Out & About in the ‘burbs This Weekend: February 27 – March 1, 2015

Feb 27, 2015

Happy Friday, house hunters! There’s lots of positive signs in the fast-emerging spring market. Here’s what caught our eye this week:

Annual insurance premiums aredown half a percentage point, to 0.85% of the total loan balance
Three percent down loans have reemerged in the FHA market, with low percentage-down options such as80/10/10 mortgagesgaining steam
Price growth slowed last year andcontinues to in 2015—but at a crawl, not a sprint…

This weekend is going to be another cold one! While you’re exploring, check out a children’s museum with your kids—and, this weekend, some of the best in the ‘burbs have loads going on beyond just exhibits!

The Long Island Children’s Museum in Garden City is hosting “Healthyville” a hands-on celebration complete with wellness lessons all weekend long
Bring your favorite stuffed animal to theMuseum of Early Trades and Craftsin Madison for a “Stuffed Animal Sleepover” for kids age 2-6
Stepping Stones Museumin Connecticut brings the Oregon Trail to life in its latest performance series,Themselves, happening SaturdaInspire your little ones with a Young Artists & Writers exhibit and hands-on activities at theKatonah Museum of Art, starting Sunday

Have a great weekend!

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