Monthly Archives: February 2013

3 Common Myths About Real Estate Short Sales

Many people don’t have a clear understanding of the purpose of short sales or how they actually work.

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Builder Confidence In New Home Sales Stay Near All Time High

February’s Housing Market Index reading remains near the HMI’s highest level since April 2006, when the HMI reading reached 51.

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Over 70% Of US Metro Market Housing Markets Improve In February

The National Association of Homebuilders recently released its Improving Markets Index for the month of February.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week: February 11th, 2013

Mortgage rates worsened for the week ending February 8, 2013 in response to strong economic data in the US and abroad.

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Case-Shiller Index Shows Near 6% Home Price Gain

Last week, the S&P/Case-Shiller Index showed home prices gaining 5.5 percent during the 12-month period ending November 2012, marking the largest one-year gain in home prices since May 2010.

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Tax Breaks Granted By The 2012 Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

The Fiscal Cliff negotiations earlier this year created new tax breaks for homeowners, and extended others.

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6 Tips For Buying An Older Home

Buying an old home is like buying a piece of local history. Here is how to do it properly.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : February 4, 2012

Mortgage rates worsened last week amid evidence of an improving economy.

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