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    • Andrew Norman

      Interactive Marketing and Social Media
    • May 15, 2014

    Mortgage Rates Hit Six Month Low

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    Mortgage rates fell again this week, hitting a six-month low as investors reacted to weak economic news in the U.S. and to reports that the European Central Bank may ease monetary policy. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell 4 basis points to 4.33 percent. A basis...
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    • Andrew Norman

      Interactive Marketing and Social Media
    • March 19, 2014

    Four Common Tax Deductions for Homeowners

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    During income tax season, many American homeowners will qualify for one or more tax deductions based on their real estate holdings. For some, the deductions can result in thousands of dollars in savings. Following is a quick list of four common tax deductions for U.S....
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    • Andrew Norman

      Interactive Marketing and Social Media
    • February 25, 2014

    Smart alternatives to putting 20 percent down

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    When you started researching what it takes to buy a home, you probably came face-to-face with one number over and over again: 20 percent. Traditionally, that’s how much was needed to buy a home. These days, there are a number of alternatives to the 20...
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    • Andrew Norman

      Interactive Marketing and Social Media
    • January 15, 2014

    AmeriSave Mortgage Given A Rating by the Better Business Bureau

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    AmeriSave Mortgage Corporation is a Better Business Bureau (BBB) Accredited Business with an A Rating.  Operating with honesty, reliability and integrity in today’s lending environment, AmeriSave’s mission is to save our borrowers time and money in their home purchase or refinance transactions. AmeriSave asks borrowers to provide...
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    • Andrew Norman

      Interactive Marketing and Social Media
    • January 7, 2014

    Mortgage Rate News for 2014

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    We started off 2013 by carrying over mortgage rates at historic lows.  We saw 30 year fixed rates in the low 3% range*, fueling a refinance wave that lasted nearly a year.  Since mid-May rates have begun to climb, reaching about 4.5%*.  The government shutdown...
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    • Andrew Norman

      Interactive Marketing and Social Media
    • October 8, 2013

    Reduce Your Debt-to-Income Ratio

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    In the wake of the home finance crisis that began in about 2008, obtaining a mortgage is now more difficult than it was before, but knowing the obstacles will help prepare you for buying a home.  Today’s lenders want to avoid the mistakes that bankrupted...
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    • Andrew Norman

      Interactive Marketing and Social Media
    • August 12, 2013

    Four Ways to Keep Your Lawn Healthy This Summer

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    With summer already upon us, homeowners across the country must now face the problem of maintaining a healthy lawn during the hottest and driest part of the year. Here are four tips to help you keep your grass happy and healthy this summer. 1. Water...
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    • Andrew Norman

      Interactive Marketing and Social Media
    • July 17, 2013

    Real Estate News: No Housing Bubble In Sight

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    The following article appeared in Mortgage Professional America on July 17th, 2013. Some are saying that the sharp rise in mortgage interest rates in June, driven by bond market responses to the Fed, is leading to a bubbling housing market. But CoreLogic shares a more...
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    • Andrew Norman

      Interactive Marketing and Social Media
    • July 17, 2013

    Common Real Estate Scams and How to Avoid Them

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    During the housing bubble scams commonly manifested among fraudulent brokers issuing predatory loans or, as home flipping reached a feverish pitch, real estate gurus charging tens of thousands for get-rich-quick courses. When the bubble burst, many of those same swindlers set their sights on cash-strapped...
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    • Andrew Norman

      Interactive Marketing and Social Media
    • July 15, 2013

    Four Ways to Reduce Home Electricity Costs During Summer Months

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    During the summer months, many people experience a sudden and unwanted uptick in their monthly energy bills. The change almost always occurs due to increased use of the air conditioning system, which uses a considerable amount of energy. Here are three tips to help homeowners...
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