Kevin Nguyen

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FOMC Minutes Reveal Fed May Curb Economic Support Program Before Year End

FOMC Minutes Suggest QE Tapering by Year-End The minutes for June's meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) suggest that committee members are mostly in agreement that the current quantitative easing program (QE) should begin winding down by year end, but the committee minutes are very clear concerning the committee's intention to monitor inflation and ongoing economic and financial developments before taking action to reduce the current rate of QE. The Fed currently purchases $85 … [Read More...]

Is It Possible That Your Gender May Influence Your Home Mortgage Approval?

If you are applying for a joint mortgage on your property with your spouse or partner, the name that goes first could have more of an impact than you might think. A 2010 study by the Woodstock Institute showed that mortgage lenders were inclined to show favoritism when men were the lead borrowers on joint applications. The study was undertaken within the Chicago area and it tracked joint applications for refinancing as well as home purchases. Over 250,000 applications were studied in the year … [Read More...]

The Best And Worst Times Of The Year To Sell Your Home

Does the time of year when you put your home on the market affect how well it will sell?  What about the final sales price? According to many studies in housing trends, the answer is yes. The time of year when you sell your home can have an effect on how many people are interested and how much the home will sell for. Of course, if you need to move and sell your home at any point of the year, you will still be able to find buyers and negotiate a price that works for you. In some areas of the … [Read More...]

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 8, 2013

Last week saw a relatively quiet week due to the 4th of July holiday, but there were some housing-related developments: Monday: The Department of Commerce reported that overall construction spending increased by 0.50 percent in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $874.9 billion. Residential construction grew by 1.20 percent, and May 2012 construction spending was 5.40 percent higher than in May 2012. More spending in residential construction can indicate builder confidence in housing … [Read More...]

Go Green By Faking It With Artificial Grass

The summer heat is starting to take its toll on you and your thirsty lawn. Homeowners spend hundreds of dollars every summer striving to grow healthy grass and keep it green. If you're sick of trying to maintain a manicured lawn, then you can go green another way. Install artificial turf. The Grass is Always Greener Today's artificial grass is made out of polypropylene, nylon, or polyethylene threads that are sewn into a mesh backing that allows for water drainage. This is then usually laid on … [Read More...]

7 Smart Tips To Painting Your Own Home This Summer

Winter may have taken a toll on your home's exterior this year. You've been noticing the cracking paint for months, but you don't want to shell out the big bucks to hire a professional painter. Don't fret! With the weather warming and the nice summer weekends, it's the perfect time to tackle that project of painting your home. While this might seem like an insurmountable task, especially if you have a multi-story home, it's not. It just takes the right tools and a bit of hard work. Below are … [Read More...]