• Real estate

    Posted on January 26th, 2006

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    Some mortgage rate history

    Here’s one of those "back in the day when I walked 10 miles to school in the snow" stories. Yes, we’re concerned about mortgage rate hikes, but consider this little bit of history. The following is a list of 30 year fixed rates over the past several years. As you can see, we’re really not […]

  • Real estate

    Posted on January 8th, 2006

    Written by ed

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    Dustin’ off my crystal ball for ’06

    Ok, so it’s 2006 now, and a question I hear all the time is: "What’s the market going to do in the next year?"  Well, lots (how’s that for scientific?).  Actually, it’s kind of simple economics. Buyers now are more savvy. As such, sellers will need to set expectations properly, and NOT assume that their […]