Archives: 2011 June

Pending Home Sales Unexpectedly Spike In May

June 30th, 2011, No Comments

According to data from the National Association of REALTORS, the Pending Home Sales Index smashed analyst expectations, jumping 8 percent on a monthly basis in May.

The Market in Carroll Gardens

June 29th, 2011, No Comments

Here is the latest realtime real estate data for Carroll Gardens and Red Hook for the the week of June 24, 2011.

Home Values Climb 0.8 Percent In April

June 29th, 2011, No Comments

Maybe homes are holding value better than we thought.

How’s The Market in Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill?

June 24th, 2011, No Comments

How’s the market in Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill? Here is the latest realtime real estate data, compiled this week.

A Simple Explanation Of The Federal Reserve Statement (June 22, 2011 Edition)

June 22nd, 2011, No Comments

Wednesday, the Federal Open Market Committee voted to leave the Fed Funds Rate unchanged within its current target range of 0.000-0.250 percent. The vote was 10-0 — the fourth straight unanimous vote for the nation’s Central Bank.

How To Clean Outdoor Furniture : Resin, Wood And Metal

June 20th, 2011, No Comments

This week marks the official start of Summer. If your home’s outdoor area has furniture on it, you’ll want to make sure that furniture is clean.

Mortgage Rates Surge On May Retail Sales Figures

June 16th, 2011, No Comments

Retail Sales rose for the 11th straight month in May. Excluding cars and auto parts, sales receipts climbed to $322 billion last month. It’s an all-time high and another example of the U.S. economy’s resiliency.

Sunset Park: The latest data

June 14th, 2011, No Comments

How’s the market in Sunset Park? This is the most recent real estate market data for this neighborhood. It includes the latest median price, price per square foot, inventory and days on market metrics.

Is This The Start Of A Refi Boom? Mortgage Rates Fall For 8 Straight Weeks.

June 14th, 2011, No Comments

Mortgage rates have dropped 8 weeks in a row. Not even last year’s Refi Boom produced an 8-week winning streak. This season’s streak is historic.

Temporary Conforming Loan Limits Expire September 30, 2011

June 8th, 2011, No Comments

If you live in a high-cost area, keep an eye on your calendar. Effective October 1, 2011, temporary conforming loan limits will be lowered nationwide. Perhaps by as much as 14 percent.

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