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July Existing Home Sales Fall and so do Prices in the South - NOW is the time to buy! - 08/27/10 05:48 PM
Home sales are down across the country.Existing-home sales were sharply lower in July following expiration of the home buyer tax credit but home prices continued to gain, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Existing home sales include completed transactions that include single-family, townhomes, condominiums, and co-ops. These existing home sales dropped 27% in July 2010 and are 25% below the level in July 2009. Single family sales are at the lowest level since May of 1995.What about home owners in Texas?In the South, existing-home sales dropped 22% in July 2010, and we are 19.8% below a year ago. The median price in the South (0 comments)
The Liberties of a Real Estate Entrepreuner - 08/25/10 11:36 AM
As the real estate market (as a whole, across the country) is struggling along with the rest of the economy, it's nice to take a quick look at those things that made us (as Realtors) decide to do this job. Take a deep breath, focus, and get out there and make something happen today for the betterment of yourself, your family, your community, your job, and your world!
Via Rebecca Levinson, Real Estate Marketing Consultant (Real Skillz-Clear Marketing for Your Real Estate Vision): The daily grind of a career in real estate can be exhausting. Your clients and vendors needs (and sometimes (2 comments)
Is NOW a good time to buy? YES - interest rates are at all time lows! - 08/16/10 12:23 PM
Is now a good time to buy a home? Interest rates are still at all time lows - so don't miss your chance to buy a home at a great interest rate! Freddie Mac released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey and again, the fixed-rate mortgages set record lows1 for this survey. 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.44% with an average 0.7 point for the week ending August 12, 2010. This is down slightly from last week when it averaged 4.49%. Additionally, the 30-year FRM averaged 5.29% at this time last year. Frank Nothaft, Chief Economist of Freddie Mac, reports, (2 comments)
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