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STUDENT LOAN DEBT…No Longer a Barrier to Home Ownership Thanks to the Maryland Smart Buy Initiative

The Maryland SmartBuy initiative can help qualified applicants with eligible student debt purchase a home. The program offers highly attractive financing and closing cost assistance for move-in-ready homes, including loan forgiveness of up to 15% of the purchase price to eliminate student debt. Maryland SmartBuy mortgage loans are provided through the department’s Maryland Mortgage program,…

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May 2016 RE/MAX National Housing Report

  May 17, 2016 DENVER (May 17, 2016) – With the 2016 home-buying season just starting, April sales saw a 7.5% increase over March and a 3.2% rise over April last year, which nearly matches the average year-over-year sales increase of 4.3% so far in 2016. The Median Sales Price in April was $215,000, which…

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