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Whats Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week October 23 2017

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – October 23, 2017Last week’s economic reports included NAHB Housing Market Indexes along with readings on housing starts, building permits and

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How To Winterize Your Home

How To Winterize Your HomeAs Winter quickly approaches, and the temperature drops lower daily, it’s that time of year home owners need to begin Winterizing their homes. What is Winterizing, you

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Buying A New Home Heres Why Mortgage PreApproval Should Be Your First Step

Buying a New Home? Here’s Why Mortgage Pre-Approval Should Be Your First StepAre you thinking about buying a new house, condo or apartment? Whether you are upgrading, downsizing or investing, if

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Buying A New Home Four Key Questions To Ask Your Mortgage Advisor

Buying a New Home? Four Key Questions to Ask Your Mortgage AdvisorAre you in the market for a new home? If you are planning on borrowing some or most of the home’s purchase price, you’ll want to

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Home Builder Sentiment Highest In Five Months

Home Builder Sentiment Highest in Five MonthsComponent readings used for calculating Housing Market Index readings also rose in October. Builder sentiment for current market conditions gained five

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Current Servicemember Or Veteran 4 Reasons Why A VA Home Loan Is An Excellent Choice

Current Service Member or Veteran? 4 Reasons Why a VA Home Loan Is an Excellent ChoiceAre you current or former member of the US military service who is looking to buy a new home? If so, you will be

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Whats Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week October 16 2017

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – October 16, 2017Last week’s economic reports included minutes of the Fed’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting held in September along with

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Tips For Purchasing Your First Home

Purchasing your first home can be an overwhelming process. In fact, some have said it’s the scariest thing they’ve ever done. Buying a home is often the largest purchase in a lifetime, and

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Brighten Up Your House With These Autumninspired Home Decor Ideas

Brighten up Your House With These Autumn-inspired Home Decor IdeasThe kids are heading back to school, the leaves are starting to turn and the weather is getting cooler. Yes, autumn has arrived, but

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Go Big Or Go Home 3 Reasons Why Your First Home Should Be A Spacious One

Go Big or Go Home: 3 Reasons Why Your First Home Should Be a Spacious OneBuying a home for the first time? One of the key considerations you’ll need to make is just how much ‘house’ you want

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Baby On The Way Learn How To Childproof Your Home So Your Baby Is Safe From Harm

Baby on the Way? Learn How to Child-proof Your Home so Your Baby Is Safe From HarmDo you have a baby on the way? If so, you are likely already wondering how you are supposed to make your home safe

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Understanding Bridge Financing How To Buy A New Home Before You Sell Your Current One

Understanding ‘Bridge’ Financing: How to Buy a New Home Before You Sell Your Current OneOne of the biggest challenges a homeowner can face when looking to upgrade or move is trying to sell their

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How To Use A Mortgage To Buy A Home After Going Through A Bankruptcy

How to Use a Mortgage to Buy a Home After Going Through a BankruptcyWhile it is sometimes the best option to get your finances repaired, the bankruptcy and following discharge period can be tough.

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Upgrading Your Home 5 Great Reasons To Make The Switch To Hardwood Floors

Upgrading Your Home? 5 Great Reasons to Make the Switch to Hardwood FloorsAre you tired of scouring the internet, trying to find the secret recipe for whatever will take stains out of your carpet?

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Four Mistakes To Avoid When Making An Offer For Your Dream Home

Four Mistakes to Avoid When Making an Offer for Your Dream HomeYou’ve scoured the new home listings, been to all the open houses and have finally found the home of your dreams. It is now time to

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Real Estate Negotiations 3 Tricks That You Can Use To Ensure Yours Is The Winning Bid

Real Estate Negotiations: 3 Tricks That You Can Use to Ensure Yours Is the Winning BidYou’ve toured through a number of listings, attended all the open houses and have found your potential new

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Whats Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week October 2 2017 Last Weeks Economic Reports Included CaseSh

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – October 2, 2017Last week’s economic reports included Case-Shiller’s Home Price Indices, readings on new and pending home sales and Freddie Mac

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3 Tips For Getting Your Home Sold In The Fall

3 Tips For Getting Your Home Sold In The FallFall’s reputation for being the most difficult time of year to sell a home, discourages many sellers from putting their houses on the market. The -

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5 Key Maintenance Tasks To Prepare Your Home For The Winter

5 Key Maintenance Tasks to Prepare Your Home for the WinterThe days are getting shorter, the temperature is dropping and the kids are heading back to school. The approach of autumn means that winter

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Pay Your Mortgage Off Faster With These MoneySmart Strategies

Pay Your Mortgage Off Faster With These Money-Smart StrategiesAs with any loan or line of credit, there are benefits to getting your mortgage paid down. You’ll pay less in interest, potentially

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CaseShiller Home Prices Higher In July Home Prices May Have Peaked

Case-Shiller: Home Prices Higher in July, Home Prices May Have PeakedCase-Shiller reported higher sales of new homes for July; the national reading for new home sales increased by 0.10 percent to a

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Did You Know Your Choice Of Community Will Impact Your Mortgage Heres How

Did You Know: Your Choice of Community Will Impact Your Mortgage – Here’s HowIf you are in the market for a new home, you’ve probably begun the process of choosing the neighborhood or

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6 Benefits Of Buying Or Selling Your Home In The Fall

Seeing fewer for-sale signs now that summer is over? That can be great news for buyers who are looking to score a new home and buyers who want to get rid of their place and buy a new one. If

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Whats Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week September 25 2017

Whats Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week September 25 2017Last week’s economic news included readings on housing starts, building permits issued and sales of pre-owned homes. The Fed’s Federal

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DIY Home Projects: Creating a Study Space That Will Help Your Children Stay FocusedIf you’re a parent of school-aged children, you’ve likely been concerned with their study habits at some point.

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Its Preapproval Time How To Get Your Finances In Order For Your Mortgage Approval

It’s Pre-approval Time: How to Get Your Finances in Order for Your Mortgage ApprovalBuying a new home is one of the most exciting experiences a person or family can have. Of course, before you can

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The NAHB Reports Builder Confidence Dropped After Hurricanes Harvey And Irma

NAHB: Builder Confidence Dips on Hurricane DamageHome builders had less confidence in housing market conditions in September. In the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, builders worried that

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What Your Down Payment Should Be

How Much Is the Right Amount to Commit to Your Down Payment? Let’s Take a LookAre you thinking about buying a new home? If you are going to take out mortgage financing, one consideration you will

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Rules For Working With Your Realtor

Rules for Working With Real Estate AgentsPlaying by the rules keeps the peace between buyers and real estate agentsOne of my buyers is a brilliant neurosurgeon, top of her class in med school, but

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Best Labor Day Weekend Sales

17 best things to buy on Labor Day weekendIf you’re not squeezing in one last summer getaway this Labor Day weekend, it’s a good time to do some shopping to score deals on a wide range of

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Sell Your Home Fast 21 Staging Tips

Sell Your Home Fast: 21 Staging TipsSuccessful staging is key to selling your home quickly and at the best price. From cleaning to styling, these tips can help1. Boost curb appeal.This is something

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Back 2 School Tips

24 Back to School Organization IdeasThese back to school organization ideas make the perfectionist in me so happy! I’m not a very organized person, so I can promise you that if you open my mudroom

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5rules For Buying A House

How to Buy a House: The 5 New Rules That Can Make or Break Your OfferThe rules on how to buy a house have changed, folks—so if you're serious about becoming a proud homeowner in the near future,

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Buying A House Take The Plunge

I Want to Buy a House': A Guide to Taking the Real Estate PlungeMaybe you're renting in an overpriced neighborhood and are sick of writing a huge rent check. Maybe you're living in a yurt and

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Endless Summer Oasis In Your Own Backyard

With summer winding down and cooler weather approaching, it’s time to think about how to make the most out of an outdoor living space. One way to extend your time outdoors is to incorporate a fire

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5 Changes To Reinvent Your Home

Five Changes to Reinvent Your HomeWhen you are looking to reinvent your space, there are some key changes you can make, both indoors and out, that can easily transform the entire look and feel with

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Storage

Custom Storage Ideas for Your HomeMany of us probably have at least one junk drawer in our North Jersey home. However, some people also have a junk closet, pantry, or even a whole room dedicated to

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Check Runs For August

Check Yourself: 6 Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Tackle in AugustThe dog days of summer are barking and Labor Day is just around the bend, signaling the end of yet another epic season in the

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Moving Boxes

Plan a (Relatively) Stressless House MoveTips on how to hire a mover (or move yourself), pack your belongings properly, and move your home with relative ease.Whether your last move was across the

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Time Is Now For Home Buyers

When Is The Best Time To Buy A Home?People ask me financial planner questions all the time.  I’m a mortgage guy, ask me mortgage questions and I will try my hardest to get the

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Your First Fall Dinner In Your New Home

6 Ways to Style Cute Place Settings for an Early Fall Dinner PartyGet inspired with different ways to set a chic and simple place setting at your next dinner party.With summer ending and fall just

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Back To School Home Office Organization And Work Space

Are you in need of some back to school and home office organization? Build Your Own – Daily SystemFall is almost here and that means back to school season is upon us. If you’re like me,

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5 Things Buyers Should Never Say When Closing On A Home

5 Things Buyers Should Never, Ever Say When Closing on a HomeBy the time home buyers make it to the closing, it’s smooth sailing, right? Wrong.For home buyers, the adage “loose lips

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5 Dating Tips That Apply To Home Shopping

5 Dating Tips That Apply to Home ShoppingDAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS Are your home shoppers desperately trying to find “the one?” Finding the perfect housing match can be like finding the

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Wow Your Buyers With A Chic And Stylish Powder Room Reno

11 Chic & Stylish Powder Rooms  Powder rooms are an excellent place to make a statement with your designs, using bold patterns, bright colors, and distinctive hardware and.

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Buying The House You Can Afford

Are you shopping around for a new house or apartment? One of the key considerations you will need to make is figuring out how much you want to invest in your new home. Below you'll find our quick

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Why Young People Prefer Owning Vs Renting

At some point in their lives, every renter thinks about home ownership and whether or not it's worth it. Let's explore the top 5 reasons why young individuals prefer the idea of owning a home over

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10 Cheap Fixes To Boost The Value Of Your Home

10 cheap fixes to boost the value of your homeThinking About Selling This Spring?  Click To See Your Homes CURRENT Value!Looking for ways to spruce up your home without putting yourself in the

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5 Home Features You Should Ignore When Buying A Home

 I know that while you're looking for a home its easy to overlook one because of some features it has but I wouldn't rule out all homes if I were you. There are some homes that are

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Introduction From Bond Street Mortgage In Paramus New Jersey

We have built a strong reputation as an outstanding mortgage banking firm, serving the lending needs of real estate professionals, builders and individual home buyers and owners.  We're a

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Dune Replenishment In Toms River Slated For Late Winter Early Spring

The Army Corps of Engineers will begin dune replenishment in Ortley Beach and the northern beaches of Toms River on or before March 15, Mayor Thomas F. Kelaher said.“It’s imperative we get this

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Carousel To Stay In Seaside

SEASIDE HEIGHTS – The historic Casino Pier Carousel will not be leaving the borough.The borough and the owners of Casino Pier have agreed to a deal that would see the borough take ownership

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Make Time For Family Dinner Its Good For Your Body And Soul

We all yearn for moments like the Norman Rockwell illustration of a family sitting around the dining table, enjoying their meals, laughing and spending time together. Sometimes those moments seem

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Biergarten To Open In Asbury Park

Although delayed, work is continuing on the Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten. It will be an indoor and outdoor facility located at 527 Lake Avenue. The decor and atmosphere  will be very

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Three Astoundingly Simple Solutions For Big Renovation Challenges

But virtually every renovation challenge is solvable, and sometimes the answers are surprisingly simple and cost-effective. Here are three common issues you may encounter while renovating, and the

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NFL Hall Of Famer Dan Marino Attends Charity Golf Event In Marlboro

Wednesday's rainy, chilly weather was not exactly ideal for a round of golf. But when that round includes an opportunity to spend time with an NFL Hall of Famer, you don't really need sunshine to

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