When To Purchase A Home

Thinking about purchasing a home?

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According to Nerdwallet and Realtor.com's Chief Economist, Jonathan Smoke, January and February are the best months to purchase a home.  Smoke also says there will be an increase of nearly 5% in mortgage rates as the year continues.  Another popular time to buy a home is in July and August.

Want to make a smart home investment where there's growth?  Check out Forbes' Full List: Where To Invest In Housing In 2017.  They teamed up with the North Carolina-based company, Local Market Monitor, that tracks more than 300 housing markets.  The list includes 20 different cities across the United States like Columbus, OH, Atlanta, GA, Fort Worth, TX,  and Seattle, WA.

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Before making any purchases, make sure you are prepared.  Find a Realtor that suits your personality, and be in tune with your emotions involved in the process.  Find out more on things like buyer's remorse and what to expect.

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Have a lovely Monday!

Real Estate Decoded Contributor

Sources: 1. Forbes 2. Inman

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