This week there has been a number of huge factors contributing to the recent decline in mortgage rates. The Fed has lowered interest rates by 0.75 percent, JP Mortgage purchase Bear Sterns and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are pumping $200 billion into the housing industry. The 30 year fixed rate mo...
I just found this clip and thought I would share it. It is a grim reminder on how dangerous a career as a Realtor can be. Be safe out there and don't let your gaurd down. My prayers and condolences go out to the family and friends of Ann Nelson.
The Federal Reserve cut interest rates today, but the rate cut was not as deep as many investors had hoped that it would be. Rates were cut by 0.75 percent today bringing the Federal Fund rate down to 2.25 percent which is the lowest that it has been since January 2005. The rate cut has helped t...
I am finally out from under my contract that I had with and I could not be happier.  Just over a year ago I was contacted by, and being new to the "Internet World" I thought that it would be a great idea to have one of the top positions on their website.While discu...
Just recently the government made $200 billion available to none other than Fannie Mae and Freddit Mac. Well this seems to be a good idea to help revive the US economy and housing market, it very well may also be the first major financial step in a mortgage bailout. Recently I wrote a post, Fann...
The U.S. economy is showing further signs of weakness as mortgage rates take a slight dip throughout the week. 30 year fixed rate mortgages averaged 6.03 percent throughout the week, down from 6.24 percent last week. Last year at this time the average 30 year fixed rate mortgage was at 6.14 perce...
Monday Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced that they would no longer purchase mortgages from lenders who use their "own" residential appraiser. Although the new change won't take effect until 2009, many appraisers who work for an appraisal institution owned by a mortgage lender may be looking fo...
I just came across a post that mentioned a new penalty that Google has imposed on a number of websites that have had a #1 ranking for a lengthy period of time.  The new penalty, called the #6 penalty, has taken these website and dropped them to, you guessed it the #6 spot for the keyword that the...
It has been said by many experts around the country that government would not look to "bailout" banks to fix the mortgage problem but, if it was 2 government backed entities would that make a difference? Even with the loss of billions of dollars that Fannie and Freddie both posted just a few days...
I just came accross this video and thought it would make a great post here on AR. Website warns of rotten neighbors I think it would be interesting to hear what the Realtors on AR think about this website. Personally, when I bought my house I wish that I knew more about my neighbors. If I knew th...

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