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Big move over the past 7 daysInterest rates moved higher last week taking away the gains we have seen over the past seven weeks. The average overnight rate according to figures published by BankRate on a 30 year conforming loan jumped 8 points since last week and sit at 4.39% as of yesterday.All ...
Better days are comingThe new year has started off with a bang at the headquarters of Paradise Sharks Real Estate. We snuck out this morning to the amazing ArtFest by the Sea in Juno Beach then over to Singer Island for a lunch of fresh fish and a refreshing margarita. But our mind kept thinking ...
4th Straight Month of Solid Increases Now in the BooksIf you are walking down any beach in the northern Palm Beach County region and see somebody strolling on the sand with a huge smile on their face it may just be a RealtorĀ®. Heck it may just be me! That is because the real estate market is hot,...
I got the call again todayIt's the same call I get all the time. Over and over and over again. And for me it's the same answer each time. Over and over and over again. This afternoon the phone rang and it was Samantha who is the Title Manager for a law firm that is handling the closing of a real ...
RealtyTrac says they are, but are they really? Late last week RealtyTrac released their latest Residential & Foreclosure Sales Report. That report showed a significant pull back by institutional investors in the nationwide market. Figures they compiled as of February 1st show that month over mont...
Buyers Again Have More OptionsYesterday we published the latest pending home sales data in the north county region. For the second month in the row we are seeing positive signs the local real estate market is improving. One has to question if the slow down we experienced over the previous 8 or 9 ...
Numbers Climb to 6 Month HighsThose of you who know me have a firm understanding of my passion for numbers. Anybody who is making a decision about buying or selling real estate should have as much information as possible. The facts and the gut feelings. The facts about real estate sales levels ha...

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