Benton County, Oregon VA Loan Information

Table of Contents What is the VA Loan Limit? How to Apply for a VA Home Loan? What is the Median Home Price? What are the VA Appraisal Fees? Do I need Flood Insurance? How do I learn about Property Taxes? What is the Population? What are the major cities? About Benton County Veteran Information […]

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Mortgage Rates Continue to Rise

Mortgage rates are continuing to move higher this week. We’ve now seen them rise for two consecutive weeks in the Freddie Mac PMMS. The consensus is for them to continue rising for the foreseeable future. Read on for more details. Where are mortgage rates going?                     … View Article

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Pandemic Took a Bigger Bite Out of Upbeat Housing Attitudes in December

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That the pandemic is worse today than it was last spring appears to be finally dawning on a lot of consumers and the Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) for December reflects it. Fannie Mae says its index, based on six questions from its monthly National Housing Survey, dropped 6.0 points to 74.0. Five of the components moved lower and the sixth was unchanged from the prior month. It was the second month in a row that the index declined, and it is now 17.7 points lower than one year ago. Positive responses dropped for the question of whether it is currently a good time to buy a home. Fifty-two percent of respondents said it was, down from 57 percent in November, while the percentage who say it is a bad time increased from 35 percent to 39 percent. As a result, the net share of Americans who…(read more)

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Mortgage Borrowers Should Know Their Rates

Not knowing your mortgage rate can be an expensive mistake, especially in this rising interest rate market.

Yet nearly three-in-10 mortgage borrowers (29 percent) either didn’t know their mortgage rate or wouldn’t say, according to a survey by Bankrate.

This is a big problem, says Martin Choy, operations manager at Westwood Mortgage in Seattle.

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6 Steps to Buying a Preforeclosure Property

Everyone knows you can buy a foreclosed home below market value, but what about a preforeclosed home? This article explains what a foreclosure is, how the process works, and tips for buying one. Check Rates: Check Today’s Rates What is Preforeclosure? Preforeclosure refers to the status of a home. This means the owner(s) are falling […]

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CDC officially announces shorter quarantine recommendations: Here’s what it means for travelers

Would you be more likely to comply with a seven- or 10-day quarantine, instead of 14? The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is betting on it. On Wednesday, Dec. 2, the CDC officially announced new “acceptable alternatives” to the 14-day quarantine recommended following potential exposure to the virus that causes COVID-19. The …
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