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Author Archives: Xhevrije West

Xhevrije West is a talented writer and editor based in Dallas, Texas. She has worked for a number of publications including The Syracuse New Times, Dallas Flow Magazine, and Bellwethr Magazine. She completed her Bachelors at Alcorn State University and went on to complete her Masters at Syracuse University.

The Road to Market Normality

Recovery nationwide is rising at a steady pace and is inching closer to the last-observed state of normalcy in the housing market, according to data from the National Association of Home Builders.

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Overcoming the Barriers to Homeownership

First-time buyers are often faced with several barriers to homeownership including student loans, down payment savings, and balancing multiple financial priorities, but they ultimately express a desire to own a home.

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The Face Off—FHA vs. Private Mortgage Insurance

In the time period following the housing market collapse, private mortgage insurance was not easy to obtain. This left the door open for the FHA to step in to accommodate low-down payment borrowers and pick up more market share. But the tables have since turned.

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