Equifax Breach – Is Your Information Safe?

From my friends at CAG Group – Yesterday Equifax announced that it had been breached back in July and as many as 143 million US consumers are impacted. The company is offering free credit monitoring for those impacted by this breach.   I checked my personal information – took 45 seconds – and determined it […]

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FHA Increased DFW Area Loan Limit! and other useful FHA tidbits

Great news friends – homebuyers in the DFW metro (and surrounding areas) will see increased purchasing power thanks to FHA’s decision to increase loan limits beginning his January (2016). Previously the max loan amount for Dallas – Fort Worth area was $310,500 which means buyers could buy a $321,750 home by putting the very minimum down. However, as of […]

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Home Prices & Appraised Values -Sellers need to sell their homes twice?

First American Title issues a quarterly report, the Real Estate Sentiment Index (RESI), which “measures title agent sentiment on a variety of key market metrics and industry issues”. Their 2015 4th Quarter Edition revealed some interesting information regarding possible challenges with appraisal values as we head into 2016. “The fourth quarter RESI found that title […]

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History of New Years Resolutions…and what does Auld Lang Syne really mean??

This week, millions of people will begin their New Year’s Resolutions.  Statistics say that about 8% will be successful. Ever wonder where this tradition started? Historians track the origin of this custom to the ancient Babylonians, who used the new year to try to make amends for their wrongdoings of the past year. The New […]

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