Monthly Archives: May 2013

REAL ESTATE NEWS: THE GOOD AND THE NOT SO GOOD

Today’s Friday Facts is a mix of good and not-so-good news: GOOD NEWS Realtor magazine reports that foreclosures continue to fall by big numbers.  The number of Americans in the foreclosure process has fallen almost 25% in the past year.  … Continue reading

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Reintroducing our YouTube Channel

It’s been an exciting couple weeks here at Real Estate Associates. We unveiled our new logo, continue to sell at a torrid pace and (finally) resolved our shortage of signs. We also launched a TV campaign and revamped our YouTube … Continue reading

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All about Mortgages: Friday Facts 524

Rates are great, but getting a mortgage isn’t easy: RIS Media notes that FHFA is limiting Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loan purchasers to “Qualified Mortgages”.  Beginning on January 10, 2014, they will not purchase a loan that is subject … Continue reading

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Don’t Do This if You Want A Sale

CASH PURCHASES RISE, HOMEOWNERSHIP RATE FALLS, DONT DO THIS IF YOU WANT A SALE FRIDAY FACTS May 17, 2013 From RIS Media:  All cash purchases, many of which are made by investors, made up 32% of sales nationally in March … Continue reading

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Cape Cod and Islands MLS stats for April 2013

SUMMARY: Bourne and Falmouth totals down Mashpee up CC&IMLS STATISTICS APRIL 2013 (PDF for download)

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When’s the best time to purchase household items?

From an article in Realty Times, here are the best months to purchase household items: January: Furniture, new flooring, and bedding and linens February: Air conditioners and older model televisions that will soon be moving out for newer models March: … Continue reading

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