Sep 17

Qualifying for a Mortgage in 2013

By Wendy Papasan | Mortgage Information

From 2002 to 2008, houses were being bought like cars. Mortgages were being approved for people who couldn’t afford the monthly payments. Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae perpetuated the madness by buying the very Mortgage Backed Securities that contained the toxic mortgages they were supposed to protect the public from. As a result, in the […]

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Aug 28

Great Places to Shop at in Austin, TX

By Wendy Papasan | Things to Do in Austin

If you’re in the market for a unique shopping experience, then you must shop in Austin, Texas. Austin is a definite retail destination, which features chic boutiques whose clothing lines are designed by independent designers. Austin’s massive shopping malls provide shoppers a one-of-a-kind shopping adventure with their own national brand of retailers, as well as […]

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Aug 24

5 Reasons to Sell Your Home Now

By Wendy Papasan | Seller Tools

Since the 2006 real estate bubble, a majority of homeowners have been hesitant to sell their home. For the last few years, home values have been low and home buyers scarce. However, in late 2012 the real estate market saw a rebound. Values slowly crept up while buyers started going on the hunt. With recent […]

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