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Archive for August, 2015

Have Real Estate Prices Stalled?

Have Real Estate Prices Stalled?

Not only have rising stock prices come to a halt on Wall Street, the same may also be true with real estate prices. While decidedly less visible than the abrupt stock-market losses seen worldwide during the past week or so, there is growing evidence that home values have slowed and in some cases declined. Just […]

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Wall Street, Mortgage Rates & The Web Of Debt

Wall Street, Mortgage Rates & The Web Of Debt

Wall Street is in the midst of the steep sell-off as this is written, but if you look at the world of mortgage rates things are not only looking good they’re looking better than they did a few weeks ago. The yield for 10-year Treasury securities is now below 2 percent for the first time […]

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Real Estate: What Makes A Quitclaim Deed Dangerous?

Real Estate: What Makes A Quitclaim Deed Dangerous?

Can you explain the good and bad of a “quitclaim” deed? I have successful, adult children. I am older, single, with a small mortgage on my home. Is a quitclaim best for my heirs and me, or not? Answer: When it comes to real estate it’s important to know who owns what. With a quitclaim […]

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