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Archives of real estate blog entries for June 22, 2012 (Page 3)
Moving Up? Here's How to Take Advantage of Today's Low Interest Rates - 12:16 PM
Taking advantage of low rates: Mortgage rates continue to set new record lows, leaving many home buyers and refinancers wondering how low rates can go and how to capture the best rates now. Many economists are forecasting that mortgage rates will rise again later this year as the American economy gradually improves and as more global investors turn to the U.S. as a safe haven for money. The average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.71 percent the week of June 14. The rate had averaged 3.9 percent three months earlier and 4.5 percent a year earlier. According to one (1 comments)
This looks like such a peaceful scene, doesn't it? Just a soft summer day meant for relaxing on the deck ...sipping sweet-tea and making conversation with the pink petunias while the umbrella guards against the afternoon sun....But then ...
other plans lay in store for this unsuspecting person who just happened to have camera-in-hand...
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Thunder in mountain rainstorm shakes unsuspecting pink flowers...and me...
and, suddenly, my thinking goes to bombs crashing, exploding from the sky ...and how this must shake the heart of a child who stands by...powerless.
Timothy Park House Values - MLS Listings and Market Stats in Alexandria - 03:09 AM
Timothy Park House Values and Current ListingsHere are the historical values in Alexandria Virginia over the past 12 months. This chart shows the Median price for all properties and is also segmented by number of bedrooms. Compare this with the active Timothy Park Homes for Sale. This will give you a general idea of how your House in Timothy Park compares with the rest of Alexandria. The true way for you to determine the current value of your House in Timothy Park is to request a Current Comparative Market Analysis to be performed by The Earl of Real Estate:Every week, The (1 comments)
Wells Fargo Pulls The Rug On New FHA Streamline Refinance Mortgages - 06:00 PM
The new FHA Guidelines for Streamline Refinancing FHA Insured Mortgages, which had endorsed FHA Case Numbers prior to June 1, 2009, had no sooner gone into affect last week than Well Fargo pulled the pug on accepting applications for them unless they were already servicing the loan. This came as a major blow especially to brokers, wholesalers, and correspondent lenders. Luckily for us at McCue Mortgage it did not have much impact on us, because we have other investors that are more than happy to service new FHA Streamline Refinance Mortgages. Never the less this was a pretty cheap shot by (27 comments)
Ocean Reef Park on Singer Island is on the Atlantic eastern most point of Singer Island. Providing picnicking, a play ground and a large public beach with a lifeguard. A limestone reefs is great for snorkeling. Plenty of free parking. It a very nice park to spend time with family and friends. There are restrooms, outdoor showers, & picnic pavilion Please call 561-966-6600 for more information on this park Check out my website for listings on Singer Island. Singer Island Real Estate Website Kathy Lewellen561-676-6333Paradisekat3@aol.comQuantum One RealtySinger Island Oceanfront, Waterfront Condo Specialistwww.Singer-Island-Real-Estate.com (1 comments)
Night Time Wildlife Turtle Walks Evenings in June & July Wednesday-Saturday At the Loggerhead Marine life Center 14200 US Hwy 1Juno Beach Fl 33408 Get a chance to learn & observe, the nesting and egg laying process of Sea Turtles. A scout will scope out the area while participants will gain information about sea turtles and visit some of the center's patients. Once a sea turtle is spotted you will go with the scout to the spot. $17.00 per person, $12 for members of LMC$20 for walk-ins Please wear dark clothing, Do not bring flashlights or cameras, starts at 9pm, children 8+ only For more information call the center at (2 comments)
Clematis Street -Welcoming New Restaurants! Saw this on the news and thought I share this information which is great for locals and visitors to Palm Beach County! In the 200 Block of Clematis Street Bar Louie is moving in! Located on the Southwest corner of Clematis and Narcissus. It is taking over the spot formally held by Cafe Meditterraneo that closed several years ago. The Tin Fish which is about across the street on the intersection of the 100 Block just celebrated their Grand Opening. Fuku which is a Japanese Restaurant is just finishing up with some last touches, which is located on the (0 comments)
Red Hook NY Ranch on almost 10 acres could be your next home. - 06:49 PM
Are you looking for a Red Hook homes with acreage? Let me tell you about 237 Rockefeller Lane also known as Strawberry Meadows.“Strawberry Meadows” consists of almost 10 acres (9.86 acres) with protected view sheds of wide open fields and stunning vistas of the Catskill Mountains. At the end of a tree lined driveway you will find a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, Ranch. From the large bay window in the living room you will gaze at peaceful views of the mountains. There is an open floor plan between kitchen and family room and here you will find custom cabinets, a (8 comments)
Real Estate & Personal Property Auction - 04:05 AM
REAL ESTATE & PERSONAL PROPERTY 3 Bedroom, 1 Bath House & Barn On 7 Acres Antiques, Firearms, Vehicle, Furnishings, Tools & Equipment 10AM SATURDAY AUG-04-2012 Real Estate Offered At 12 PM 110 Hendricks RD, Perkiomenville, PA • L. Frederick Twp, Montgomery County
Real Estate Only Preview: 12 pm Sunday, July 22 or By Appointment With The Auction Company
CLICK HERE TO VIEW PHOTOS http://www.auctionzip.com/cgi-bin/photopanel.cgi?listingid=1472737&feed=1
Real Estate consists of a 1400 +/- sq. ft., Colonel style dwelling & barn on a pristine 7 Acre plot of land in the Perkiomen Valley School District. Interior of (2 comments)
Buyers love to ask the question “why are the sellers selling?” There are two, maybe three answers to that questions.
1) Short Answer – it’s none of a buyer’s business 2) Longer Answer – The sellers are selling the house, the walls and the roof, they aren’t selling their story 3) Disclosure Answer – The sellers “might” be in trouble. Sometimes the MLS will disclose that the property is in short sale, that the foreclosure process has begun.or that the property is in an estate.
Today while on floor duty my broker handed me one of those super glossy real estate magazines full of super high end homes. Most were a $Million dollars or more. Many had wine cellars, ocean views, private indoor and outdoor pools, boat docks ……you’ve seen these.
Sellers almost always think that their house is super extraordinary simply because they own it! Maybe they re-carpeted, painted or simply maintained the property. But this is rarely true, there are few extraordinary houses on the market.
An offer came in, a really, REALLY low offer, a low ball offer. And they wanted a huge tree removed. We countered back at full price and wouldn’t remove the tree. The offer was so ridiculous there was no point in negotiating. Some time went back and the same people came back with a slightly better offer but still way off what we were asking. In the long run the same people came back four (4) times. Finish the story : http://www.realestatecoloradostyle.com/how-to-mess-up-a-lowball-offer-on-real-estate (0 comments)
The Colorado Sunset - 07:53 PM
Colorado Sunset June 2012 The Colorado Sunset has inspired poems and songs and in this case a blog post. The Western United States is known to be a beautiful but dry place. One of the odd benefits of living in a dry climate is fire. But fires make for gorgeous sunsets. Taken from my front yard June 23,2012 Canon City Colorado (5 comments)
The Real Estate Market is On the Move. Homes are literraly selling overnight with multiple offers right away and sellling over list price... Thansks for visiting this blog. If You have been here before, this vidoe newsletter is updated weekly. Real Estate Acrivity is up! Pending Sales were up almost 5% in the last quarter of 2011, yet many are still concerned about the high unemployment, low consumer confidence and low builder confidence.. What you are hearing from the mainstream national media about Real Estate is only one small part of (2 comments)
The table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Winfield, IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sale properties. Contact us for information on how we may assist you in seeing these properties.
Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sale properties. Contact us for information on how we may assist you in seeing these properties.
Renting vs. Buying can be a challenging decision! - 06:06 AM
Hey Everybody, I saw a great article written by RIS Media this morning that discusses the old question of Renting vs. Buying a home. Here's a link to the article: http://rismedia.com/2012-06-21/what-to-do-in-this-year-rent-or-buy-a-home/ I think it does a nice job discussing the advantages and disadvantages of both choices, rather than being the typical real estate agent's big push to buy. The reasons to buy in today's market are pretty obvious... Low prices, fantastic rates, the bottom of the market has clearly come and gone, etc... However, there are some good reasons for a person to rent as well. Can you afford the mortgage (0 comments)
Come to New York city and explore Battery Park. If you have reached this destination of Manhattan, you have reach the very southern part of NYC :) This area is full of so much activity, you have the Statue of Liberty which is just a ferry ride away, you can see interesting public works of art as you stroll through Battery Park, visit the many museums in this area, wine and dine or enjoy a dirty dog as us New Yorkers say.
Pending sales, closed sales and median prices rose, while the inventory of homes and condos for sale dropped in Florida’s housing market in May, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. “The recovery in Florida’s housing market and economy continues to grow stronger and stronger,” said 2012 Florida Realtors President Summer Greene, regional manager of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Florida 1st in Fort Lauderdale. “Realtors across the state are reporting increased activity – in May, statewide pending sales were up 43.1 percent for existing single-family homes and up 33.4 percent for townhome-condo properties. In some (2 comments)
Hear the Cheers from the Stadium at 327 Forest Hill, West Lafayette - 07:37 AM
PROPERTY DETAILS VIEW SLIDESHOW FOR SALE $300,000 LISTING INFORMATION MLS: 9955567 BEDROOMS: 4 BATHS: 2 PARTIAL BATHS: 1 SQ FT: 2575 LOT SIZE: 0 MORE INFORMATION View Map Disclosures Mortgage Calculator PDF Flyer PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Charming historic home near campus. New 50 yr roof-4 yrs. Floored attic full head space. Very private yard. 4th BR on LL needs closet. New kitchen w/granite counters. All buyers must have pre-approval. HW avail (1 comments)
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