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Real Estate Agent - CENTURY 21 Bill Nye Realty, Inc.
Real estate news, opinion, and listings from Zephyrhills, Pasco County, Florida and the west central region of Florida in general. Licensed in Florida.

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2010 

Today, 9/30/10,  Freddie Mac reported that the average mortgage interest rate for 30 year fixed-rate mortgages was 4.32% (4.37% in the southeast), down from 4.37% a week ago. The average interest rate for 15 year fixed-rate mortgages was 3.75%, down from 3.82% last week. A year ago the 30 year r...
09/30/2010
Today, 9/23/10,  Freddie Mac reported that the average mortgage interest rate for 30 year fixed-rate mortgages was 4.37% (4.38% in the southeast), unchanged from 4.37% a week ago. The average interest rate for 15 year fixed-rate mortgages was 3.82%, also unchanged from 3.82% last week. A year ag...
09/23/2010
If for just one minute the sellers would put themselves in the buyers' shoes they would understand. But they almost never do. I have to laugh sometimes when I have listed a home and am also helping the sellers look for their next home. When they are playing the role of a seller they are completel...
09/22/2010
I am pleased to announce that my Dad has told me that the flea market that started operating last year is now again open after a summer vacation. It is located in pretty much the same spot as it was last year. It is on Chancey Road, just a bit to the East of US 301 and Rt 39 (Paul Buchman Highwa...
09/21/2010
This false rumor has been out there for ages and the National Association of REALTORS addressed it specifically along time ago. It was even "spread" on AR by a member with a very specific political agenda. I am surprised that agents have still not received the word about this rumor. The vast maj...
09/20/2010
Several months ago I started hearing talk of new scam plan out there where younger people were getting text messages from supposed "friends" telling them that they had been arrested, in an accident, taken ill, or some other catastrophe. The "friend" then asked the recipient of the message to wir...
09/20/2010
This 2 bedrrom/1.5 bath home is located on Newcomb Avenue in the Zephyr Shores subdivision, just to the west of Zephyrhills, Florida. After purchasing this home just a few years ago, its current owner has redone much of its interior to give it some flair and a modern feel. It is being sold compl...
09/18/2010
Today, 9/16/10,  Freddie Mac reported that the average mortgage interest rate for 30 year fixed-rate mortgages was 4.37% (4.37% in the southeast), up from 4.35% a week ago. The average interest rate for 15 year fixed-rate mortgages was 3.82%,  down from 3.83% last week. A year ago the 30 year ra...
09/16/2010
Posted courtesy of John Elwell - REALTOR at CENTURY 21 Bill Nye Realty, Inc. 813-783-4444 or jelwell1@tampabay.rr.com
09/15/2010
Two weeks ago, at the start of September, we passed the halfway point of the 2010 hurricane season here in the Sunshine State. The season runs from June 1st to November 30th of each year. So far we have had no major storms at all. A few states to our north were not as lucky a week or so ago. We h...
09/13/2010
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