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Here They Are: The Top 20 Markets for June

by on June 30th, 2016 Leave a Comment

The overall residential housing market is heating up this summer, but a markets in a few cities across the country are in a league of their own, notes Jonathan Smoke,®’s chief economist. Read more: Existing-Home Sales at Highest Pace in 9 Years®’s research team identified the hottest markets by factoring in which ones had […]



by on June 27th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Today’s Rates – National Averages Type Rate Yield 30-Year Fixed  3.52%    3.63% 15-Year Fixed  2.76%    2.93% 1-Year Fixed  2.81%    3.47% Jumbo 30-Yr Fixed  4.55%    4.70% 30-Year Fha  3.30%    3.39% 5/1 Arm  2.77%    5.46% 5/1 Jumbo Arm  3.23%    6.04%


Buyer Cheat Sheet for a Seller’s Market

by on April 23rd, 2016 Leave a Comment

In a seller’s market, home buyers need to be willing and able to act fast to snag the home they want. This spring, areas across the country are facing a limited number of homes for sale.® offers up a cheat sheet for surviving a seller’s market. Be on call. “If you’re only looking now and […]


Guess What? Spring Home Buying Starts Now !! (

by on February 2nd, 2016 Leave a Comment

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 that this year’s strong spring housing market will start sooner than normal. God bless you, Groundhog Day! When the country is so over winter, all eyes turn to one famous groundhog, Pennsylvania’s Punxsutawney Phil (sorry, Staten Island Chuck!), […]

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