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Recession Easier To Bear Here

From www.ABQJournal.com By Michael Hartranft    Wednesday, 17 June 2009 Albuquerque is weathering the nation's economic downturn better than 85 percent of the nation's 100 largest metropolitan areas, a new economic report says. The Duke City is ranked 15th among metro areas with populations of 500,000 or more for strongest economic performance during the recession, ...

Realtors® Join Business Roundtable in Calling for Renewed Focus on Housing Stabilization

Washington, June 10, 2009 The following is a statement by National Association of Realtors® President Charles McMillan: "NAR and our 1.2 million members applaud the Business Roundtable for its sound policy recommendations put forth to reinvigorate our nation's housing market. The proposal they announced today is consistent with the recommendations NAR has advocated and reflects the critical need ...

Promising Legislation for Housing Market on the Horizon

Isakson continues push to stimulate housing market Submitted by the office of Sen. Isakson June 10, 2009 05:35 pm- WASHINGTON - Drawing on more than three decades of experience in the real estate industry, U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today introduced legislation to invigorate housing demand and to boost the economy by expanding the first-time homebuyer tax credit passed by Congress earlier ...

Stimulus funding for Paseo del Volcan approved

By Jimmy CurrierObserver staff writer Rio Rancho city officials have talked for months about the importance of extending Paseo del Volcan from Iris Road to US 550.Wednesday night, the city council approved a resolution to accept federal money to complete the project. Councilors Mike Williams, Patty Thomas, Steve Shaw, Larry Naranjo and Kathy Colley voted to accept the American Recovery and Reinvestment ...

ABQ Makes another Top 10 List-US News and World Report Best Places to Live

Best Places to Live 2009 U.S. News looked at areas with strong economies, low living costs, and plenty of fun things to do By Luke Mullins Posted June 8, 2009 With the decade winding to a close, Americans have grown increasingly reluctant to gas up their moving vans. Last year, the Census Bureau's national mover rate-which represents the percentage of Americans 1 year and older who moved within ...

Low Interest Rates and the Current Economic Climate have Impacted the Mortgage Process

Interest rates have fluctuated around historic lows and are still at unbelievable lows. But they may not stay that way for long. So it makes sense to get moving on that home purchase or refinance you've been contemplating. But if you or if someone you know is making the move to take advantage of the low home loan rates to be had right now, there are a few things to be aware of. With interest rates ...

Moving Tips for the Busiest Moving Month of the Year—June

RISMEDIA, June 9, 2009-When moving, many people are faced with weighing the options-should they hire movers or pack themselves? What are the benefits of doing either? What do most people forget when packing up and moving? How can you save money when moving? From FlatRate Movers, a nationwide leader in moving and storage, here are some tips to keep in mind: Order boxes and moving supplies early so ...

Jim Cramer: Buy A House Now

  Calls Housing Bottom

Pending Home Sales Up for Three Months in a Row

RISMEDIA, June 2, 2009-Record low mortgage interest rates boosted pending home sales for the third consecutive month, with some benefit now from the first-time buyer tax credit, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on contracts signed in April, rose 6.7% to 90.3 from a reading of 84.6 in March, and is 3.2% above April ...
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