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11 Cities Where Homes Sold the Fastest in March – by Realtor.org

I don’t see Houston on this list, but here are the 11 cities where homes sold the fastest in March:

  1. Oakland
  2.  San Francisco
  3.  Denver
  4.  Iowa City
  5. Los Angeles-Long Beach
  6.  Stockton-Lodi Bakersfield
  7.  San Jose
  8.  Anchorage
  9.  Fresno
  10.  Tulsa

                       More details via Katy and Houston Area News and Events.

Housing Trends eNewsletter – April 2011

Here is this month’s Housing Trends eNewsletter, filled with U.S. Census Bureau key market indicators, consumer videos, blogs, a real estate glossary, mortgage rates and calculators, consumer articles, real estate radio, REALTOR.com local community reports and local and national real estate sales and price activity provided by local MLSs and the National Association of REALTORS®.

Housing Trends eNewsletter – April 2011


 
 
Margaret Zamanian
Prudential Gary Greene, REALTORS – Katy
Mobile: (713) 402-8265 Voicemail: (281) 646-1136
http://MargaretSellsHomesinKatyTX.com

http://www.har.com/MargaretZamanian

REALTOR® Magazine – Fannie Offers Closing Cost Help for REOs

 Fannie Mae is trying to lure more buyers to its foreclosure properties by offering to cover 3.5 percent in closing costs for home owners who close by June 30 on its HomePath properties.

Fannie’s HomePath program provides low down payment financing on REO property sales and has no requirements for mortgage insurance or appraisals. 

REALTOR® Magazine-Daily News-Fannie Offers Closing Cost Help for REOs.

This Week’s Real Estate Market Conditions Video Update – 04/11/2011

Here is this week’s market conditions’ video update, loaded with useful information:

Real Estate Market Conditions Video Update – April 11, 2011

NATIONAL
Real Estate Outlook: Jobs and Housing
Mortgage Moment
City Report: Liveability
The Numbers on Buying a House
Competitive Tips for Buyers
MORTGAGE ADVICE
Q&A
Homeownership and Taxes
Should I accept this offer?
Before listing for sale
Spring gardening tips
Pricing a home to sell
GET YOUR HOME SOLD!

Real Estate Market Conditions Video Update – 04-04-2011

Listen to this week’s market conditions’ video update:

via Margarets Real Estate and Katy Events Blog.

NATIONAL NEWS
     Real Estate Outlook:  Consumer Spending Increases
     Mortgage Moment
     City Report:  Newly-Built Sales
     Why Owning a Home Rocks
     Vacation Homes Hold Steady
MORTGAGE ADVICE
Q&A
     Homeownerships and Taxes
     Should I Accept this offer?
     Before listing for sale
     Spring Garden Tips
     Pricing a Home to Sell
GET YOUR HOME SOLD!

What 6 cities are better for buying then renting?

What 6 cities are better for buying then renting?

REALTOR® Magazine-Daily News-Top 6 Cities Where Buying Is Better Than Renting.

REALTOR® Magazine-Daily News-Buyers Ready to Snatch Bargains This Spring

Bargain prices on housing combined with low interest rates below 5 percent may bring the real estate market its busiest spring season in years, economists say.

Distressed sales continue to put downward pressure on home prices, which may lure more buyers off the fence and ready to snag a deal during the typical prime-time buying season.

Read more:

REALTOR® Magazine-Daily News-Buyers Ready to Snatch Bargains This Spring.

Finance Blog – Real Estate: Consider A Lease With An Option To Buy When You Can’t Sell Your Home

Finance Blog – Real Estate: Consider A Lease With An Option To Buy When You Can’t Sell Your Home.

“If you’re seeing more people in your local real estate market looking to rent rather than buy, and you need to move, you might consider leasing your home and giving the tenant an option to buy your property at a later date. Using a lease/option could be particularly helpful if you’ve already bought another home or have moved out of the home.”

Housing Trends eNewsletter – Local and National – 3/15/2011

Welcome to this month’s Housing Trends eNewsletter!

Housing Trends eNewsletter is filled with local and national real estate sales and price activity provided by MLSs and the National Association of Realtors, U.S. Census Bureau key market indicators, consumer videos, blogs, real estate glossary, mortgage rates and calculators, consumer articles, and REALTOR.com local community reports.

via Tuesday, March 15Housing Trends eNewsletter.

Real Estate Market Conditions Video Update – March 14, 2011

Real Estate Market Conditions Video Update – March 14, 2011
NATIONAL NEWS:
National market outlook: Good News Across the Nation
Mortgage Moment
City Report: Affordability
Before Listing for Sale
Spring Gardening Tips

MORTGAGE ADVICE
Q&A
GET YOUR HOME SOLD!

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