Homeownership: Still The American Dream

Homeownership: Still the American Dream by The KCM Crew on August 16, 2011 · Yesterday, Fannie Mae released their National Housing Survey for the second quarter of 2011. They survey the American public on a multitude of questions concerning today’s housing market. Each quarter, we like to pull out some of the findings we deem…

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Rental Vacancies at Lowest Level Since 2003

Rental Vacancies at Lowest Level Since 2003 Daily Real Estate News | Monday, August 15, 2011 With fewer rentals available across the country but strong demand, rents are expected to rise rapidly, experts say. Rents are expected to rise faster than the 2 percent to 3 percent average annual increase that was predicted earlier this…

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Please welcome our latest addition to the Weichert Family!

LOCAL BROKERS HURLEY AND HOFFMAN ANNOUNCE NEW FRANCHISE AFFILIATION Tallahassee, Fla., August 15, 2011—Patrick E. Hurley and Angela I. Hoffman, partners in ownership of H2 Real Estate Group, LLC have announced that the Tallahassee company is now an independently owned and operated franchise with Weichert Real Estate Affiliates (WREA).  The sign at 1684 Metropolitan Circle…

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Foreclosures Reach Lowest Level Since 2007

Foreclosures Reach Lowest Level Since 2007 Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, August 11, 2011 Foreclosure filings dropped again in July, marking the 10th straight month for year-over-year declines and reaching their lowest level since November 2007, RealtyTrac reports. But analysts are still mostly attributing the drop to banks’ processing delays as they take more…

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Fed to Keep Interest Rates Low Until 2013

Fed to Keep Interest Rates Low Until 2013 Daily Real Estate News | Wednesday, August 10, 2011 In an unusual step, the Federal Reserve vowed Tuesday to keep interest rates low for at least the next two years. The Fed said it’ll keep its key benchmark interest rate near zero through mid-2013. The Fed’s commitment…

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Home Lending at Its Lowest Point in 14 Years

Home Lending at Its Lowest Point in 14 Years Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, August 09, 2011 Mortgage rates are near record lows and housing affordability is at its highest in years, but lending is at its lowest point since 1997. What’s more, new mortgages are down by a third compared to 2010. Lenders…

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