Monthly Archives: December 2012

Economic Update 12-31-2012

  In the News Retail sales rose 0.7% for the week ending December 22, according to the ICSC-Goldman Sachs index. On a year-over-year basis, retailers saw sales increase 3.2%. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city housing price index — on a … Continue reading

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5 Real Estate Trends to Look For in 2013

A great read for anyone who’s interesting in buying a home or selling their current house and moving up! Great for the real estate professionals as well. by THE KCM CREW on DECEMBER 27, 2012 ·  Predicting trends during volatile economic times in American … Continue reading

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Mortgage-Bond Sales Soar on Fed’s Refinance Push

If you currently owe more than your home is worth or if you have an interest rate over 5% now is a great time to start investigating your refinance options! In the past year I have been able to help … Continue reading

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New Home Sales Up 15.3% Over Last Year, Inventories Continue Decline

Pending Sales Up = Lower Inventory = Higher Prices! How much longer can you afford to wait? Learn more about home ownership TODAY! Message me on FB and receive a FREE copy of “Eight Steps to Buying Your New Home”. … Continue reading

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Monitoring Your Online Reputation

  Your online reputation stems from how people perceive you based on online references about your character, business, personal activities, social media posts, etc. Negative comments about you or your business published online can be damaging, so the first step … Continue reading

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The Reasons People Move [INFOGRAPHIC]

by THE KCM CREW on DECEMBER 28, 2012 · 0 COMMENTS

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Pending Home Sales Highest Since 2010 Tax Credit Expiration

Dec 28 2012, 10:22AM The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) Pending Home Sales Index reached the highest level seen in two and a half years in November after posting its third consecutive monthly increase.  The previous recent high was in April 2010 … Continue reading

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