Monthly Archives: September 2010

Joe's Monday Morning Real Estate Update Blog



How is this economy shaping up? We know that jobless claims are still high and unemployment is over 9 percent. And RealtyTrac's latest foreclosure survey shows that foreclosure filings are still on the rise, up 4 percent in August.



Fixed-Rate Mortgages Unchanged While ARMs Are Mixed



Freddie Mac today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS). The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rate and the 15-year fixed-rate were unchanged; shorter-term rates were mixed.



Sell Your Home Faster, Give Your Cabinets a New Look



As the fall season sets in and the weather gets colder, it's just another reason to spend more time in the kitchen cooking up warming soups and maybe some hot cider. But no matter which season, kitchens and great rooms tend to be very popular for homeowners and, of course, buyers.



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Joe Wathen