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Freddie Mac: Average Mortgage Interest Rates Back Down to 3.88% This Week - 04/26/12 10:51 AM
Today, 4/26/2012, Freddie Mac reported that the average mortgage interest rate for 30 year fixed-rate mortgages was 3.88%, down from 3.90% last week. The average interest rate for 15 year fixed-rate mortgages was 3.12%, down from 3.13% from last week. A year ago the 30 year rate was 4.78%. A Freddie Mac spokesperson said that the Federal Reserve announced that it expected economic growth to continue at a moderate rate and them pick up speed later on. The Fed also pointed out that the labor market had improved and that they felt that unemployment numbers would be dropping gradually. In the housing market improvement was (0 comments)
Little Movement for Average Mortgage Interest Rates this Week! Still Very Low! - 04/19/12 04:18 PM
Today, 4/19/2012, Freddie Mac reported that the average mortgage interest rate for 30 year fixed-rate mortgages was 3.90%, up from 3.88% last week. The average interest rate for 15 year fixed-rate mortgages was 3.13%, up from 3.11% from last week. A year ago the 30 year rate was 4.80%. Not much of a change this week. Just a ripple in the pond. Rates are still ridiculously low! A Freddie Mac spokesperson said that stability was the "name of the game" this week with little change in interest rates due to a lack of inflationary fears. Industrial production was pretty much flat as well. And the (0 comments)
Patriot Flea Market in Zephyrhills, Florida Closed for the Summer of 2012 - Re-Opens in October! - 04/16/12 02:10 PM
My dad has informed me that the Patriot Flea Market just south of Zephyrhills, Florida is no longer open and is taking a break for the summer. That makes sense since so many of our residents have returned to their northern homes and the weather here is really heating up. Perhaps a little too hot to be wandering around under our intense summer sun here in Forida. Dad believes that the flea market will re-open in late October 2012. I will try to let you know when it is once again operating. You can get more information by visiting the (0 comments)
CENTURY 21 Bill Nye Realty's John Elwell is Amongst the Top 40 Agents for Sides Sold - 04/14/12 01:57 PM
For the first 3 months of 2012, CENTURY 21 Corporate has reported that I am amongst the Top 40 agents in northern and central Florida based on the number of "sides sold" in transactions. With the addition of the sales that I will conclude this month (April), I hope that perhaps that number will be even higher next month. At least it shows that I work hard and do get results for my clients. If I can be of any assistance to you when you decide to sell and/or buy a home, do not hesitate to contact me at any time. Just call (0 comments)
Zephyrhills, Florida Houses, Condos, & Villas For Sale as of April 14, 2012 - A Sampling! - 04/14/12 08:31 AM
If you are looking for your place under the Florida sun, Zephyrhills could be just the spot that you are searching for. To assist you, I am attaching an updated Adobe PDF file to this post that shows just some of the single-family houses, villas, condos, and townhomes that are currently available for purchase here as of April 14, 2012. From that date until the day you see this list, some of these properties may have been sold (especially if it is a very old post.) If that happens, please let me know, and I can get you an up-to-the-minute list. (0 comments)
Mobile Homes For Sale with Land in Zephyrhills, Florida as of 4/14/2012 - Just Some of the Options - 04/14/12 08:27 AM
Want to find a place where you can escape winter's icy blasts? Well, Zephyrhills, Florida might be just the perfect corner of the USA where you can find a refuge from the snowing and blowing. To assist you, I am attaching an updated Adobe PDF file to this post of the mobile homes that are currently available for purchase here as of April 14, 2012. Keep in mind that, depending on when you see this page, some of the listed homes may have been sold (especially if it is a very old post). If that happens, call me at the numbers below, and (0 comments)
What is Millage and How Does it Affect My Home's Property Tax Bill? - 04/13/12 02:49 PM
I was out with some customers today, and they were asking me about the property taxes on a home they were interested in. I mentioned what the millage was for the county, and they said they did not understand what that word meant. Millage is a part of the equation local governments use to determine how much property tax you are required to pay. Like millipede and millenium the first half of the word is related to "thousand". For tax purposes, the millage is what you pay for every $1,000 worth of assessed value the county property appraiser feels your home (0 comments)
Freddie Mac says Average Mortgage Interest Rates Take Steep Drop Again! - 04/12/12 09:11 AM
Today, 4/12/2012, Freddie Mac reported that the average mortgage interest rate for 30 year fixed-rate mortgages was 3.88%, down from 3.98% last week. The average interest rate for 15 year fixed-rate mortgages was 3.11%, down from 3.21% from last week. A year ago the 30 year rate was 4.91%. Big difference between this year and 2011. Also a big alteration from last week to this week! Changes like this can make a big difference in the total interest that you will pay over the life of a 30, or even a 15, year fixed-rate loan. A Freddie Mac spokesperson said that since the yields on long-term Treasury bonds (0 comments)
Make Sure that Your Winter Home is Ready for Your Absence this Summer! - 04/10/12 09:11 AM
Soon many of you will be returning to your summer residences up north. A couple of years ago I saw a very interesting article that listed hints for closing up your home at the end of the winter season. I contacted the author of the work, and he graciously gave me permission to pass it on to my friends and customers here in Zephyrhills, Florida. If you would like to easily download and print up these hints in Adobe PDF format, click on the following link: Download Prepare Home for Vacation If you also have some hints, click on the REPLY (1 comments)
Freddie Mac: Average Mortgage Interest Rates Stay Below 4% Again This Week - 04/05/12 10:21 AM
Today, 4/5/2012, Freddie Mac reported that the average mortgage interest rate for 30 year fixed-rate mortgages was 3.98%, down from 3.99% last week. The average interest rate for 15 year fixed-rate mortgages was 3.21%, down from 3.23% from last week. A year ago the 30 year rate was 4.87%. Not a big drop, but good to see that rates stayed below 4%. This can help entice buyers into making a decision about purchasing a home. A Freddie Mac spokesperson said, "Average weekly mortgage rates were little changed this week amid mixed signals on the health of the economy. The final estimate of 2011 fourth quarter growth remained (0 comments)
April 2012 Florida Real Estate Newsletter from John Elwell - REALTOR in Zephyrhills, FL - 04/02/12 05:13 PM
My April 2012 Real Estate Newsletter is now available for download as a PDF (Adobe Acrobat) file that all computers should be able to open. Just click on the following link: Download April 2012 Newsletter I hope that you will find this month's articles interesting and helpful. If you would like to receive these newsletters automatically each month in the future, just send me an e-mail and let me know. I would be glad to add you to my e-mailing list. You can e-mail me at: email@example.com or call me at: 813-783-4444 I also invite you to visit my my website where (0 comments)
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