January 2015

Found 3 blog entries for January 2015.

Getting a mortgage can feel really complicated between all the forms and paperwork and numbers.

One of the most important parts of your mortgage process is the Good Faith Estimate, otherwise known as the GFE. The Good Faith Estimate must be provided to you by the lender or mortgage broker at hand that breaks down all the fees and costs associated with your potential mortgage - also known commonly as "closing costs." The good news is, the GFE must be presented in a standard form which makes it relatively easy to compare apples-to-apples with other offers.

Who regulates these estimates? Well, they're covered by the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act that was passed by congress in 1974. The act was designed to keep real estate industry players

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I've spent a lot of time lately playing around with my latest website, trying to “optimize” it, make it more visually appealing... all that kind of stuff. Anyone who knows me will tell you that I’m a little on the restless side and never really satisfied or settled when it comes to making Hendrix Properties better. You might say I have a lot of drive, call me a semi-perfectionist, or just tell me that I need to relax! But fact is, every time I think something is just right, something in me tells me that it can be made even better.



So, I thought it would be really cool to go back and check out the cached (historical) versions of our many Hendrix Properties sites over the years. For the most part, I think you’ll see constant improvement and in some

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Every year the National Association of Realtors (NAR) puts together an informational study on the state of the national real estate market. They recently released their data from the 2014 calendar year and we have to say, some of it's pretty interesting!

What were we all hearing over and over in 2014? Well, first-time home buyers were more scarce than usual and of course, mortgage rates were hovering near record lows. Sellers in (some) areas were still enjoying high sales prices but the bubble's said to be bursting soon for even the most robust real estate markets. So, did the data NAR gathered support the hype surrounding real estate over the last year? Here are some of the most interesting pieces of info from the study.

 

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