low mortgage rates: The Wind At Your Back - 04/20/11 04:16 AM
Monday was the 115th running of the Boston Marathon.  It was a day filled with a unique combination...it was a perfect day for spectators and a ideal day for the runners.  When it's sunny and pleasant, thousands and thousands of spectators line the 26.2 mile route.  Those days are difficult for the runners because the winds are typically off the water and at their faces.  Additionally, if it's been a long, cold winter as this one was, the runners are training in adverse conditions.  The sunny, warm day of the marathon is a challenging day.If it's a cool, rainy day, it's … (4 comments)

low mortgage rates: To Buy Or Not To Buy Now...Here are 4 Reasons To Consider Now - 04/12/11 02:52 AM
I subscribe to the KCM Blog.  The author, Steve Harney, is a market researcher.  Unlike some of the others, he has been a real estate practitioner for many years.  I have heard him speak on a few occasions and his understanding of the national, and more importantly, the hyper-localism, of the real estate market is impressive. 
Today's post talks about the 4 Financial Reasons to Buy Now.  Sitting on the sidelines will impact your buying power.  For example, for every 1% the interest rates rises, that decreases your buying power by 10%!  That means the $250,000 house you can afford now, … (4 comments)

low mortgage rates: The media is right and your Realtor isn't? - 04/05/11 09:20 AM
It seems when there is news about the real estate market reported by the media, the consumer tends to believe it.  If we, as real estate professionals, up to our elbows in the local real estate market day in and day out, provide our expertise, knowledge and experience about what our clients should be doing, it is often viewed with skepticism.OK, OK...you win.  Please don't listen to me!Perhaps what these news outlets and journalists have to say, who are not typically buddied up with the real estate industry, will have more of an impact. 
I would like to thank my friends … (2 comments)

low mortgage rates: Buyers have the edge - 12/13/10 02:58 AM
According to Lawrence Yun, chief economist from the National Association of REALTORS, "Home buyers over the past year got a great deal, and buyers for the balance of this year have an edge over sellers.  Affordability could reach a generational high in the second half of this year because of rock-bottom mortgage interest rates, helped partly by the Fed's very accommodating monetary policy."  For more reasons why now is prime time to buy a home, contact me and I'll send you a free ebook.
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Carole Helwig

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Concord, MA

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