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Federal Reserve Decision Day

March 15, 2011 News

Today the Federal Reserve will issue its statement on interest rate policy.  No doubt with what is happening in Japan, the decision will be interest rate friendly.  There is no question in my mind that the Fed will do all it can to help housing by being accomodative and lend support to this important part […]

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Florida Keys Local Event

March 9, 2011 News

Good Morning and hope all of you are having a great start to the day.  Here in the Florida Keys the weather is outstanding.  Temps are in the mid 70’s, sky clear as a bell and the sun is bright and warm.  This weekend is the famous Middle Keys Seafood Festival.  This event is a […]

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Florida Keys Fishing Report

February 23, 2011 News

Well we are off to the races regarding offshore and inshore action.  In the blue water some beautiful LARGE Cobia have showed up in front. Some great big “Mambos” are out there just waiting for you. The sailfish bite has been great.  The blackfin tuna have been a little picky of late, but when you can find them […]

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Florida Keys Real Estate Update

February 15, 2011 Real Estate Reports

Well here we are…….smack dab in the middle of our real estate season here in the Florida Keys.  Many out there are wondering what is happening down south with property prices.  Well I am seeing a mixed bag.  Prices seem to be firming, however, there still are some sellers having to sell.  Net ……net, one […]

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Interest Rates and Indicators

February 4, 2011 News

It looks like the bottom may be in on the long term interest rate front.  Both Treasuries and Mortgage rates have been steadily marching up.  The Federal Reserve clearly indicated that their current policy is geared towards keeping rates low while stimulating the economy.  Well, the $69 question ….. is the Fed failing in their own mandate?  […]

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Mortgage Interest Rates Increase

December 14, 2010 News

Mortgage interest rates have been increasing over the past 2 weeks.  If a person wants to keep track of where mortgage rates are going, one needs only to keep an eye on the 30 year treasury bond.  The 30 year Treasury bond and the 30 year fixed rated mortgage are highly correlated as the maturities […]

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