Weichert, Realtors Donates $60,000 to American Cancer Society for Breast Cancer Research

Weichert Realtors Press Release Weichert, Realtors Donates $60,000 to American Cancer Society for Breast Cancer Research 9/21/2011 Weichert, Realtors, a family of full-service real estate and financial services companies and one of the nation’s leading providers of homeownership services, successfully raised $60,000 in donations for the American Cancer Society to fund breast cancer research during…

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Luxury Real Estate Market Picks Up

Luxury Real Estate Market Picks Up Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, September 21, 2011 In luxury home markets, bidding wars are back and homes are selling quickly, serving as a stark contrast to everywhere else. “Luxury is the best performing segment of the housing market right now,” says Stan Humphries, Zillow.com’s chief economist. Prices…

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August Existing-Home Sales Leap Despite Headwinds

August Existing-Home Sales Leap Despite Headwinds Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Existing-home sales increased in August, even with ongoing tight credit and appraisal problems, along with regional disruptions created by Hurricane Irene, according to the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. Monthly gains were seen in all regions. Total existing-home sales, which are…

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2011 Tax Credits Available for ‘Green’ Updates

2011 Tax Credits Available for ‘Green’ Updates Daily Real Estate News | Friday, September 16, 2011 Adding green technology into a home can help home owners save in a long run but some home owners may not be able to afford the costly upfront investment. Several tax credits are available to help home owners–and buyers–save…

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Sellers Say Their Homes Are Worth More

Sellers Say Their Homes Are Worth More Daily Real Estate News | Friday, September 16, 2011 Seventy-five percent of home owners say their homes are worth more than the recommended listing price, according to real estate professionals recently surveyed by HomeGain. On the other hand, 68 percent of home buyers say homes are overpriced. However,…

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Big Savings for Buyers: Rates Reach New Record-Lows

Big Savings for Buyers: Rates Reach New Record-Lows Daily Real Estate News | Friday, September 16, 2011 For the second straight week, mortgage rates reached another milestone, with 30-year and 15-year fixed-rate mortgages hitting record lows again, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey. “Continued investor concerns over the state of the European…

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Top 7 Healthiest Cities

Top 7 Healthiest Cities Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Forbes reveals the healthiest cities, taking into account such factors as clean air quality, residents’ health, and a community’s promotion of exercise and healthy living. Here are the top seven cities to make its “healthy cities” list: 1. Minneapolis From Forbes: “Minneapolis…

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