February 2013 What's News in Real Estate

 

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Feb 22

Pay Your Mortgage Off Early and Save Money
Paying your mortgage off might sound as if it's a grand plan, particularly if you refinanced to a 30-year loan recently. However it's still a bright idea for homeowners to be seriously thinking how they can pay off their real estate mortgage; if not this year, then next year. Paying a mortgage off early can substantially save on interest when compared to making the regularly scheduled house payments over 15 to 30 years. Making the payments sooner reduces your cost for housing, freeing that money up, you still must pay homeowners insurance, property taxes, home repairs and maintenance. A few might make an argument to allocate more cash for investments in place of doing away with low-cost debt.. However homeowners nearing retirement age should be free of a mortgage.


Feb 20

Foreclosure Scams to be Aware of
What the majority of people desire the most is their cozy homes along with the company of their families. It takes years to build a dream home and load it with family's memories, however it takes only a few missed house payments to undo that dream. Foreclosure is a living nightmare of every homeowner. Here are a few essential steps necessary to prevent foreclosure along with ways to prevent becoming a foreclosure scam victim.   Foreclosure happens when you get behind in your house payments, thus leaving your lender with no choice but to foreclose on your home. 


Feb 19

Five Things You Should Never Put In Your Drain
It's staggering when you think that almost half of all sources of above ground water are contaminated by what you and I perform when at our homes. What we pour down the drain while inside our dwellings and allow to go down the outside storm drains all take a toll. Here are the biggest polluters along with five of the most common things you should never put down your drain.


Feb 16

Is Winter Stealing Money From Your Wallet?
Probably in October, homeowners throughout the country began resenting that often costly decision to turn the furnace on and raise the dial on the thermostat. When arrives in several regions it means chilly to freezing temperatures with, frost on roofs, and the threatening higher-than-normal energy bills.


Feb 15
Choosing the Right Kitchen Countertop
Finding the right counter surface for doesn't need to be a challenge. Here are a few helpful hints about the more popular materials for countertops. Although it may be tempting to select a countertop based upon looks alone, a the durability of the material, the maintenance and, of naturally, the cost are also essential issues to think about when making a choice for a kitchen redo. Homeowners should look at how they live before deciding upon a countertop surface, If there are three kids in the family and they make peanut butter & jelly sandwiches upon the counter each day, selecting the white granite might not be the best choice 
Feb 11
Technology has Literally Transitioned Real Estate
Real estate has been transformed from being an industrial society into a digital information age society, and now functioning in a state which is known as a "Perfect Storm." A number of factors that have contributed to this concept. Today consumers have online access to almost everything they need. While more and more data is being permanently transitioned to the internet, so have the expectations of real estate consumers. Technology is a tremendous influence on the major shift in overall expectations by consumers'. Just think about it: As little as five years ago when a prospective home buyer started their home-hunting search, he or she then would typically start this often lengthy ordeal
Feb 09

Jobs and Housing
How labor Impacts the Job Market and how it impacts the Housing Market Being under-employed, unemployed, or fear of losing your job is not easy. One of the earliest things most people do when they find themselves in one of these circumstances is tighten the strings and decrease their spending. Assuredly, the absolute last thing they may be thinking of is a major purchase such as a house which is just not a responsibility that the majority of people are disposed to take on when they confidence is missing in their financial strength.

 


Feb 07

Top Ten most beautiful homes in the world
Everywhere you go, it's hard to miss. Stores are loading up with heart-shaped bright read boxes containing candy while shelves full of greeting cards are overflowing with Valentine's day cards. Girls are getting dreamy anticipating prospects of receiving enormous torrent of love from boyfriends while boyfriends have already started worrying about celebrating Valentines Day in some way to keep her happy but not breaking their bank. Wives have begun expecting and husbands have forgotten, while shopkeepers are looking forward to a boost in profits for this new fiscal year. 


Feb 06
Best Times To Buy Household Items
Dollar TreeWhere you live is just little more than a vacant storage space if you didn't equip it with all the personal comforts that turn a house into a home, and this also takes money. However, you can fill your place with items you find at bargain prices when you time those purchases with traditional sales cycles and doesn't mean you should wait until Black Friday.
Feb 05
Three Who Brought Wall Street Down
Here's a glimpse at three former executives at Fannie Mae who brought Wall Street down. Franklin Raines, the Chairman and Fannie Mae Chief Executive Officer. Raines took a forced retirement from his Fannie Mae position when auditing uncovered acute irregularities in the accounting activities of Fannie Mae. Raines left is position using a "golden parachute with a value of more than $240 Million worth of benefits. The Federal Government filed a lawsuit against Raines as the extent of the accounting outrage came into focus.
Feb 03

Top 100 Best Selling Magazines. 
We live in a world today where we can get almost everything instantly. With the growing electronic information and knowledge on the internet, it isn't slowing the purchase of magazines down. Why? Because nothing is better than the enjoyment and satisfaction of reading a well written article and seeing inspired photography on a magazines pages. If you wish to read a magazine which informs, entertains, and provides great tips and advice and tips, 

Killing Lincoln
Abraham LincolnBill O'Reilly,  a Fox Cable anchor gives an account of one of the more gripping stories of American history-how a single gunshot permanently altered the nation forever. During the springtime of 1865, our Civil War finally ended after a long series of exceedingly bloody battles. The generous terms President Abraham Lincoln's gave Robert E. Lee's surrender were formulate to fulfill the dreams Lincoln had of healing a separated nation, while allowing former Confederates to return to American society. With a solitary man along with his gang of murderous accomplices, reaching high into the hierarchy of the United States government, were not placated.


Feb 01
Cutting Down Trash
No one really wants to play a role in our mounting landfills? We toss things away away daily that create the bulk of the trash we through out and they shouldn’t even going into our garbage bins. Here's my top ways to generate less trash and you can even get started today. Stop Shopping For Trash Do a double take before you buy things like food, bottles of water, paper plates in serving sizes for one person. Other options exist which generate less trash.

Probes into Mortgage Crisis
A new effort by the Obama Administration to investigate what triggered the national mortgage fiasco will focus upon matching up the many overlapping federal and state inquiries and holding those accountable whose transgressions led to the world wide financial crisis. A team consisting of 55 agents, attorneys, and analysts is being assembled to try and quickly to speed up ongoing probes and launch several new investigations into the high risk mortgage-backed securities which disintegrated, Justice Department representatives said on Thursday.


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