Some Good Signs for the Real Estate Market

Some Good Signs for the Real Estate Market Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, December 27, 2011 Sales ticked up for existing homes and new homes, several real estate market indicators revealed last week, pointing to a housing market that may finally be entering recovery mode. In the most recent report, the Census Bureau reported…

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What Happened to These Famous Holiday Movie Homes?

What Happened to These Famous Holiday Movie Homes? Daily Real Estate News | Friday, December 23, 2011 The homes featured so prominently in movie classics like “A Christmas Story,” “Miracle on 34th Street,” and others are still standing tall today. So what’s come of them? In a blog, Zillow recently highlighted some of the most…

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Mortgage Rates Reach New Record Lows

Mortgage Rates Reach New Record Lows Daily Real Estate News | Friday, December 23, 2011 Just in time for the holidays: Mortgage rates reached new all-time lows this week, pushing home buyer affordability even higher, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey. “Rates on 30-year fixed mortgages have been at or below 4…

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Fannie: Economy Ends Year on More Upbeat Note

Fannie: Economy Ends Year on More Upbeat Note Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, December 21, 2011 Economic growth, an improving job picture, greater consumer spending, and slight improvements in the housing market are all recent indicators that 2011 is ending on a much brighter note, Fannie Mae reports in its fourth-quarter report. “It’s important…

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Agents, Home Owners Predict where Prices Will Rise

Agents, Home Owners Predict Where Prices Will Rise Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, December 21, 2011 About 43 percent of real estate professionals and 48 percent of home owners say they expect home values to mostly stay flat over the next six months, according to HomeGain’s 4th Quarter 2011 National Home Values survey, based…

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