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Take Advantage Of These Rates While They Last

“Quantitative Easing” is a euphemism – a made up word to position the activity of the Federal Reserve Bank as some kind of economically calming activity. A fiscal tranquilizer if you will. Whether you agree or disagree with the Fed…

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Existing Home Sales In September Rise

History is replete with the wonders of the West and the blossom still shines on the California rose. We have the Golden Gate, Hollywood, the Sierra Nevada and Big Sur. We have the Dodgers, Giants, 49ers and the Lakers. We…

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The Home Search Process

It’s no surprise that the number of people using the Internet to shop for real estate is steadily increasing. In a few short years, the online world has become an integral part of the real estate industry. Here are some…

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Building Contractors

Building contractors are smiling these days. And they have good reason. According to an article in the L A Times last week, sales of newly built homes in the U.S. climbed to their highest level in six years. The Commerce…

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How long?

How long will the Fed keep interest rates suppressed? This isn’t a political comment. It is widely known that Janet Yellen, and her predecessor Ben Bernanke, have kept interest rates artificially buried. There are reasons for this and theories about…

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Pending Home Sales Pick Up in July

We have just previewed an interesting videoed interview of Lawrence Yun, the Chief Economist of the National Association of Realtors. Yun predicts continued growth and appreciation in the real estate sector due to continued job growth and the Fed’s prolonged…

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