Monthly Archives: August 2014

LinkedIn: Basics that Lead to Business

LinkedIn is THE social media platform where business people congregate, network, share resources, and promote themselves to find new opportunities or to gain sales leads. For those in the real estate industry, LinkedIn is an excellent place to establish yourself … Continue reading

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Networking Remains Effective and Essential

People like to buy from other people they know and like. It’s just that simple. That is why face-to-face networking remains so powerful, despite the rapid growth of more impersonal, electronic communication.  As new home buyers enter the market, they … Continue reading

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Mid-year Housing Report: Refinances down… modification interest rates up

At the beginning of 2014, experts made predictions on what the state of the housing market would be in the coming year. We visit those predictions to see how they stack up against what’s really occurred and what may yet … Continue reading

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At the Halfway Point – Midyear Mortgage Update

1. Mortgage rates haven’t risen as predicted and may not this year.  It was expected that with the easing of Federal Reserve purchases of mortgage-backed securities and U.S. Treasuries as well as the housing recovery that interest rates would rise … Continue reading

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