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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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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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Great Starter/Investment Home For Sale In Keller, Texas!

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FREE – Highland Village Fall Festival Today

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Looking for something to do today with the family? How about the Fall Festival in Highland Village?!

The Fall Festival provides an opportunity for the community to celebrate fall with festivities for all ages. Attendees will spend the day at Highland Village’s Unity Park, where they will enjoy music, food, arts and craft vendors, and various activities for children.

When: Saturday, November 1, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: Unity Park (Kids Kastle)
2250 Briarhill Blvd., Highland Village, TX 75077
Cost: FREE
– See more at: http://familyeguide.com/fall-festival-in-highland-village/#sthash.e7YDdtkE.dpuf

Source: Family eGuide

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Flower Mound, Texas #9 On Best Places To Live!

America’s 50 Best Cities to Live! We always knew that Town of Flower Mound, Texas was a great place. 24/7 Wall St. just confirmed it with #9 ~ Flower Mound, Texas

“Flower Mound is among the smaller cities reviewed, with just over 68,000 residents as of 2012. Demand for homes in the area has grown dramatically in recent years, as evidenced by home prices rising 8.5% between 2010 and 2012, among the largest increases. Violent crimes are also extremely rare in the town. There were just over 30 incidents per 100,000 people in 2013, lower than in all but two other cities reviewed.

Residents are among the wealthiest in America, with a typical household earning $113,683 in 2012. Residents are well educated, and students performed above average on standardized tests. Residents can also enjoy over 2,800 restaurants and 14 museums in Tarrant County, as well as Dallas Cowboys football games in nearby Arlington.”

Read more: America’s 50 Best Cities to Live – 24/7 Wall St. http://247wallst.com/special-report/2014/09/17/americas-50-best-cities-to-live/#ixzz3DxwzWZ1P
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