Weekly Blog Update for the Week Ending January 30th

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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 29, 2009
Are Home Values Up or Are Home Values Down?
Excerpt: Reporting on a two-month lag, the government said home values rose 0.7 percent in November.  National home prices are at their highest point since February 2009. But before we look too much into...

Publish Date: January 27, 2009 - Evening Edition
Putting Today's FOMC Statement into Plain English
Excerpt: The Federal Open Market Committee voted to leave the Fed Funds Rate within its target range of 0.000-0.250 percent. In its press release, the FOMC noted that the U.S. economy "has continued to...

Publish Date: January 27, 2009
My Mortgage Rate Lock Strategy Before FOMC Press Release
Excerpt: The Federal Open Market Committee ends a scheduled, 2-day meeting today in Washington. It's the first of 8 scheduled meetings for the policy-setting group in 2010. The group adjourns at...

Publish Date: January 26, 2009
Good News Home Buyers - Existing Home Sales Tanked
Excerpt: Just one month after from blowing away Wall Street, December's Existing Home Sales hit the skids, shedding nearly 17 percent and falling to a 4-month low. Don't be alarmed, though. The plunge...

Publish Date: January 25, 2009
What's Ahead for Mortgage Rates This Week: January 25th
Excerpt: Conforming and FHA mortgage rates improved last week on the combination of weaker-than-expected economic data and new anti-banking rhetoric from the White House. The S&P 500 shed...

Weekly Blog Update for the Week Ending January 30th.


Five Recent Blog Posts of Interest:

  1. The Irony - HAMP Offered Stated Income Loan Modifications
  2. Let's Get Excited Indianapolis, BarCamp is Coming! #rebcin
  3. How Long Can FHA Sustain Their Role in the Housing Market?
  4. What Are You Doing to Keep The Dream Alive?
  5. How Will Your Real Estate Business Be Affected by Higher Mortgage Rates

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