Monthly Archives: May 2012

Demand for Foreclosed Homes Triples

An interesting article pointing out an interesting trend.  In 2009, only 29% of home buyers would consider a foreclosed home.  In 2012, over 69% would consider a foreclosed home. We certainly see that trend here in the Northwoods. It seems … Continue reading

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Is Home Ownership Still a Part of the American Dream? Apparently So.

From REALTOR.com magazine. http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2012/05/30/home-ownership-still-american-dream?om_rid=AAD5Cj&om_mid=_BPxkg7B8jQImeg    

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Consumer Confidence on the Rise

Statistical evidence that consumer confidence is on the rise: http://www.dsnews.com/articles/job-expectations-raise-consumer-confidence-in-may-2012-05-25  

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Way Cool Pools!

An article from Zillow via Inman News looks at some out of this world pools for the unofficial start of summer. http://www.inman.com/news/2012/05/23/10-mind-blowing-indoor-pools?page=0%2C0

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Nationwide Home Sales Inch Up

http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2012/05/24/new-home-sales-inch-up-optimism-builds

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NAR, Capital Economics Point to Housing Recovery

The good news keeps coming.  Donald Driver wins “Dancing With the Stars” and data is pointing to the beginnings of a housing recovery. http://www.dsnews.com/articles/nar-data-points-to-recovery-2012-05-22  

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What does it take to get a loan today? A lot!

An article from the National Association of REALTORS. http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2012/05/22/what-does-it-take-get-loan-today-lot

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