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Fed Cuts Rates - 10/31/07 03:48 PM
As expected, the Fed cut key interest rates today: Breaking News Alert The New York Times Wednesday, October 31, 2007 -- 2:18 PM ET ----- Fed Lowers Key Interest Rate by a Quarter Point The Federal Reserve cut the benchmark federal funds rate by one quarter-point to 4.5 percent. Read More: https://owa.longandfoster.com/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.nytimes.com/?emc=na ----- Visit our mobile site for the latest news: https://owa.longandfoster.com/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://m.nytimes.com (0 comments)
SMART COOKIES!! - 10/31/07 01:18 PM
You real estate consumers out there are an educated bunch. And very bookish! Nothing better than an informed and well-educated client. Click here to see a list of the top 10 real estate books that are being read today: http://narblog1.realtors.org/mvtype/theweeklybookscan/2007/10/top_10_real_estate_books_10150.html I personally own Real Estate Investing for Dummies and Flipping Houses for Dummies, both of which a jam-packed with valuable information. Go on with your bad selves! (2 comments)
Why Now is the Best Time in Years to Purchase a Home - 10/31/07 01:03 PM
Failure to act now could be the most costly mistake you make. Here are the top 5 reasons why: 1.) Leveraged investment power: With most investments, such as stocks and bonds, the money (and risk) you put into the investment is entirely your own. With real estate, while you may only put down 5% or 10% of your own money, you are receiving a return on the entire value of the home. So, you may put down $10,000 on a $100,000 home, but at the D.C. metro- area average annual real estate appreciation rate of 7%, you would earn 7% per year (3 comments)
DC Average Sales By Neighborhood for September - 10/31/07 12:33 PM
Here are some statistics on average sales prices for the month of September broken down into several popular neighborhoods. In most cases, prices have steadily increased this year. Since January, average prices in Washington, DC, as a whole have increased 14.75%. The largest increases we have witnessed this year to date have been in Georgetown, where average sales prices have increased 87.47%, and Foxhall, where average sales prices have increased 64.02%. There have been small decreases in average sales price in Logan Circle (-14.89%), Brookland (-14.91%), Eckington (-8%), and Adams Morgan (-1.60%). (0 comments)
DC Monument Tour - 10/30/07 02:51 PM
Recently we had our friend Steve in town who is a US history and war buff. He was so excited to have the chance to see the awesome monuments we all live so close to and take for granted on a daily basis. Washington, DC, is such a wonderful place to live, and it is always exciting for friends and family to come visit. You never have a hard time getting visitors! Here is a little recap of some of our most spectacular and poignant memorials commemorating some of the most important moments in our nation's history. Steve and Scott at the Korean War (2 comments)
Cute Pets - 10/29/07 04:34 PM
Hey Everyone! If you have cute pet pictures, please send them my way and I will post them periodically for all those of us who are animal lovers and think a cute pet pic is a great little dose of therapy! This is Irene's lovable guy, Ike. Awww... (3 comments)
Fuzzy Family Members - 10/29/07 11:16 AM
We all adore the furry members of our families. These are my two babies, Rosco and Panther. I am sure you can guess who is who. The dog is Panther. Just kidding. The point is, that no matter how much we love these little cutie pies, not everyone does. I know. Shocking. How can Rosco's one-ear-up confused facial expression not melt your heart? I have no idea. When selling your home, keep in mind that not everyone finds pets (and their corresponding odors) endearing. Some buyers looking at homes may have been attacked by a dog as a child and be petrified of (5 comments)
TESTING... AGENT 3000 REPORTING FOR DUTY - 10/25/07 10:16 AM
Today is the first official posting to my real estate blog, and I am so excited to start this new chapter in my life! I look forward to sharing with you all of my experiences in Washington, DC, and in the Washington, DC, real estate market. You will hear a frank and fresh perspective, and I aim to especially target Generations X and Y who are ever more becoming a bigger and bigger influence in the real estate market. These consumers are young, smart, educated, and tech savvy. They are hitting the real estate market with more buying power and information (0 comments)
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