June 2015

Found 3 blog entries for June 2015.

Mortgages can make you feel like you're literally tied to your home. The stress, the payments, wouldn't it be nice if there was a way to pay off your mortgage faster? Looking to ease your mortgage worries? Here are five ways you can pay off your mortgage faster.

Opt for bi-weekly payments

Most mortgages payments are made monthly in one lump some. By opting for bi-weekly payments, you're breaking that lump some into two equal payments paid twice a month. It will save you money in interest and shorten the length of your mortgage than if you paid one monthly payment. For example if you have a 25-year mortgage for $300,000 at 3% fixed interest rate, switching from monthly to bi-monthly payments will save you  $16,058.57 in interest alone!

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Don’t miss your chance to be a part of these events happening throughout Sacramento this July. From concerts to festivals, there will be lots going on for the entire family.

International Celebration

July 15, 2015 11 am - 3 pm
Fairytale Town, Sacramento, CA
GA: $5.50; Children under 1: Free

The Mother Goose Stage at Fairytale Town comes alive for one day of international celebration. The day's live entertainment includes a showcase of dance from all over the world. See Highland dance, Chinese Lion dance, Polynesian dance and more. For a full schedule of performers visit their website.

California State Fair 2015

July 10 thru July 26, 2015
Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA
Daily Admission: GA: $10-$12; Youth $6-$8; Senior: $8-$10; Children under 4:

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sacramento-housing-market-updateSacramento was named one of the 20 hottest U.S. real estate markets in May 2015. In fact, according to a report by Realtor.com, it was the 12th hottest real estate market in May 2015 due to the area's steady economic growth.

Coupled with an increasing demand for housing, the Sacramento housing market jumped up nine spots from 21st last month, making it the biggest mover in the country. All this means great news for Sacramento buyers and sellers. To learn more about the national housing market, read on.

U.S. housing market by the numbers

  • Demand for housing is high, inventory is lower than 2014.
  • National median list price increased to $228,000 in May (up 7% over May 2014).
  • Average number of days on market: 66 days
  • Online visits and
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