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Home Equity Line Of Credit Loans May Soon Be Adjusting Up

By Scott Sheldon / November 24, 2015

If you have a home-equity line of credit, or thinking about getting one, here is what you need to know to make a smart choice given today’s rate environment. Home-Equity Lines Of Credit (HELOCS) These loans are relatively simple to obtain and in exchange for a few hundred dollars of fees you can have access…

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Latest Fed Meeting's Influence On Sonoma County Mortgage Rates

By Scott Sheldon / September 14, 2012

In the latest Fed meeting, Ben Bernanke and the Federal Reserve Board announced it will purchase up to $40 billion per month in additional mortgage-backed securities in an effort to further facilitate quantitative easing until the economy begins to improve. Financial markets on September 13, rallied on the news of the government’s intervention to improve…

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