Monthly Archives: June 2012

Celeb Real Estate: Mike Love and Ryan Phillippe

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30-year mortgage rate holds at record 3.66 percent

WASHINGTON – The average U.S. rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage stayed this week at the lowest level on record. Cheap mortgages have helped drive a modest housing recovery and could give the broader economy a jolt at a time when … Continue reading

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Reverse mortgages confuse elderly, report finds

More Americans are getting reverse mortgages — and that’s not a good thing, according the government’s consumer finance watchdog. It warned that the program could cost some seniors extra cash or even their homes. Original post by msnbc.com: Real estate

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Reverse mortgages confuse elderly, reports finds

More Americans are getting reverse mortgages — and that’s not a good thing, according the government’s consumer finance watchdog. It warned that the program could cost some seniors extra cash or even their homes. Original post by msnbc.com: Real estate

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Chat transcript: Housing recovery is long way off

For those of you lamenting the heydays of the housing market, it may be time to leave the past behind. Original post by msnbc.com: Real estate

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Pending home sales match two-year high

Here’s yet another sign that the housing market may be coming back. Contracts to purchase previously owned homes matched a two-year high in May. Original post by msnbc.com: Real estate

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Your house is blocking my view … here’s $4.2 million

Homeowners in the San Francisco Bay Area wanted to see the water and the Golden Gate Bridge from their house, but a neighbor’s place blocked the view. The solution? Buy the house for $4.2 million. Then destroy it. NBC Bay … Continue reading

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Home prices rise again, but is it an illusion?

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Former Md. monastery hits market for $32 million

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Home prices up for third straight month

While the rest of the economy struggles with sluggish consumer spending and a stalled job market, data recently has been showing housing on the upswing. Prices for single-family homes rose for the third consecutive month. Original post by msnbc.com: Real … Continue reading

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