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  • 3 Tips for Insuring Your First Home

    3 Tips for Insuring Your First Home
    Buying your first home can be both an exciting and a scary experience. Many homeowners are appreciative of any bit of information that would help make the process less stressful and as painless as possible. Home insurance is usually a major contributor to the anxieties new homeowners’ experience. They are often confused about how much [...]
  • Real Estate 360 Live With Louis Cammarosano 1/14/13

    Real Estate 360 Live With Louis Cammarosano 1/14/13
    On Monday January 14, 2012, Louis Cammarosano, General Manager of HomeGain, was a guest on the Real Estate 360 Live radio show on The Big Talker 1580 WHFS AM, hosted by Ryan Sloper. Listen to the show. Part 1 (12:49) Ryan and Louis discuss the Federal Reserve minutes. Louis notes the what the Fed does [...]
  • Preparing Hardwood Floors for Home Staging

    Preparing Hardwood Floors for Home Staging
    If you have recently listed your house for sale, then there is a good chance you are looking into tips for home staging in order to increase your chances of success when it comes to selling the home. If you?re not, then you should be! After all, there are all kinds of steps you can [...]
  • HomeGain Releases 4th Quarter 2012 Pennsylvania Home Values Survey Results

    HomeGain Releases 4th Quarter 2012 Pennsylvania Home Values Survey Results
    Sixty-three percent of Pennsylvania real estate professionals expect home prices to stay the same or decrease within the next six months Last month, HomeGain,one of the first companies to provide free instant home valuations online, released the results of our fourth quarter 2012 nationwide home values survey of over 200 HomeGain current and former members [...]
  • Real Estate 360 Live With Louis Cammarosano 12/17/12

    Real Estate 360 Live With Louis Cammarosano 12/17/12
    On Monday December 17, 2012, Louis Cammarosano, General Manager of HomeGain, was a guest on the Real Estate 360 Live radio show on The Big Talker 1580 WHFS AM, hosted by Ryan Sloper. Listen to the show. Part 1 (14:15) Ryan covers the week’s economic event including the fiscal cliff talks. Part 2 (12:13) Louis [...]
  • Mortgage News Daily
  • MBS RECAP: Bond Market Pain Continues; Volatility Potential Only Increasing

    MBS RECAP: Bond Market Pain Continues; Volatility Potential Only Increasing

    Posted To: MBS Commentary

    After yesterday's somewhat hopeful leveling-off in bond yields, today served to drive home the point that hope is futile and only bad things are going to happen forever and ever. Well, at least that's how it felt today. To be fair, yields are only closing a few bps higher and they've managed to hold very close to yesterday in terms of intraday highs. In fact, today saw by far the smallest increase in intraday highs since the more serious selling began last week. In other words, there's still some room for hope. Just don't get too attached. From here on out, the presence of hope may have more to do with the incoming events. These get more serious tomorrow with the first reading of Q1 GDP, a 5yr Treasury auction, and the biggest day of earnings reports so far this year (by...(read more)

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  • Mortgage Rates Push Farther Into 4-Year Highs

    Mortgage Rates Push Farther Into 4-Year Highs

    Posted To: Mortgage Rate Watch

    Mortgage rates moved somewhat higher again today, thus pushing them farther into the highest levels in more than 4 years. This isn't the result of anything that happened today, but rather an ongoing process whereby the bond market (which underlies rates) is coming to terms with big-picture, long-term headwinds mentioned in the bullet points at the bottom of this article. Whereas rates had leveled off and even improved somewhat during March and early April, they've quickly shown more volatile colors. Borrowers are definitely seeing rates that are an eighth of a point higher from last week and, in many cases, a quarter of a percentage point higher than 2018's best levels. Tomorrow brings several flashpoints that keep the volatility potential high. These include the 1st report on Q1 GDP, and important...(read more)

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  • Home Sales Unfazed by Spring Snow and Rising Rates

    Home Sales Unfazed by Spring Snow and Rising Rates

    Posted To: MND NewsWire

    New home sales continue to improve after grim reports in December and January. New home sales posted a solid gain in March, and revisions to the February data also resulted in a positive outcome during the month. Those sales, reported by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development on Tuesday, bested analysts' expectations and put sales well ahead of those in 2017. Sales of newly constructed single-family homes were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 694,000 in March compared to the revised rate of 667,000 in February, a 4.0 percent increase. Even better, the revision to February numbers was significant, up from the original report of 618,000, originally reported as a 0.6 percent month-over-month loss. That number had been viewed as good news, after drops...(read more)

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  • FHFA: Current Run of Rising Home Prices Likely to Continue

    FHFA: Current Run of Rising Home Prices Likely to Continue

    Posted To: MND NewsWire

    Both the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller reported on February home prices on Tuesday and both showed little moderation in the rate of appreciation. Case-Shiller's reported gains, in fact, appear to be growing larger. Case-Shiller's National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, was up 6.3 percent on a year-over-year basis. The annual gain in January was 6.1 percent. The non-seasonally adjusted index increased by 0.4 percent from February and it rose 0.5 percent after adjustment. Both composite indices increased their year-over-year results as well . The 10-City Composite rose 6.5 percent on an annual basis, one-half point greater than the December to January gain and the 20-City grew to 6.8 percent. It was 6.4 percent the...(read more)

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  • MBS Day Ahead: Don't Let 3.0% Make You Dumber

    MBS Day Ahead: Don't Let 3.0% Make You Dumber

    Posted To: MBS Commentary

    You won't be able to avoid "3% 10yr Treasury Yields" this week. For starters, 10's have already hit 3.0033% today, but simply being close seems to have everyone inside and outside the industry talking. As is often the case when there's a big, obvious trend that hits/breaks a big historical level, the conclusion of most professionals and laypersons is that "rates will continue to rise." Such insight deserves one of these: "Rates are gonna rise" is the easiest call to make in a world where the Fed is hiking, QE purchases are abating, and the government is financing more spending by issuing more Treasury debt. There are other pressures, but these are the biggies. It's logical and normal to assume these things put upward pressure on rates. It's...(read more)

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  • Shelter Offshore
  • Vox Urban Taking Over Where We Left Off

    Vox Urban Taking Over Where We Left Off
    Vox Urban is a new site dedicated to the best things about property, development and the built and urban environments in the UK and it's of potential interest to expats too.
  • How it?s Legally Possible to Lead a Tax Free Life as a Digital Nomad

    How it?s Legally Possible to Lead a Tax Free Life as a Digital Nomad
    If you're free to live and work anywhere in the world you're a digital nomad, and you're free to establish tax residency in a tax-free nation. Here's how to do it.
  • Pension Life Helping Expat Victims of Mis-selling Abroad

    Pension Life Helping Expat Victims of Mis-selling Abroad
    Whilst pension mis-selling has been prevented in the UK it's still a problem for expats living abroad, Pension-Life.com is attempting to prevent expats from becoming victims of bad financial advice.
  • Offshore Banking Advantage

    Offshore Banking Advantage
    Exploring and explaining the offshore banking advantage for expats who want to protect and advance their financial position abroad.
  • AES International Bringing Transparency to Financial Advice Abroad

    AES International Bringing Transparency to Financial Advice Abroad
    From his office in Dubai, AES International CEO Sam Instone has started a revolution in the expat financial advice marketplace, and is bringing UK IFA standards to the Middle East.
  • Real Estate Market Conditions
  • Phoenix, AZ ? Pinal County Housing Update for November 2010

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    Phoenix, AZ ? Pinal County Housing Update for November 2010
    County: Pinal Year to Year Comparison Month to Month Comparison Month Nov-2009 Nov-2010 % Change Oct-2010 Nov-2010 % Change % Sold Price to Asking Price 98% 96% -2% 95% 96% 1% Sold Homes 803 690 -14% 635 690 9% Asking...
  • Phoenix, AZ ? Maricopa County Housing Update for November 2010

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    Phoenix, AZ ? Maricopa County Housing Update for November 2010
    County: Maricopa Year to Year Comparison Month to Month Comparison Month Nov-2009 Nov-2010 % Change Oct-2010 Nov-2010 % Change % Sold Price to Asking Price 97% 96% -1% 96% 96% 0% Sold Homes 6,562 5,886 -10% 5,777 5,886 2% Asking...
  • Los Angeles, CA (County) ? Housing Update for November 2010

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    Los Angeles, CA (County) ? Housing Update for November 2010
    County: Los Angeles Year to Year Comparison Month to Month Comparison Month Nov-2009 Nov-2010 % Change Oct-2010 Nov-2010 % Change % Sold Price to Asking Price 98% 97% -1% 97% 97% 0% Sold Homes 5,528 4,924 -11% 4,937 4,924 0%...
  • Orange County, CA ? Housing Market Update for November 2010

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    Orange County, CA ? Housing Market Update for November 2010
    County: Orange Year to Year Comparison Month to Month Comparison Month Nov-2009 Nov-2010 % Change Oct-2010 Nov-2010 % Change % Sold Price to Asking Price 98% 104% 6% 96% 104% 8% Sold Homes 2,193 1,864 -15% 2,028 1,864 -8% Asking...
  • Los Angeles, CA ? Riverside County Housing Market Update for November 2010

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    Los Angeles, CA ? Riverside County Housing Market Update for November 2010
    County: Riverside Year to Year Comparison Month to Month Comparison Month Nov-2009 Nov-2010 % Change Oct-2010 Nov-2010 % Change % Sold Price to Asking Price 100% 98% -2% 100% 98% -2% Sold Homes 3,160 2,693 -15% 2,794 2,693 -4% Asking...
 
 
  • Commercial Property Executive
  • Historic Atlanta High-Rise Lands New Tenant

    Historic Atlanta High-Rise Lands New Tenant
    Herzing University plans to occupy the full-floor, 30,000-square-foot space in the late summer of 2018, relocating students and employees from its existing space in Buckhead.
  • New Embassy Suites Opens near Indianapolis

    New Embassy Suites Opens near Indianapolis
    The hospitality asset is close to several attractions such as Hamilton Town Center, Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, Edge Adventure Parks and the Conner Prairie Living History Museum.
  • Montecito Medical Expands Milwaukee Footprint

    Montecito Medical Expands Milwaukee Footprint
    Built in 2016, the two-story facility houses a 24,563-square-foot accredited ambulatory surgery center with five operating rooms and 20 prep and recovery rooms.
  • The Mele Group Brokers Sale of CA Facility

    The Mele Group Brokers Sale of CA Facility
    Marcus & Millichap?s self-storage group arranged the sale of a 515-unit facility located in Fairfield, Calif. The group represented the seller and also secured the buyer in the transaction.
  • How to Spot a Successful Downtown for Investment

    How to Spot a Successful Downtown for Investment
    As primary markets overheat, more risk-adverse small balance investors are seeking secondary and tertiary markets to place capital. But how can you discern which areas will prosper?