Real Estate Hot Topics

21 Century RE Business

21st Century

Brokers and agents must embrace the fact that the market is ever changing and competitive. We asked several Real Estate Agents the same questions, and got a consensus that we wanted to pass on to you to help you do business in the 21st Century real estate market. read more

Short Sale Guide Lines

Short Sale Guide Lines

The government recently released a new guidance plan to help mortgage companies and lenders speed up the approval process for short sales. The new program applies to all banks that are federally regulated, but not to local or state chartered banks. read more

2010 Price Predictions

2010 Price Predictions

Although it appeared that there were signs of stabilization in housing prices and demand through October 2009 and 6 months prior, the National Association of Real Estate Agents (NAR) recent reports show that pending sales of existing homes... read more

Fizber 2010 Predictions

Fizber 2010 Predictions

The beginning of the new year brings all sorts of predictions. Since housing market conditions are one of the hottest topics affecting so many of us, real estate industry experts start making all sorts of predictions. Some are valid and others are... read more

Best Time To Buy

Best Time To Buy

Now is still a great time to buy a new home or refinance your existing mortgage. Although rates have increased, they are still low, Housing is affordable and the federal government's extension of the first time home buyer tax credit of $8,000 and the new addition of $6,500 for non-first... read more

Rise in Foreclosure

Rise In Foreclosures

The numbers say it all. Accordingly to RealtyTrac's U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for the first quarter 2010, there was a 7% increase in foreclosure filings, including notices of defaults. read more

Mortgage Rate Predictions

Mortgage rates have been holding steady even with the Federal Reserve's conclusion of its buy up of mortgage-backed securities. Rates for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages have been averaging. read more


Inventory Rising

Invetory Rising

March 2010 new and existing home sales were up according to the National Association of Realtors and the National Association of Home Builders as a result of the federal $8,000 and the $6,500 tax credits. Buyers must have signed a purchase contact... read more