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Getting a Mortgage for a Sherman Oaks Home Means Weighing the Alternatives

by Mario Acosta October 24, 2013 Buyers

Tradeoffs to Consider When Getting a Mortgage for a Home in Sherman Oaks

A vital part of buying a Sherman Oaks home is getting a mortgage. But not all mortgages are the same. There are two general classes of mortgages; fixed rate mortgages keep the same interest rate for the full duration of the debt. The …

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Sherman Oaks Real Estate Market Balancing Act: Rates vs. Rises

by Mario Acosta May 2, 2013 First-Time Home Buyers

When the Wall Street Journal or Forbes run mortgage rate stories as their lead items, those of us who keep an eye on the Sherman Oaks real estate market pay close attention. I frequently share what they say here. But when even the non-financial outlets like USA TODAY and the cable TV news channels give …

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