Is Waiting For A Bigger Down Payment The Best Option?

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Should I Wait to Put Down a Bigger Down Payment?

Some experts are advising that first time and move-up buyers wait until they save up 20% before they move forward with their decision to purchase a home. One of the main reasons they suggest waiting is that a buyer must purchase private mortgage insurance if they have less than the 20%. That increases the monthly payment the buyer will be responsible for.

In a recent article, Freddie Mac explained what this would mean for a $200,000 house:

Read more here: http://buff.ly/1O2bwSQ

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Gorgeous French Style Estate in Flower Mound, TX

Gorgeous French Style Estate in Flower Mound, TX.

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Ready To Move In Home For Sale in Flower Mound, Texas

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Clearing Clutter Before You Move…

Clearing Clutter Before the Move – What not to Move..

Each year around this time some of us engage in a ritual known as spring cleaning. It isn’t the most popular chore for everyone, but it’s a way of sorting through things to clear out the clutter. If you’re planning a spring or summer move, then now’s the time to get organized, and a good thorough house cleaning is a great place to start, allowing you the chance to get rid of stuff you don’t want to pack. There are items that you really would not want to be moving.

Read more here from what items can be toxic to move!:http://moving.about.com/…/packingtipsand…/a/not__to_pack.htm7629049667c32579494ba65db9892301

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NAR’s Existing Home Sales Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

Thinking of selling and wondering if it’s really the best time? Well, I hope this Existing-Home-Sales-February-STM helps you make that decision and get your home listed while it is still the Seller’s market.

Give me a call with any questions you might have: 972.899.0634

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How To Attract Affluent Home Buyers…

Interesting information on the image from what Buyers are looking for and would sacrifice! Read more from my March Newsletter here: http://buff.ly/1DJDUoPScreen Shot 2015-03-02 at 7.09.34 AM

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Jim Striegel Team November Newsletter

http://jimstriegel.housingtrendsenewsletter.com?Newsletter_ID=319

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