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  Washington and the housing market are never far apart. Experts ranging from real estate professionals to the members of the Federal Reserve have reported that the state of the nation's economic recovery relies heavily on a housing recovery.   According to the latest Legislative and Political F...
05/21/2012
  You've finally decided that now is the time for you to jump into the housing market! Perhaps you've done the math and want to take advantage of historically low interest rates and high levels of affordability. Maybe you have a new family that is quickly outgrowing your little rental. No matter...
05/20/2012
  We all know the social benefits of owning a home. Homeownership gives family stability, creates lower high school dropout rates, and of course gives the opportunity to create meaningful and lasting relationships.   In addition to these great pluses, owning a home can be your largest financial ...
05/19/2012
  In Freddie Mac's results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey®, average fixed mortgage rates again reached new record lows. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage at 3.79 percent continues to remain well below 4 percent and 15-year fixed-rate mortgages are also slightly down at 3.04 percent.   30-ye...
05/18/2012
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  It's always good to have a map when you're traveling unfamiliar roads. It's easy to get lost or to make a wrong turn. Having a good map is doubly important when you are traversing the roads of real estate.   Having a real estate wish list ready before you venture into the market will help you ...
05/16/2012
  With the Euro-zone back in the news, it was inevitable that mortgage rates would fall again. Investors have become quite uncertain about austerity measures in Europe, especially with Greece, where opposition continues to grow. Here in the U.S., the Mortgage Banker's Association reported that m...
05/16/2012
  In my previous column about the value of working with military veterans, a group with considerable insight about the real estate industry, there is another point that bears repeating: the issue of service. For the economy places a higher premium on service, since buyers and sellers have greate...
05/15/2012
  Kitchens and bedrooms are both very important rooms in a home. It's in these two rooms where our basic needs are satisfied but they are also areas of a home that attract buyers for more than just what's done in these rooms: eating and sleeping. The master bedroom suite and the kitchen can be u...
05/14/2012
Second Consecutive Week Of Record-Low Fixed Mortgage Rates   In Freddie Mac's results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the average fixed mortgage rates hit a new all-time record low for the second consecutive week as they followed bond yields lower. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has aver...
05/12/2012
  We all know the social benefits of owning a home. Homeownership gives family stability, creates lower high school dropout rates, and of course gives the opportunity to create meaningful and lasting relationships. In addition to these great pluses, owning a home can be your largest financial as...
05/10/2012
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