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Archive for July, 2016

Real Estate: Is A Bubble Coming?

Real Estate: Is A Bubble Coming?

Are we facing a housing bubble? After all, as of June existing home prices have risen for 52 straight months according to the National Association of Realtors. You have to wonder how long such a streak can continue. According to Realtor.com, ‚Äúsome folks these days are beginning to wonder whether the U.S. is seeing another […]

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Mortgages Rates Slump For The Summer

Mortgages Rates Slump For The Summer

Mortgage rates have slumped this summer in a way that should elate borrowers. Alternatively, a lot of lenders and Fed officials no doubt wonder how it’s possible that mortgage rates went from 4.09 percent a year ago to a meager 3.42 percent in the past week according to Freddie Mac. It’s not just that mortgage […]

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Mortgage Rates: Can They Go Lower?

Mortgage Rates: Can They Go Lower?

Can mortgage rates go lower? Not an 8th of a percent here and there, but really lower, say in the 2 percent range or lower still? The Wall Street Journal argues that banks are doing everything possible to stave off reduced rates and that mortgage costs should actually be lower. “Banks,” says the paper, “have […]

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48 Hours In Pensacola

48 Hours In Pensacola

You could say that Pensacola is an old southern town but that would be an understatement. The first European settler was Tristan De Luna, a Spanish explorer who arrived in 1559, more than 200 years before the Declaration of Independence was signed. A lot has happened since De Luna first marched ashore and today visitors […]

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