Category Archives: Interest rates

To Buy or not to Buy…

Operation Twist is the economic policy from the FED:  at their last official meeting in August, the policy making committee decided to keep interest rates low until 2013 … This is good news for buyers… There is a time window … Continue reading

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Facts and numbers to keep perspective!

Some people have compared the current financial turbulence to the 1930’s and other ‘black days’. Some facts to know: More than 1000 banks closed in 1930 – only 14 U.S. banks have been taken over in 2008 There are 76 … Continue reading

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Yep, he did it again!

Mr. Bernanke is a very busy man nowadays. Working weekends to make the J.P. Morgan Chase & Co/Bear Stearns Cos deal happen and a 1/4 point rate cut this Sunday is unprecedented. And then yesterday an other rate cut for … Continue reading

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Buyers beware

So you got pre-approved for a loan a few months ago and are home shopping on your leisure. Inventory is high (this morning we had 3182 active listings in Sonoma County), you have reason to take your time. Just a … Continue reading

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Do you know a VET?

TheVeteran’sAdministration http://www.homeloans.va.gov/ offers vets great opportunities to purchase homes. Do you know a vet? or you a vet? If so, call me and find out how you can qualify with little or no down on VA programs. Let me do … Continue reading

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