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April 21, 2015

Tight Credit Creates Challenge for Former Homeowners

Only about 1 in 4 former homeowners who lost property during the housing crash will soon become buyers again as tight credit keeps many out of […]
April 16, 2015

Tax Documents: Save or Shred?

Tax Day is here and gone.  Now is the perfect time to get a head start on your spring cleaning and begin the fun task of […]
April 15, 2015

Tax Day: 5 Things You Should Know

Today is April 15th – so what does that mean?  If you guessed Titanic Remembrance Day, National Library Workers Day, National Rubber Eraser Day, and National […]
April 14, 2015

3 Tax Tips to Avoid a Date with the IRS

Have you heard?  Tomorrow is tax day! So wrap up those odds and ends, dot your I’s and cross your T’s, and always double-check.  Most of […]
April 9, 2015

Millennials: Untapped and Unwilling Homebuyers?

It’s a largely untapped market Realtors can only dream about: more than 80 million Americans ages 20 to 34, prime time for starting families and moving […]
April 8, 2015

Low Gas Prices to Continue Into Summer

Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according to the Energy Department. The national average price is forecast to fall 32% […]
April 7, 2015

Banks and Some Retailers Differ on EMV Migration

As of October 15, major credit card networks expect banks and retailers to adopt new technology known as EMV as a way to minimize theft of […]
March 31, 2015

Taxes 101: Basic Tax Terms Everyone Should Know

Roughly 83% of the returns processed by the IRS so far this tax season have resulted in refunds, at an average of $2,893 per check (down […]
March 27, 2015

Foreclosure Activity on Path towards Normalcy by Year-End

Foreclosure activity in February fell to its lowest level in 9 years even though lenders repossessed more assets, according to data from RealtyTrac.  Foreclosure filings – […]