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Dan Forbes

Cell: 512-516-4666 | Office: 512-337-0436

March 2017

Found 8 blog entries for March 2017.

I quit and here's why.

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Credit ScoreMy friends at Mid-America have created this FlipShow to show how your credit score is created.  It also shows how to increase your credit score.

Credit Score 101

Educating yourself about your own personal credit score is important.  Even better, talk with me or your preferred lender if you're thinking about buying a home.

Don't wait until after you've found your dream home. Do this first, so that your offer is considered first, because you've done your homework.

Let's talk 512-516-4666.

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During this time of year, I often get asked about what’s happening in the Austin and Cedar Park real estate market. 

As a courtesy, I wanted to offer you something you may not know even exists… a copy of my “off-market” listings report.

Every year, there are properties that do not sell during the agreed upon timeframe established between the seller and their agent. 

When this happens, they are called “expired” or “withdrawn” listings. These “off-market” listings represent the Hidden Housing Market.

These home owners may still want to sell their home, but it’s currently not listed on the market.

As a service for my customers, I research these homes to see if they fit my clients’ criteria and reach out to them to see if they are still

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Wealth is within reach for many people; however, according to a recent study, 63 percent of Americans said it’s not likely they’ll become rich.1 While younger people are more likely to say they’ll achieve wealth one day, only 34 percent of people aged 30 to 49 and 21 percent of people aged 50 or older say the same. There is no secret to becoming rich: it takes time, sacrifice and good financial sense. Here are a few ways to build your household’s wealth.

Let Compound Interest Work for You

Compound interest is your interest earning interest. While the concept may work against you when you take out a loan to buy a car or use your credit card, it works in your favor when you’re saving money. For example, if your savings is growing at a rate of four

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