know

After steadily falling over the winter, mortgage rates have started to rise in recent weeks. Some potential homebuyers are concerned that these higher rates along with higher prices are making homes less affordable. If ...

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Top Reasons to Consider Selling Your Home

Top Reasons to Consider Selling Your Home

The Top Reasons for Selling Your House  Many of today’s Kansas City homeowners bought or refinanced their homes during the pandemic, when mortgage rates were at history-making lows. Since rates doubled in 2022, some homeowners put their ...

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What Experts Are Saying About the 2023 Housing Market

What Experts Are Saying About the 2023 Housing Market

The national housing market has gone through a lot of change recently, and much of the change had to do with how quickly mortgage rates rose in 2022. As we move through 2023, there are signs the housing market is going to make a shift. ...

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What You Need To Know About Pre-Approvals

What You Need To Know About Pre-Approvals

One of the most important steps in your homebuying journey is getting pre-approved for a home loan. Understanding this step, and it's importance in the Kansas City real estate market, will help you along your journey to homeownership....

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Is Getting a Home Mortgage Still Too Difficult?

Is Getting a Home Mortgage Still Too Difficult?

Potential homebuyers are always cautioned to be aware of mortgage lending standards and the difficulty they might face when trying to obtain a mortgage. Credit availability is expanding, making it easier to get a mortgage now than it was a year ago....

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