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2010 

If you're like me, getting buried in the frivolous (albeit essential) details of housing economics is often frustrating and time-consuming.  So, in the interest of "giving it to you straight" - I bring to you the quick and dirty: Trends in Housing Year End 2009 Report and Highlights Video Now Av...
01/28/2010
Waiting a few extra days or weeks to purchase a home this spring could cost buyers thousands of extra dollars as the office of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) implements several changes for loans guaranteed by the Federal Housing Authority (FHA).Coming just weeks before the April 30 deadline...
01/27/2010
Price ADJUSTED to $499,990! 812 Larch Valley Dr - 4BR SFH in Family Friendly Potomac Station! GORGEOUS 4BR/3.5BA Single Family Home in Potomac Station in Leesburg, Virginia @ 3500sf!  TRADITIONAL SALE with QUICK 30 day closing!!Here's your opportunity to move up into a meticulously maintained sin...
01/27/2010
Starts of new homes have dropped well beyond expectations in December.  New home starts have dropped 4.0% in December to a seasonally adjusted rate of 557,000 units per year.  A much sharper decline than the 0.2% drop expected by industry experts.  However, building permits have increased by 10.9...
01/25/2010
To build capital and reduce risk, the FHA announced that it will raise insurance rates and tighten credit score rules. The major changes include increasing upfront premiums from 1.75% to 2.25%, reducing the maximum seller contribution from 6% to 3%, and increasing the level of FICO scores from 50...
01/20/2010
With <300K inventory in Northern Virginia in high demand (and cash investors aplenty to compete against), I found it a challenge to find turnkey/move-in ready homes for many of my first-time homebuyers in 2009 who only had 3.5% to put down. No sooner I would come across something that had "fresh ...
01/17/2010
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