Monthly Archives: May 2018

Experts predict Home Prices will fall

Real Estate Experts Warn Home Prices Are About to Fall BY Chris Morris May 23 Housing prices have recovered nicely from the bubble that was such a key factor in the last recession, but the growth could be ending soon, … Continue reading

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Mtg Rates Highest in 7 Years

Mortgage Rates Move Up to Highest Level in Seven Years MCLEAN, Va., May 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Freddie Mac (OTCQB:FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing that mortgage rates were unchanged over the … Continue reading

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Home Sales & Prices Rise

Realtors® Midyear Forecast: Home Sales, Prices to Rise Despite Inventory, Affordability Challenges WASHINGTON (May 17, 2018) – A stronger economy, wage growth and an improving job market are expected to march home sales and prices higher in 2018, but low … Continue reading

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Private Real Estate Investing Mistakes

Seven Steps To Protect Yourself From Private Real Estate Investing Mistakes By Dave Scherer May 15 Successful investing in private real estate takes more than deep pockets. Market expertise to underwrite properties and management experience to execute profitable business plans … Continue reading

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First Quarter Home price up to 5.7%

Metro Home-Price Growth Quickens to 5.7 Percent in the First Quarter WASHINGTON (May 14, 2018) – Inventory levels hovering at all-time lows weighed down home sales and fueled faster price appreciation during the first three months of the year, according … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Level Out

Mortgage Rates Level Out MCLEAN, Va., May 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Freddie Mac (OTCQB:FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing that mortgage rates were unchanged over the past week. 

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Sellers/Buyers and Useful Tech Innovations

The Real Estate Revolution: 6 Tech Innovations Sellers And Buyers Need On Their Radar BY Aly J. Yale May 8 The mortgage and real estate industries are undergoing a technological revolution-and it’s about time.

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Single Women Home Purchase Figures

Single women account for more real estate purchases than single men By Kenneth R. Harney May 9 It’s the gender gap you don’t hear so much about: Single women are buying homes and condos at what may be more than … Continue reading

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Real Estate & 5G Wireless Technology

What 5G Wireless Technology Will Mean for Real Estate By Patrick J. Kiger May 7, 2018 The next-generation wireless telecommunications technology known as 5G, which will operate at vastly higher speeds and be able to handle many times more devices … Continue reading

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55+ individual property tax base fight

REALTORS-Tax-Initiative-Draws-Opposition By Bob Hunt May 7 Some months ago (October-November, 2017) we wrote that the directors of the California Association of REALTORS® (CAR) had voted to support a signature drive with the intention of placing a CAR-sponsored initiative on the … Continue reading

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