Kevin Nguyen

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Branch Manager / Sr. Mortgage Consultant
800.815.1945 ext. 3624
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Tips For Selling Your Home In The Colder Winter Months

Real estate agents in |**CITY**| will tell you that it can be harder to sell a home in the winter. The days are colder and shorter, leaving less time to show a home to potential buyers. The good news, though, is that most buyers looking at houses in the winter aren't just killing time. They're serious enough about finding a new home to house hunt at a time when most people might rather stay inside. There are a several steps you can take to make a good impression on home buyers this winter. … [Read More...]

Simple Fixes To Help Your Home Sell More Quickly

If one of your New Year's Resolutions is to sell your Chicago home, there are a few simple steps you can take to help prepare it for showings. With a prospective buyer in mind, take a tour of your home, making a list of the good, the bad, and the not-so-bad. You may spot areas in need of major renovation; and areas which could benefit from just a basic touch-up. It's these latter areas which will likely yield the biggest return on your investment so, in preparation for making your home "buyer … [Read More...]

Homebuilder Confidence Nearly Triples In 2 Years

The National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) Housing Market Index ended its 8-month winning streak this month, posting a value of 47. The January 2013 reading is on level with last month, and remains at a near 7-year high. The Housing Market Index (HMI) is a measure of home builder confidence.  HMI readings below 50 indicate a "poor" new construction conditions for single-family homes nationwide; ratings above 50 signal "good" ones. Not since April 2006 has the Housing Market Index … [Read More...]

Improve Your Credit Score To Get Better Mortgage Rates

For home buyers in Minneapolis and nationwide, credit scores can change low mortgage rates and alter home loan approvals. Borrowers with high credit scores get access to lower mortgage rates, for example, and can find the mortgage approval process to be more smooth that borrowers with low credit scores. If your credit score is low, here are some basic ways to help improve it.  Get The ReportsDownload an updated version of your credit report from each of the three major reporting bureaus -- … [Read More...]

Selling? Improve The Appearance Of Your Home’s Bathrooms.

Full-scale bathroom remodeling can be expensive and, in today's Minneapolis housing market, you won't likely get all of the money back that you put into it at the time of sale. Knowing that bathroom projects tend to have a low return on investment, therefore, here are a few inexpensive changes which you can make to spruce up bathrooms in a home for sale. Fixtures Most sellers will notice if the fixtures in a bathroom are old, and it can have a negative effect on their view of your home. Buy a … [Read More...]

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : January 14, 2013

Mortgage rates rose last week nationwide during a week of sparse economic news. Thursday's weekly jobless claims report showed 371,000 new claims, which was 1,000 fewer jobless claims than for the prior week. Wall Street expectations of 365,000 new jobless claims turned out to be too optimistic. The semi-quarterly statement released Thursday by the European Central Bank (ECB) announced that the region's inflation remains below its 2 percent ceiling as established by central banker. Economic … [Read More...]