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Mortgage Rates in U.S. Dip in Early August

According to Freddie Mac most recent┬áPrimary Mortgage Market Survey, U.S. mortgage rates were mostly unchanged the first week of August 2018, but did ease up slightly. Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist, says mortgage rates have mostly drifted sideways...

Fed Survey: Home Price Growth Expectations Cool

Consumers expectations of home price growth cooled slightly in June while the percentage of consumers who think credit will become easier to access over the next year declined, according to the July 2018 Survey of Consumer Expectations, released Tuesday by the Federal...

Home Prices Soar While Buyer Demand Cools

The severe lack of housing inventory is being pegged as the cause for continuously increasing home prices and a slight decline in buyer demand, according to a pair of data reports released this morning. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA...

Tax Reform and Real Estate

It is well known that President Trump’s newly passed tax bill will greatly benefit corporations by cutting the corporate tax rate by fourteen percent. However, real estate investors also benefited from aspects of the bill. The preservation of the capital gains...

Traditional vs. E-Closing Settlement

The real estate closing process has always been a paper business.. traditionally. However, with recent legislation passing in states like Virginia and Montana, E-closings are becoming more popular across the country. Whether its a wet signing, hybrid closing, or an...

Settlement in the City, No Problem!

If you are looking to settle in the city of brotherly love, then let TS Executive Abstract handle your title insurance and settlement needs. Our settlement location at the Cira Centre provides an efficient workplace with great views of the city. HOMEBUYERS REALTORS...

November – Market Trends Report

As we begin to swing into the winter months, the Real Estate market remains hot in the Philadelphia region! With the median price up 9% on the year to $250,000 & average days on the market down 11% on the year. As more buyer’s hit the market this winter...