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Monthly Archives: December 2018

    Interest Rates In 2019: Where Are They Headed?

    By Trey Willard | December 18, 2018

    The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment. The higher the rate, the greater the payment will be. That is why it is important to know where rates are headed when deciding to start your home search. Below is a chart created using Freddie Mac’s U.S. Economic... Read More

    Don’t Get Caught in the Rental Trap in 2019

    By Trey Willard | December 10, 2018

    Every year around this time, we take time to reflect and plan for next year. If you are renting your current home but have dreams of homeownership, your plan for the new year may include buying, and you wouldn’t be alone! According to the 2018 Bank of America Homebuyer Insights Report, 74% of renters plan on... Read More

    The #1 Reason to Not Wait Until Spring to Sell Your House

    By Trey Willard | December 4, 2018

    Many Baton Rouge sellers believe that spring is the best time to place their homes on the market because buyer demand traditionally increases at that time of year, but what they don’t realize is that if every homeowner believes the same thing, then that is when they will have the most competition! The #1 Reason... Read More

    Homeowners Aged 65+ Have 48x More Net Worth Than Renters

    By Trey Willard | December 4, 2018

    Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. Their latest survey data covers responses from 2013-2016. The study revealed that the median net worth of a homeowner was $231,400 – a 15% increase since 2013. At the same time, the median net worth of... Read More