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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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