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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Realty
How To Keep Your Home House Fly Free As the calendar turns to June and the temperatures start to rise in New York and nationwide, we begin to spot more bugs, insects and pests as compared to during the winter. Hiring an exterminator is one way to limit the number of ground-based bugs in your home...
Pending Home Sales Slip In May The housing market took a breather in April. After forging past its benchmark value of 100 in March, April’s Pending Home Sales Index dropped back to 95.5, its lowest reading of the year. The data suggests fewer home resales throughout Florida and nationwide in the ...
Home Affordability Reaches New High In Q1 2012 Falling mortgage rates and stagnant home prices are making a positive effect on home affordability nationwide. Never before in recorded history have so many homes been affordable to households earning a moderate annual income. Last week, the National...
Single-Family Housing Starts Powers Ahead The new construction housing market continues to improve. One day after the National Association of Homebuilders reported a 5-year high in homebuilder confidence, the U.S. Census Bureau reports that single-family housing starts rose 2 percent for the seco...
Home Affordability Getting A Springtime Boost From Greece Home affordability is receiving a boost from across the Atlantic Ocean this spring. For the third time in as many years, a weakening Eurozone is pushing May mortgage rates to new lows throughout New York and nationwide. The story centers i...
Mortgage Rates Make New All-Time Lows (Again) Conforming mortgage rates continue to drop. For the second straight week, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage fell to a new, all-time low nationwide. According to Freddie Mac’s weekly mortgage rate survey, the average 30-year fixed rate mortgage rate drop...
Reverse Mortgages : Pros And Cons   Despite several big-name banks pulling the product from their respective home loan offerings, reverse mortgages remain a popular mortgage choice among homeowners aged 62 or over. A reverse mortgage is exactly what it sounds like — a mortgage in reverse. Rather ...
Planning For A Memorial Day Closing Planning to close on your home at the end of May? Plan ahead. Memorial Day is coming and the holiday may delay your closing. Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer and the 3-day Memorial Day weekend is a popular vacation time in real estate-related i...

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