Monthly Archives: February 2016

Homes Sales Up in January

Existing-Home Sales Inch Forward in January, Price Growth Accelerates WASHINGTON (February 23, 2016) – Existing-home sales crept forward in January to the highest annual rate in six months, and subpar supply levels propelled price growth to the fastest increase since … Continue reading

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Vote in house eases limits on condo sales

Landslide vote in House bodes well for easing limits on condo sales By Kenneth R. Harney February 17, 2016 Everybody knows that congressional Democrats and Republicans can barely agree on anything. Yet in a rare and fleeting moment of unanimity … Continue reading

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Don’t be afraid to negotiate with real estate agents

Negotiating with Real Estate Agents – Buyer or Seller By Dean Graziosi Feb 18, 2016 OK, maybe a tug of war image is overdoing it a little, but they say all life is a negotiation. When it comes to selling … Continue reading

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Lower than expected Mortgage rates = refinance opportunity

Lower-Than-Expected Mortgage Rates Offer Refinance Opportunity MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Feb 4, 2016) – Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey┬« (PMMS┬«), showing mortgage rates moving lower for the fifth consecutive week amid ongoing … Continue reading

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Spring Home Buying Starts Now

Guess What? Spring Home Buying Starts Now (Thanks, Punxsutawney Phil!) By Jonathan Smoke February 2, 2016 This spring is shaping up to be the busiest housing market we’ve seen since 2006. Now, thanks to America’s favorite rodent, we can predict … Continue reading

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