Archives: January 2016





Renovations to Avoid: 3 Home Modifications That Can Lessen Your Home’s Value

Walter Whitehurst Renovations to Avoid: 3 Home Modifications That Can Lessen Your Home’s Value Whether or not you’ve been looking into selling your house for a while, there’s a good chance you’ve heard the buzzword ‘renovation’ and considered how it can positively impact the value of your home. From upgrading your kitchen to painting, there […]


Understanding How Home Equity Works and Why Buying a Home Can Be Your Best Investment

Walter Whitehurst Understanding How Home Equity Works and Why Buying a Home Can Be Your Best Investment When delving into the world of real estate and investment property, there are many terms that will come up that require further explanation. Whether you’ve never heard the phrase ‘home equity’ before or you have a little familiarity, […]



FOMC Statement: Fed Holds Steady on Rates

Walter Whitehurst FOMC Statement: Fed Holds Steady on Rates According to statement issued at the conclusion of today’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting, committee members decided against raising the target federal funds rate. Mixed economic conditions, slower economic growth in the 4th quarter and low inflation contributed to the decision against raising rates. The target […]