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Mortgage rates fell this week. 30 Year mortgages fell from 6.13 to 5.87. 15 Year rates fell from 5.6 to 5.27. It looks like lenders are trying to stay away from ARMS due to the heavy losses they are taking from ARM's from foreclosures. Although rates did not fall as much as the .75 points the FED cut the discount rate by last week but its encouraging that rates did fall somewhat as the last few FED cuts in 2008 failed to push mortgage rates down. Ki is a realtor in Austin. He runs (2 comments)
Why the FED is Having Less Influence over Mortgage Interest Rates - 11:36 PM
In the past when the Federal Reserve cut the discount rate it translated into lower mortgage interest rates for home buyers. This was a convenient way for the Federal Reserve to stimulate the economy during economic slowdowns. By making it easier for people to get loans more cash was pushed into the economy. But the recent discount rate cuts have failed to have a similar effect. In fact the spread between mortgage interest rates and the discount rate is the greatest in 20 years. Although the Fed has cut rates 3 time in 2008, going from 4.25 to 2.25, if (0 comments)
It's A Buyer's Market in Silicon Valley: Why Won't The Seller Take Your Offer? - 01:17 PM
Home buyers are surprised when they make an offer and it is rejected or countered high. After all, this is a buyer's market in Silicon Valley, isn't it? Shouldn't the sellers be thankful that there's an offer at all? Shouldn't they just take any offer they get?That's how a lot of buyers view the "lay of the land". But even if only one in five homes is selling in Los Gatos, those homeowners do not want to feel like they are "giving away the home". And they'll tell you so.Buyers want a bargain and sellers want top dollar. Somewhere in between, (0 comments)
How To Use A Custom Domain On Blogger - 09:53 AM
A lot of people use Blogger because it's easy to get started and use, it's supported by Google and most importantly, it's free.However, when using it in it's standard form, you will reference it with a generic domain name, such as "myname.blogspot.com" (blogspot.com, being the general domain name for Blogger.)If you want to publish and access your Blogger blog by a unique domain name, it's relatively easy to do. It will require you to have a registered domain name, or you can purchase one through Blogger's Dashboard setup facility. To begin, you need to log into Blogger, select "Dashboard" and "Settings" for your blog, then (5 comments)
Marlton (Evsham Township) NJ - News, Events and Information -- Where To Find Them - 04:12 PM
To keep up with local Evesham (Marlton) Township news and events, the official Evesham Township web site (alternate link) maintains a community events calendar as well as local township news on their township home page.Lenape Regional School District has announcements and news about individual Evesham Schools, including Cherokee High School and also about the Lenape Regional Performing Arts Center which provides local and top professional entertainment.My Marlton posts events currently centered around the local schoolsYou can try out http://www.marlton.tv/ for news, announcements, special interests and more. Additional information is available at ...Marlton Business AssociationMarlton Recreation Council (sports)If you're keep up with the Marlton Circle controversy, (0 comments)
Shamong Township News, Events and Information -- Where To Find Them - 04:42 PM
To keep up with local Shamong Township news and events, the official Shamong Township web site maintains a community events calendar as well as local township news on their township home page. Lenape Regional School District has announcements and news about individual Shamong Schools, including Seneca High School and also about the Lenape Regional Performing Arts Center which provides local and top professional entertainment.Additional information is available at...Shamong Township School DistrictShamong Trails and ParksShamong FoundationBurlington County Library - MedfordBy the way, if you want to learn about Shamong's past, visit the Indian Mills Historical Society and Shamong History. Local Area Newspaper: Central Record For additional (0 comments)
Southampton Township News, Events and Information -- Where To Find Them - 05:37 PM
To keep up with local Southampton Township news and events, the official Southampton Township web site maintains a community events calendar as well as local township news on their township home page. Lenape Regional School District has announcements and news about individual Shamong Schools, including Seneca High School and also about the Lenape Regional Performing Arts Center which provides local and top professional entertainment.Additional information is available at ...Southampton Township School DistrictSouthampton Township Business AssociationSouthampton Township Community NewsletterSouthampton Recreation AssociationLeisureTowne VillageBurlington County Library - MedfordBy the way, if you want to learn about Southampton's past, visit the Preservation Commission of Historic Southampton and Southampton and Vincentown (0 comments)
Tabernacle Township News, Events and Information -- Where To Find Them - 06:31 PM
To keep up with local Tabernacle Township news and events, the official Tabernacle Township web site maintains a community events calendar as well as local township news on their township home page. Lenape Regional School District has announcements and news about individual Tabernacle Schools, including Seneca High School and also about the Lenape Regional Performing Arts Center which provides local and top professional entertainment.Additional information is available at theTabernacle Township School DistrictTabernacle Township PTATabernacle Township Community NewsletterTabernacle Recreation AssociationBurlington County Library - MedfordBy the way, if you want to learn about Tabernacle's past, read about the Tabernacle Historical Society and Tabernacle History Local Area Newspaper: Central Record For (0 comments)
Hainesport Township News, Events and Information -- Where To Find Them - 10:52 PM
To keep up with local Hainesport Township news and events, the official Hainesport Township web site maintains a community events calendar as well as local township news on their township home page. Hainesport Township School District has announcements and news about individual Hainesport district schools. Rancocas Valley Regional High School will provide high school news and events. Additional information is available at...Hainesport Township School DistrictRancocas Valley Regional High SchoolRancocas Valley High School Instrumental Boosters Hainesport Township Local Businesses and Local OrganizationsHainesport Township Community Newsletter and CalendarHainesport Township Recreation Burlington County Library - Westhampton (Main HQ) Burlington County Library - MedfordBurlington County Library - EveshamBy the way, (0 comments)
MLS# S4635421 1211 STONECUTTER DR # 302, CELEBRATION FL 34747 $$$ 314,999 $$$ Look no further...Freshly painted Penthouse Carlson unit with FULL view of the conservation!! 42" maple cabinets, upgraded kitchen counters, tile, and carpet. Spacious floor-plan with covered patio. Move in ready...all appliances included!! Additional storage unit and elevator in building. ALL concrete block construction. Condo comes with a 1 car detached garage. This beautiful condominium is located in Artisan Park, Celebration's final residential village. Take advantage of the Artisan Park Clubhouse complete with fitness center, bar and grill, multipurpose room, billiards, plasma TV's, and heated pool and spa. In addition, (0 comments)
MLS #S4635135 188 LONGVIEW AVE, CELEBRATION FL 34747 $$$ 482,500 $$$ Great opportunity to purchase the lowest priced single family home with a garage apartment in Celebration. This home is in move-in condition with new interior paint and carpet - all in neutral colors. This one story home features a large master suite with a spacious walk-in closet. 2nd bedroom is also very spacious. The 3rd bedroom can be used as a private home office or den. The garage apartment has a full-sized kitchen, full bath, living area with an additional area for a full-sized bed, and has a stackable washer and (0 comments)
MLS #S4635305 2080 HERITAGE KEY BLVD, KISSIMMEE FL 34744 $$$ 258,000 $$$ TERRIFIC NEW COMMUNITY! MANY UPGRADES...KITCHEN ISLAND WITH NATURAL GRANITE, MAYTAG APPLIANCES, CERAMIC TILE IN BATHROOMS, POURED CONCRETE WALLS, AND SCREENED LANAI! COME SEE ALL THE COMMUNITY FEATURES TODAY! INVESTORS AND SNOW BIRDS ....CHECK THIS ONE OUT! CAN BE SHORT TERM OR LONG TERM RENTALS.
For more information about this listing in Kissimmee and many more in Central Florida call Steve Glose With Keller Williams direct at 407-616-7286 or visit http://www.thefloridalivingteam.com/ (0 comments)
My father dutifully filled baskets and hid them when we were little...one was always in the milk chute (a first time buyer asked me what that hole in the wall with a door was the other day..) one behind the chair and my sister's always in the bath tub. My Dad would have been 87 on Easter Sunday,...I was with him every day for the last 3 months of his life...most of it spent in intensive care trying to battle the devasting effects of a staff infection and guilliam barre syndrome. I miss him every day....but holidays are especially (3 comments)
Stamford and Greenwich Ct Real Estate Market Statistics - 09:18 AM
Here are the stats for February in Stamford and Greenwich. Interesting to note that the inventory is not dramatically higher and that the actual average sales number is up in Stamford. To view all real estate currently available in Stamford and Greenwich, go to http://www.homesoffairfieldcounty.com/ (0 comments)
Mesa Gateway Plans - New Vision for Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona - 11:38 PM
Tourists have discovered our Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. Located in the southeast valley in Mesa, close to Gilbert, Queen Creek, Apache Junction and Gold Canyon, it has become "the" airport for more than 100,000 passengers in just the past three months. 70 percent of these passengers were visitors to the Valley. Carrier Allegiant Air studied the routes since startup and determined only 24 to 25 percent traveling out of Gateway are Arizona residents.I've written about the airport before, and am excited to see that it is becoming a convenient hub to fly into town. Phoenix Sky Harbor is so busy, that it (19 comments)
Google Is The New MLS, Part 1 - 12:20 PM
I recently reread a post I published June 16, 2004 stating that 70% of home buyers began their search on the internet. That percentage has increased to 80% according to the 2007 National Association of Realtors Profile of Homebuyers and Sellers. In 2004, the tech-savvy buyer began their search on Realtor.com. Today, due to the plethora of listings syndicated on multiple sites all over the internet, all someone has to do is type an address in Google and up pops the listing. This trend is sure to increase as a new site advertising listings pops up every day.To impress the importance of (3 comments)
Home Sales for Sea Isle City NJ for the Week of March 15 to 22 - 02:20 PM
The following homes sold during this past week: 4315 Landis, Unit 3S. Sold for $420,000. 227 85th Street, East. Sold for $683,000. There were eight listings that are now "under contract" for this past week. This information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Information compiled from the Cape May County Board of Realtors MLS. For information on sale listings or rentals, please contact Gerri Rescigno, RE/MAX BEACH HOME REALTY, 4200 Landis Avenue, Sea Isle City NJ 08243, 609-263-3600 or visit http://www.seaisleshorehomes.com/ (0 comments)
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