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Real Estate Agent - Century 21 Birchwood Realty, Inc.
Don't beleive what you read in the papers, this is a great time to buy real estate. Whether you are re-locating to the area, looking for a vacation home or investing, the opportunities are fantastic! Buy now!!
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Good Morning…Here is today’s  report from the Think Big Work Small Guys.  Today the boys are talking about the correlation between Unemployment and Foreclosures.  In 1984 unemployment was 10%, foreclosures at 2%, and interest rates were at 14.5%, when in recent years unemployment has jumped 5 to ...
09/28/2011
Money Magazine's October issue has ranked Cape Coral, Fl.  one of the top 5 cities to retire in.  Lower Taxes, inexpensive houses, plenty of water, and a great climate; what more could you ask for?  I have always known Cape Coral is a great place to live; it has a substantial population with a sm...
09/27/2011
Good news for Florida, finally!  Even though I have been seeing this trend in my market over several months, getting out of state buyers to accept the fact that home prices are rising has been challenging, especially when their markets are still going down or are frozen in place. Being able to se...
09/27/2011
Good Morning…Here is today’s  report from the Think Big Work Small Guys.  The boys are talking about our Foreign Mortgage Backed Securities and the effect the European Economic Crisis is having on them.  They are also explaining why a bad economy has a bright spot; and appoximetly 40,000 Bank job...
09/27/2011
Good Morning…Here is today’s report from the Think Big Work Small Guys. The boys have substitutes today who are talking about USDA Loans.  Usually in the fall USDA runs out of money for their loans, they continue to write loans but with Conditional Commitments for funding.  They have announced th...
09/26/2011
Good Evening...Here is Friday's market update from the Think Big Work Small Guys. The boys are discussing the new Refinance proposal, why it is being stonewalled and in a deadlock.  This proposal may be good for the customer but bad for investors.  They also explain issues with the Dodd-Frank bil...
09/24/2011
Good Evening...Here is Wednesday's market update from the Think Big Work Small Guys.  The boys have a novel idea concerning setting up Flu shots for customers at your office; this can be done in conjunction with CVS pharmacy.  They also have a short discussion on credit scores and home buying. Th...
09/24/2011
Good Evening...Here is Tuesday's market update from the Think Big Work Small Guys.  The boys are discussing how to take advantages of a down market where the economy is bad and the rates are great (4.15%).  Pre-foreclosures and Foreclosures are on the rise once again.  Value in purchasing is at a...
09/24/2011
Good Morning…Here is today’s  report from the Think Big Work Small Guys.  Today the boys are talking about the 203k Investor Loans, these are investors with deep pockets looking to pick up one or two homes.  This would be a way of getting rid of some of the foreclosures.  These investors would re...
09/19/2011
Good Morning…Here is today’s  report from the Think Big Work Small Guys.  The boy's have stand-ins today that are talking about the New Stimulus Plan and how it is going to be funded.  One of the ways will effect Real Estate.  A couple making $250 or more will not be allowed to take the full Mort...
09/16/2011
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