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coral springs homes: Tax Breaks Granted By The 2012 Fiscal Cliff Negotiations - 02/06/13 03:55 AM
There was plenty of discussion and debate leading up to the New Year's looming "fiscal cliff". Ultimately, the event was avoided, but not before legislation was passed which may benefit homeowners in Parkland , Coral Springs and nationwide. If you have yet to file your 2012 taxes, take a minute to review the tax limitations and credit extensions, which Congress passed through the HR 8 legislation. You'll want to ensure you're paying the proper tax bill come April 15. Of course, every individual's tax situation is unique. Review your allowable deductions and credits with your tax preparer. Energy Updates The tax … (0 comments)

coral springs homes: 6 Tips For Buying An Older Home - 02/05/13 10:29 AM
Older Parkland homes & Coral Springs homes sometimes offer more charm and character than the newer houses of today. They boast gabled roofs, crown moldings, hardwood floors and antique fixtures. Buying an old house is like buying a piece of local history. Its beautiful period features can give it a timeless beauty and grace that is hard to resist. However, buying a house from another era can be an endeavor fraught with potential problems. Older houses are not necessarily built to the same electrical or plumbing standards of today. Plus, if they have not been maintained correctly through the years, they … (5 comments)

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coral springs homes: A Look At This Week's Mortgage Rates : December 3, 2012 - 12/02/12 11:41 PM
Low mortgage rates are pumping up home affordability. Average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rates made a new all-time low in November, continuing this years Refinance Boom and giving fuel to the budding housing market recovery. At month-end, Freddie Mac's survey of 125 banks nationwide put the benchmark product's rate at 3.32% for borrowers willing to pay 0.8 discount points. This is just 0.01 percentage point above the record-low rate established prior to Thanksgiving. The 15-year fixed mortgage is similarly low, posting 2.64 percent nationwide, on average. This, too, is only slightly higher then the all-time low set the week prior. Falling mortgage … (0 comments)

coral springs homes: The Most Expensive U.S. ZIP Codes (2012 Edition) - 10/22/12 11:34 PM
Since late-2011, home values have climbed in many U.S. markets. The government's Home Price index puts the increase at +3.7% an annual basis and the National Association of REALTORS® shows home sale prices up 11% since last year. The price at which a home sells is determined by the economic force of supply-and-demand but location and amenities matter, too; establishing a baseline from which supply-and-demand can work. Using data compiled by real estate market data firm Altos Research, Forbes Magazine recently presented America's 10 most expensive ZIP codes for 2012. California and the New York Metro area dominate the list.
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coral springs homes: Foreclosures Remain Concentrated In Just A Few States - 09/18/12 12:05 AM
The national market for foreclosed homes remains strong. According to foreclosure data firm RealtyTrac, foreclosure activity increased 1 percent in August as compared to the month prior, climbing to just above 193,500 units nationwide. 1 in every 681 U.S. households received some form of foreclosure filing last month where a "foreclosure filing" is any one of the following foreclosure-related events : A default notice on a home; a scheduled auction for a home; or, a bank repossession of a home. Default notices climbed in August which indicates that more U.S. homeowners are falling behind on payments. However, for the 22nd consecutive … (0 comments)

coral springs homes: Simple Tips To Keep Your FICO High - 09/11/12 07:38 AM
For today's home buyers and refinancing households, the value of "good credit" has never been higher. Mortgage approvals hinge on your FICO score, as does your final mortgage pricing. If you're shopping for a home in Parkland or Coral Springs Florida , therefore, or contemplating a refinance, be aware of how everyday credit behaviors can affect your FICO. Even small events can make a big impact. Here are some common-sense steps to help improve your credit score. First, keep a "cushion" on your credit cards. 30 percent of your credit score is linked to "Amount Owed" and a big part of … (1 comments)

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coral springs homes: Carmel, Indiana Rated Top Mid-Sized U.S. City For 2012 - 08/26/12 11:10 PM
CNNMoney has released its Best Places To Live 2012 list. The annual survey is based on data from Onboard Informatics. Using Quality of Life factors such as education, crime and "town spirit", and focusing on towns with between 50,000 and 300,000 residents, this year's survey ranks the country's best mid-sized cities. To be eligible for ranking, towns must have a median household income greater than 85 percent, and less than 200 percent, of the state median income; must not be a categorized as a "retirement community" or a town with "major job loss"; and must be racially-diverse. From a list of … (1 comments)

coral springs homes: Should You Lease Or Buy Your Next Car? It May Affect Your Mortgage. - 08/13/12 11:24 PM
Should you lease a new car, or should you buy one? Like most financial questions, the answer depends on your situation. For some people, leasing a car presents distinct economic advantages. For others, buying a car is the way to go. There's plenty of online material to help you choose your optimal path, but this 3-minute piece from NBC's The Today Show serves as an excellent summary. In it, you'll learn about the basics of leasing a car, and for whom leasing can be a great fit. You'll also hear reasons to avoid a lease completely. The NBC interview makes all … (5 comments)

coral springs homes: Improving Market Index Spans 32 States, District Of Columbia - 08/09/12 03:12 AM
80 U.S. metropolitan markets are showing "measurable and sustained growth" this month, according to the National Association of Homebuilders' Improving Market Index. It's good news for the economy and good news for housing. The NAHB's Improving Market Index is meant to identify U.S. markets in expansion. It's a composite of the three distinct data sets which, as a group, present a more holistic view of a given city's growth : From the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the IMI tracks employment figures From Freddie Mac, the IMI tracks home price data From the Census Bureau, the IMI tracks single-family building permits The … (0 comments)

coral springs homes: Single-Family Housing Starts Rise For 4th Straight Month - 07/19/12 03:28 AM
New construction housing is in a post-recession rally. As reported by the Census Bureau, on a seasonally-adjusted, annualized basis, last month's Single-Family Housing Starts rose 5 percent to 539,000 units nationwide. This is the highest reading since April 2010, the last month of that year's federal home buyer tax credit. A "housing start" is a new home on which construction has started. June's strong numbers also mark the fourth consecutive month during which Single-Family Housing Starts have climbed. This, too, has not occurred since April 2010. The data is yet one more signal to Parkland & Coral Springs home buyers that … (0 comments)

coral springs homes: Top 10 U.S. Cities For Public Parks - 07/08/12 11:09 PM
<!-- This material is non-exclusively licensed to Jon Klein and may not be copied, reproduced, or sold in any form whatsoever.--> For the first time in more than 100 years, the growth in America's cities is outpacing the growth in its suburbs. According to the 2011 estimates of the U.S. Census Bureau, between July 2010 and July 2011, city centers grew faster than their surrounding suburbs in 53% of the nation's largest housing markets. Compare this to just 9.8% during the 10 years prior. Cities now compete with suburbs on a number of fronts including job availability, housing costs, and access … (1 comments)

coral springs homes: 30-Year Fixed Rate Mortgage Rates Fall To 3.62% Nationwide - 07/06/12 03:05 AM
<!-- This material is non-exclusively licensed to Jon Klein and may not be copied, reproduced, or sold in any form whatsoever.--> 30-year fixed rate mortgage rates made new, all-time lows once again this week. According to Freddie Mac's weekly mortgage rate survey of more than 125 banks nationwide, the average 30-year fixed rate mortgage rate fell 4 basis point to 3.62% nationwide. The rate is available to conforming, prime borrowers willing to pay an accompanying 0.8 discount points plus a full set of closing costs. A "prime" mortgage applicant typically has excellent credit, verifiable income, and at least 25% equity in … (0 comments)

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coral springs homes: FHFA : Home Values Up 3% Since Last Year - 06/29/12 03:08 AM
<!-- This material is non-exclusively licensed to Jon Klein and may not be copied, reproduced, or sold in any form whatsoever.--> The Federal Home Finance Agency's Home Price Index shows home values up 0.8% in April on a monthly, seasonally-adjusted basis. April marks the third consecutive month during which home values increased and the index is now up 3 percent from last year at this time. As a home buyer in Parkland or Coral Springs , it's easy to look at the Home Price Index and believe that its recent, sustained climb is proof of a broader housing market recovery. Ultimately, … (1 comments)

coral springs homes: Simple Real Estate Definitions : Right To Cancel - 06/28/12 12:55 AM
As part of the federal Truth-in-Lending Act, refinancing homeowners are granted a 3-day "cooling off" period post-closing during which they retain the right to rescind, or "cancel", their recent refinance without penalty or cost. The Right To Cancel is protection against surprises at closing and/or a change of heart. It's also a safety valve for homeowners signing paperwork under duress. With 3 days to revisit and rethink the terms of a loan, a homeowner can maintain tighter control of his/her financial situation. If you ever have the wish (or need) to execute your right to rescind, be aware that the process … (1 comments)

coral springs homes: Existing Home Sales Slip 2% In May - 06/26/12 12:38 AM
Home resales slipped last month; a slight setback for the nation's housing market's recovery. According to the National Association of REALTORS®, Existing Home Sales fell to 4.55 million units in May 2012 on a seasonally-adjusted annualized basis, representing a 2 percent drop from April. An "existing home" is a home that's been previously owned or occupied, and cannot be categorized as new construction. Despite May's retreat, however, as compared to last year at this time, Existing Home Sales by units are higher by 10 percent. In other words, like everything else in housing, the long-term statistical trend has been a positive … (1 comments)

coral springs homes: Mortgage Rates Make New Lows At 3.66% - 06/22/12 02:55 AM
Mortgage rates have resumed their downward trend. According to Freddie Mac's weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the national average 30-year fixed rate mortgage rate fell 5 basis points to 3.66% this week. The rate is available to "prime" borrowers who are willing to pay, on average, 0.7 discount points plus a full set of closing costs. 30-year fixed rate mortgage rates are down in seven of the last eight weeks but, depending where you live, the mortgage rates made available to you will vary. The Freddie Mac survey notes that mortgage rates vary by region. For example, mortgage applicants in the … (0 comments)

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