Weekly Blog Update for the Week Ending January 16th

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Today's Real Estate Reality Blog

This is a summary of my newest blog entries from the past week from WelcomeHomeNWI.com.

Publish Date: January 15, 2009
Optimism within RealtyTrac's 2009 Foreclosure Report
Excerpt: Like real estate, it appears that foreclosure activity is a local phenomenon, too. As reported by RealtyTrac.com, more than half of all foreclosure-related activity in 2009 came from just 4...

Publish Date: January 14, 2009
December Retail Sales Drop and Now Mortgage Rates Follow
Excerpt: Mortgage rates are dropping this morning on weaker-than-expected Retail Sales data from December. Lower rates means more bang for your home-buying buck. Excluding motor vehicles and parts, December's "ex-auto" sales...

Publish Date: January 13, 2009
Top 10 Cities for Bargain Homes
Excerpt: As the housing market improves across the country, certain cities are emerging as relative bargai ns.  Some areas, like Miami, were hit hard by the recession, and other areas are buoyed...

Publish Date: January 12, 2009
Jobs Report Wasn't All Bad - Mortgage Rates Did Fall
Excerpt: Despite the headlines, it's important to remember that December's jobs report wasn't all bad news.  Sure, the economy shed 85,000 jobs last month and the Unemployment Rate failed to dip...

Publish Date: January 11, 2009
What's Ahead for Mortgage Rates This Week: January 11th
Excerpt: Data was sparse through 2010's first trading week last week, setting the stage for a week of momentum trading. In up-and-down trading, mortgage pricing improved overall but the best rates...

Weekly Blog Update for the Week Ending January 16th.


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  1. Weekly Blog Update for the Week Ending January 9th
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  3. This Is The Week Ahead for January 3rd
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Michelle Gibson
Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. - Wellington, FL

James - Great weekly update!  Can you get out your crystal ball and tell me how next weeks rates are going to look? 

Jan 17, 2010 09:43 AM #1
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