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CENTURY 21 Alliance Realty Group's Blog

Median Down Payment Percentage Reaches 15-Year High

The amount of money that buyers are paying up front on their mortgages is way up, but still might not be as high as you think. Although many people believe in the myth of the 20% down payment, the typical buyer actually puts down far less; in fact, even though the median down payment percentage reached a nearly 15-year high last quarter, it was still just 7.6% of the median sales price! Keep reading to learn more about the changing trends in home financing.

When Did You Last Clean Your Chimney?

As winter approaches, many of us are dreaming of cozy nights spent next to the fire. Although it's easy to ignore throughout the year, your fireplace could be the source of major disaster if not properly maintained. Before you light your first burn of the season, be sure to take the proper precautions by having your chimney inspected!

11th Annual Fine Home Source Show in Millbrook

On September 22, head over to beautiful Millbrook and check out the 11th annual Fine Home Source Show! This amazing event is committed to presenting quality designs, craftsmanship, products, and services that can make your home reach new levels of comfort, elegance, and efficiency! Over 50 exhibitors will showcase items ranging from fencing to home appliances and everything in between.