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Financial Perks of Homeownership Infographic

May 15, 2013
By: cometrealty

If you, or someone you know, is considering buying or selling a home this year,  please contact your favorite Comet Realty agent today for excellent representation.  805.546.9925 (HINT: look to the right to see our team of Realtors®)


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The Ripple Effect of Real Estate!

April 23, 2013
By: cometrealty

Friendly. Professional. Local. Be sure to contact your favorite Comet Realty agent to achieve your real estate goals and contribute to the ripple effect:  Mike Copeland, 805-441-9021 Therese Cron, 805-878-1684 Shannon Fitzpatrick, 805-801-5436 Keith Hoffmann, 805-801-6498 Kristin Lachemann, 805-801-4653 Erik Slayter, 805-476-3663 Tim Townley, 805-440-8735 Hayley Townley, 805-440-9194



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Mortgage Rates Continue to Set New Record Lows!

July 2, 2012
By: cometrealty

Mortgage rates continue to set new record lows, leaving many home buyers and refinancers wondering how low rates can go and how to capture the best rates now. Making sense of the story: Many economists are forecasting that mortgage rates will rise again later this year as the American economy gradually improves and as more global investors turn to the U.S. as a safe haven for money. The average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.66 percent the month of June. This is the…
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How to pump up your credit score

May 25, 2012
By: cometrealty

To avoid another real estate bubble, many lenders have tightened their mortgage requirements.  According to a report by the Federal Reserve, a majority of banks are less likely to offer loans to people with a FICO score of 620 and a 10 percent down payment than they were in 2006.  Lenders were also less likely to do so even for those with a score of 720.  The good news though is there are some tactics that consumers can employ to raise their scores. Making sense…
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