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Full Service Move vs. Portable Moving Container - which Is Better?

RISMEDIA, April 22, 2009-Many consumers are turning to portable moving containers as an alternative to full service moving providers, but is it the best option? Usually a container is dropped off in the driveway and you have a period of time to pack and load your own belongings. When the items are loaded, drivers pick up the container and transport it to your new home where you unload and unpack. This ...

Where to Get Foreclosure Help

With all the dubious assistance programs and out-right scams preying on home owners facing foreclosure, it can be difficult to find legitimate help.Here's a list of programs that are either operated by the U.S. government or have its seal of approval: To find a counselor, contact the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) at (800) 569-4287 or (877) 483-1515, or go to www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/hccprof14.cfm ...

New home sales show signs of revival

Despite a decline in March, the annual rate remains above what economists expect after an even stronger than originally reported February. By Ben Rooney, CNNMoney.com staff writer Last Updated: April 24, 2009: 10:44 AM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Sales of newly constructed homes slipped in March, after an increase the month before that was even bigger than originally reported, according to a government ...
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(Video): Rio Rancho Home Sales Report March 2009

March home sales in Rio Rancho were up 154% over February, 2009 as reported by the Southwest Multiple Listing Service. As real estate is local, not all parts of town or price ranges benefited equally. Keep you finger on the pulse of local home sales with this monthly video report...      

WSJ VIDEO: Now Is The Time For First Time Buyers

From The Wall Street Journal: With mortgage rates at record lows and the $8,000 first-time home-buyer credit set to expire Nov. 30, Ronald Phipps, first vice president of the National Association of Realtors, explains to Kelsey Hubbard why now is a good time to enter the housing market.

1st QTR 2008 & 2009 RECAP for Greater Albuquerque Area Prices and Sales

Class R1 (Existing Single-Family Detached) Class R1 2009 2008 % of Change Class R-1                    2009                  2008                      ...

Trump's Advice for Today's Economy: Buy Real Estate

By ALICE GOMSTYN and JOELLE ZARCONE  April 14, 2009  Donald Trump has never been shy about offering his opinions or advice. Whether it's how to manage finances and money, or confronting a celebrity, the real-estate mogul and reality-TV star seems eager to let people know just what's on his mind. These days, what's on Trump's mind is real estate: more specifically, buying it. Echoing what ...

FRESH PERSPECTIVE ON THE ADVANTAGES OF HOMEOWNERSHIP

BEYOND THE BANK: COLDWELL BANKER LEGACY OFFERS FRESH PERSPECTIVE ON THE ADVANTAGES OF HOMEOWNERSHIP Top Six Personal, Social and Emotional Benefits Highlighted For many people, owning a home marks a significant step on the path to achieving the "American Dream."  But recent news headlines surrounding the current economy and housing market have caused some potential homebuyers to sit on the ...

Survey: Americans Still Eager to Buy

Nearly 25 percent of adults say they plan to purchase a home in the next five years and half of those (53.5 percent) will be first-time home buyers, according to a survey commissioned by Move Inc., operator of Realtor.com.More than 18 percent cite the $8,000 tax credit as a motivating factor. Potential home buyers with higher incomes are more interested in the tax credit than those in lower income ...

A Record Low for Mortgage Rates, Again

Just one week after 30-year mortgage rates fell to a record low of 4.85 percent, the average dropped even further to 4.78 percent this week, Freddie Mac reported. Refinancing activity has picked up because of the low rates, and the Mortgage Bankers Association says approximately 80 percent of mortgage applications came from borrowers seeking to refinance.Source: Boston Globe (04/03/09)
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