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Monthly Archives: April 2015

    5 Ways to NOT Invest in Your Home

    By Cindy Hamilton | April 30, 2015

    When it comes to our homes we all want what we want.  Perhaps you found a house in the right location but it didn’t have all the qualities you expected.  Maybe you want to make some renovations to get it just the way you want, but are a little confused on exactly how to spend... Read More

    Fannie and Freddie Are Changing and It Could Affect You

    By Cindy Hamilton | April 24, 2015

    You may not have noticed, but late last week Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac changed their policy that could affect your mortgage. In order to understand their changes, we must first understand how Fannie and Freddie operate.  Fannie and Freddie don’t actually product mortgages, they do however buy mortgages from private lenders to ensure the... Read More

    Straight Forward Ways to Pay Off Your House Early and Save for Retirement

    By Cindy Hamilton | April 17, 2015

    If you are like most people, your house is the largest investment you’ll make in your life.  Depending on where you live you could be looking at a $300,000 plus mortgage to pay off before you retire.  Even though interest rates are low, when you calculate interest on top of your purchase price you’ll be... Read More

    The Nashville Area Home Market is On Fire!

    By Cindy Hamilton | April 9, 2015

    If you bought or sold a home in the Nashville area recently, you know just how hot the real estate market is in this area.  The word has finally gotten out about all the great things Nashville has to offer.  Jobs, no income tax, low property tax, good weather, endless entertainment options, world class restaurants,... Read More

    When Downsizing Your Home Makes Sense

    By Cindy Hamilton | April 3, 2015

    Thousands of people downsize their homes every year in this country for a variety of reasons.  Some do it to cut costs, some are empty nesters looking for less space, and some do it because it’s becoming trendy.  So, how do you know if downsizing your home makes sense for you? In the 1950’s the... Read More

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