Tips for Selling a Home in the Winter

Tips for Selling a Home in the Winter Daily Real Estate News | Friday, November 11, 2011 Traditionally, the time from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day can be some of the slowest time of the year for home buying due to the holidays and the often less-than-perfect weather. But that doesn’t mean sellers can’t sell…

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30-Year Mortgage Rates Drop Under 4% Again

30-Year Mortgage Rates Drop Under 4% Again Daily Real Estate News | Friday, November 11, 2011 For the second time this year, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped below 4 percent and continues to hover around record lows, Freddie Mac reported in its weekly mortgage market survey. Yet overall, “fixed mortgage rates were little changed this…

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Remembering our Veterans!

Today, let’s remember our veterans, their service to our country and the sacrifice of our military and their families. Let’s please remember those who have given their lives, limbs, and health in the continued fight to preserve our freedom. Sheehan, please pass on to your husband our heartfelt ‘Thank you’ and appreciation for his service!!…

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Home Owner’s Monthly Mortgage Down About 40%

Home Owners’ Monthly Mortgage Down About 40% Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, November 10, 2011 Improving housing affordability mixed with low mortgage rates means that home owners are paying a lot less for their monthly mortgage payment than they did just a few years ago. In fact, they’re paying nearly 40 percent less on…

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Housing Is Key in 2012 Elections, Voters Say

Housing Is Key in 2012 Elections, Voters Say Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, November 10, 2011 Nearly seven out of 10 American — seven more so for the millennial younger generation — say that candidates’ positions on housings will be very important to them in the 2012 presidential and congressional elections, according to a…

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Five Great Things about Homeownership

Five Great Things about Homeownershipby Carla Hill If you’ve been on the fence about homeownership, now is the time to take a leap! Don’t let the negative press deter you from one of life’s greatest joys. Take a look at five short and sweet reasons that homeownership is great! 1. Equity. When you pay rent,…

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Help Buyers Add up Extra Costs of Home Ownership

Help Buyers Add up Extra Costs of Home Ownership Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, November 09, 2011 Home owners who plan to stay in their home long enough should be prepared for other costs of home ownership, besides mortgage payments and property taxes. For example, the hot water heater and furnace may eventually need…

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Third Quarter Metro Prices Soften, State Sales Rise

Third Quarter Metro Prices Soften, State Sales Rise Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, November 09, 2011 Metro area median existing-home prices in the third quarter generally were down from a year ago, while sales rose in every state from the third quarter of 2010, according to the latest quarterly reportby the National Association of…

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Survey Reveals Why Buyers Are Waiting on Sidelines

Survey Reveals Why Buyers Are Waiting on Sidelines Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, November 09, 2011 Twenty-seven percent of Americans say they plan to buy a home in the future (with most saying in two or more years), and only two percent say they plan to purchase a home in the next 12 months,…

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