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Eco-friendly Kitchen Features That Won’t Break the Bank

Eco-friendly Kitchen Features That Won't Break the Bank Eco-friendly features are all the rage today as homeowners commit to living greener lives. But for those looking to reduce their carbon footprint, where do you begin? For many, the answer is the kitchen. The central hub of the...

December Mortgage Rate Round Up

December Real Estate Mortgage Roundup Freddie Mac's results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® shows that " The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rate saw little change again this week and averaged just 3.9% during 2019, the fourth lowest annual average since 1971 when Freddie Mac started its weekly survey. Heading...

Monthly Trivia Answers – January 2020

A. The snack commonly referred to as "potato chips" were originally called what? Answer: Saratoga Chips More information: Potato chips were originally referred to as "Saratoga chips" due to originating from Saratoga, New York in the late 19th Century.   B. How many referees are fielded during Division I...

Real Estate Market Update – December 2019

Real Estate Market Watch  -  December 2019 Active Listings/Current Inventory As of the end of December, there were a total of 1,639 homes on the market, a decrease of 5% from the previous month's end inventory of 1,722.  This represents a 5-month's supply of inventory, with a...

Real Estate Market Update – November 2019

Real Estate Market Watch – November 2019 Active Listings/Current Inventory As of the end of November, there were a total of 1,722 homes on the market, a decrease of 5% from the previous month's end inventory of 1,805.  This represents a 5-month's supply of inventory, with a...

Monthly Trivia Answers – December 2019

A. In Kentucky Derby, the horse age is limited to? Answer: 3 years B. Who is the only Hall of Fame quarterback that is left-handed? Answer: Steve Young More information: Steve Young, who is best known for leading the San Francisco 49ers from 1987 to 1999, is the only...

November 2019 Mortgage Round Up . . .

November Real Estate Roundup Freddie Mac's results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® shows that "The housing market continues to steadily gain momentum with rising home buyer demand and increased construction due to the strong job market, ebullient market sentiment and low mortgage rates. Residential real estate...

Wet Rooms – Why they may be the Perfect Solution . . .

The Inside Scoop on Wet Rooms It’s official: Wet rooms are a rising trend in luxury bathroom design. For years, they’ve been used as a solution when space was limited, but this style is increasingly being seen in high-end homes for many reasons. Before we dive...

Monthly Trivia Answers – November 2019

A. Which is the largest food and drink company in the world? Answer: Nestlé More information: Based in Switzerland, Nestlé is operational in 189 countries and reported revenues of approximately $80 billion in 2017. B. Which NFL team's name was inspired by a famous writer? Answer: Baltimore Ravens More information:...

October 2019 Mortgage Update

October Real Estate Mortgage Roundup Freddie Mac's results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® shows that "The outlook for a favorable resolution to the trade dispute between the U.S. and China is still unclear, introducing some volatility into financial markets and the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield. Mortgage...
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