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Mortgage Rates Fall For the Fifth Consecutive Week – Lowest Level Scince Feb 2008

WASHINGTON – Sept. 19, 2008 – Rates on 30-year mortgages dropped sharply again this week, falling to the lowest level in seven months, as rates continue to decline following the government’s dramatic takeover of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Freddie Mac reported Thursday that its

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$7,500 Tax Credit Available For First Time Buyers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Sept. 18, 2008 – Two big-ticket purchases are coming up for Spencer Craven and his fiancee. They’re buying a townhome and having a wedding. Which will cost them more this year? “Oh, I don’t know,” Craven said with a laugh. “I’ll let you know

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You May Be Overpaying For Flood Coverage

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – St. Johns County resident Charlene Walls paid her expensive flood insurance premium for years without questioning whether it was too high. After all, her home is in a subdivision close to Cunningham Creek and the St. Johns River. Flood insurance is a price she’s

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Housing Provisions Bill Would Help Veterans if Passed

WASHINGTON – Sept. 15, 2008 – The U.S. House passed H.R. 6832, the Veterans Construction and Extension Act of 2008, in a bipartisan effort on Sept. 11, a move praised by the National Association of Realtors (NAR). “As leading advocates for housing issues, Realtors have a long

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Orlando Visitors Generate $31.1 Billion

Visitors to Orlando generated $31.1 billion for the local economy in 2007, according to a new economic impact study by Global Insight Inc. In 2007, visitation increased by 2%, from 47.8 million visitors in 2006 to 48.7 million in 2007, while visitor spending grew 4.7% from $29.7

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Autumn is a Great Time to Buy

ORLANDO, Fla. – Sept. 10, 2008 – This fall could be a particularly great time for first-time buyers or those who have been out of the market for at least three years to jump in, say a variety of real estate professionals. Here are the reasons why:

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Near-Term Home Sales to Stay in Narrow Range

WASHINGTON – Sept. 10, 2008 – The level of home sales is expected to show little movement in the months ahead, according to the latest projections by the National Association of Realtors (NAR). The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on contracts signed in July,

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Credit Errors Need Personal Effort to Repair

CHICAGO – Sept. 9, 2008 – Mike Ferrara wants to buy a house in a few months and is worried that mistakes on his credit report will keep him from obtaining the loan he will need. His concern is legitimate. You’d think with a credit score of

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Florida Homes Not so Expensive vs Western States

A lot may be said about home prices in Florida, but when Coldwell Banker decided to compare the state with the rest of the nation, Florida is pretty much in the middle of the pack. The most affordable homes in Florida are located in Ormond Beach at

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Set the Stage For a Sale

Simple fixes and staging practices can focus buyers’ attention in the right places and keep them from getting sidetracked by personal items in the home. Here are some staging suggestions from Deborah Ehrlich-Layne of Tampa, Fla.-based Staging Plus, Handyman Matters, and HGTV’s show, “The Stagers.” Eliminate countertop

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