Archive for December, 2010

The Coolest Houses of 2010 : HGTV FrontDoor Real Estate

Friday, December 31st, 2010

The Coolest Houses of 2010 : HGTV FrontDoor Real Estate

Where are interest rates heading?

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Michele Lerner, author of Homebuying: Tough Times, First Time, Any Time, says: ▪ Mortgage rates will stay low. Even with rates climbing — maybe to as high as 6 percent by 2012 — they are still well below where they have been historically.

Take a Peek at What Nearby Towns Are Doing – Maplewood, NJ Patch

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Take a Peek at What Nearby Towns Are Doing – Maplewood, NJ Patch

If you are going to buy a home with a mortgage, you shoud read this!

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Questions You SHOULD Be Asking Your Lender by Dean Hartman on December 30, 2010 · 0 comments in For Buyers  Share We have run this post before but want to make sure you still are asking the right questions of your loan officer. Here is a great list from Dean.  – The KCM CrewMore and more, consumers […]

First Night 2011 Aims to Be the Best Night in Maplewood/South Orange

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

First Night Aims to Be the Best Night The family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration is moving to South Orange Middle School this year — with fireworks at Floods Hill. By Mary Mann | Following  Section Sponsored By <a href=’http://adserver.adtechus.com/adlink/3.0/5305.1/1648780/0/-1/ADTECH;grp=[group];alias=ox-maplewood-slot7;size=300×120;target=_blank;loc=300′ target=’_blank’> <img border=’0′ height=’120′ src=’http://adserver.adtechus.com/adserv/3.0/5305.1/1648780/0/-1/ADTECH;grp=[group];alias=ox-maplewood-slot7;size=300×120;target=_blank;loc=300′ width=’300′ /> </a> First Night Maplewood/South Orange may be hitting its […]

A time to buy; 2011 marks the year for positive change!

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

2011: The Year a House Again Becomes a Home Posted: 29 Dec 2010 04:00 AM PST For almost a decade now, every time we talked about real estate we immediately discussed money. We didn’t talk about the value of a home but instead about the price of the house. We didn’t worry about a roof over […]

Home Sales Hold Their Ground-Are we about to turn the corner?

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

Home Sales Hold Their GroundAccording to Jeffrey Otteau, home sales have continued to run below last year’s pace since the expiration of the homebuyer tax credits last April.  However, a pattern of stability is beginning to emerge.  Following an average 27% decline in home purchase activity–rate of sales–from May through October, sales were off by […]

Big Dog Little Dog vs the Snow Dawg

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

http://maplewood.patch.com/articles/big-snowfall-presents-tall-order-for-short-dogs?ncid=M255

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Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

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mortgage rates dropping back a bit as of 12/27

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

30 Yr FRM 4.90% -0.02% 15 Yr FRM 4.29% 0.02% FHA 30 Year 4.78% -0.05% Jumbo 30 Year 5.88% -0.04% 5/1 Yr ARM 3.96% -0.02%