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When Barron's called the bottom of the market for expensive second homes just about a year ago, some folks wondered what kind of caviar we'd been eating. Prices of high-end homes had sunk 20% from their 2007 peak, and vacation homes were doing even worse, with some markets off 40%. America's main...
03/08/2011
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury today released the February edition of the Obama Administration's Housing Scorecard. The latest housing figures show increased existing home sales as home affordability remains high, but officials c...
03/04/2011
Condo buyers who sat out last year's real estate market, waiting for prices to bottom or their own financial footing to improve, find themselves in an enviable situation. Prices have plunged, and mortgage interest rates, while slowly rising, remain near 5 percent, creating the best home affordabi...
03/03/2011
Are you looking to buy a new home? Are you thinking that now's a great time to find bargains? Before you make an offer, it pays to know a little about the seller's situation. If a home is being sold for below what the current seller owes on the property-and the seller does not have other funds to...
02/25/2011
A report released by Florida Realtors clears up the confusion by explaining the three different levels of foreclosure activity that analysts consider, and listing the state numbers for each during 2010."The Florida Foreclosure Report" found general confusion about the definition of foreclosure. O...
02/25/2011
According to the latest housing data released by the Florida Association of Realtors (FAR), Florida's existing home and existing condo sales both rose significantly in January 2011.Existing home sales increased 14 percent last month with a total of 12,151 homes sold statewide compared to 10,702 h...
02/23/2011
The NC real estate contract has changed dramatically for 2011.  The new North Carolina real estate contract, called the Offer To Purchase And Contract, will require a totally different approach to the home buying process.  Let's take a look at the major changes to the NC real estate contract. Due...
02/01/2011
Ten reputable sources offer slightly differing opinions on mortgage rates and housing prices in 2011.What will happen with the real estate market in 2011? Many predictions are being thrown about but smart buyers and sellers need to consider the sources of these predictions before taking them too ...
01/30/2011
Florida and Arizona have long been the favorite 2 states for retirement migration. In a recent Del Webb survey among baby boomers on retirement preferences the top reasons for choosing where to live in retirement were cost of living, health care, climate, and opportunities for culture and recreat...
01/30/2011
1. Why should I buy if house prices are still depreciating? The experts believe that in most parts of the country prices will in fact soften in 2011. Price is the major concern for anyone selling a home. When you are buying, COST should be your primary concern however. Your monthly payment (cost)...
01/08/2011
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