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2011 

Washington, DC, December 29, 2011 Pending home sales continued to gain in November and reached the highest level in 19 months, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, increased 7.3 percent to 100.1 ...
12/30/2011
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Consumer sentiment stayed on an upswing, improving for the fourth straight month, according to data released Thursday from the University of Michigan and Thomson Reuters. A gauge of consumer sentiment hit 69.9 in the final reading for December compared with 64.1 in Nove...
12/27/2011
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Happy holidays, homebuyers! You just got a very nice present. Mortgage rates have hit record lows, with the interest rate on a 30-year, fixed-rate loan, the most popular choice of homebuyers, averaging 3.91% this week, according to Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage Market Surv...
12/27/2011
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Home building spiked up in November to the strongest level in almost two years, as record-low mortgage rates and a surge in apartment and condo construction lifted activity. Housing starts shot up to an annual rate of 685,000 in the month, up 9.3% from October and 24.3% hig...
12/27/2011
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The modest housing market winning streak continued as the Census Bureau reported Friday that sales of new homes rose again in November to an annualized rate of 315,000. That was up 1.6% compared with the revised October rate of 310,000 and 9.8% higher than November 2010. The...
12/27/2011
12/14/2011
Despite historic problems plaguing the U.S. housing market such as tumbling values, record foreclosures and tight credit for buyers, a new Yahoo! Real Estate survey of current and aspiring homeowners indicates that owning a home is still a major part of the American dream.     But, unlike bullish...
12/13/2011
Once you’ve reached the last month of the tax year, your options are limited to minimize your income taxes. But there are a few things that could still be done, so don’t give up hope. For example, you could double up your real estate taxes by prepaying next year’s tax during December. Doing this ...
12/12/2011
Maine Real Estate Maine Real Estate Statistics Presented by Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty Maine Real Estate ”Supply of Inventory” for the past Year Inventory of Single Family Homes Drops 11% over 2010   The Maine Real Estate market has seen a significant improvement compared to...
12/09/2011
Maine Real Estate Maine Real Estate Statistics Presented by Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty Maine Real Estate ”Under Contract” for the past Year A 13% Increase in Single Family Homes Under Contract     The Maine Real Estate market has seen a significant improvement compared to th...
12/09/2011
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