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What to Expect from Mortgage Rates this Year

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) is hosting its policy meeting today and tomorrow.  The Fed is widely expected to raise the benchmark interest rate from 0.75% to 1% to 1% to 1.25% following this meeting.  At the end of 2016, the Fed projected three rate hikes for 2017 and Read More

Financial Adviser Designations Do Matter

If you’re in search of financial advisers, pay attention to the designations behind their names. For a financial planner, look for a CFP (Certified Financial Planner), ChFC (Chartered Financial Consultant), or MSFP (masters in financial planning). For an investment adviser, add a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation. This is advice Read More

What’s the Difference?

Not Just a Real Estate Career Not too long ago, I traveled to Denver for another amazing training course with Keller Williams. As I sat there, in yet another course, I had the opportunity to reflect on all the changes we have experienced over the past two and a half Read More

Spring Cleaning Your Finances

We clean out our closets, clean up the garage, why not add your finances to your spring cleaning list?  With tax season in the rearview, spring is an excellent opportunity to clean up your finances. Whether you are looking to buy a home this year or just trying to do Read More