Monthly Archives: March 2012

Housing Is ‘Awakening From Hibernation,’ Freddie Says

This spring’s selling season may bring a different picture than those of recent years, according to mortgage giant Freddie Mac’s 2012 Economic Outlook report.  Go to Source The Iwaniw Team Residential Marketing Specialists @Avalar Atlantic Properties Direct: 856-318-9098 Cell: 856-404-5635 … Continue reading

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FHA Loan Apps Rise as Borrowers Try to Beat Fee Hikes

Mortgage applications for FHA loans soared 11 percent in one week, according to a new report.  Go to Source The Iwaniw Team Residential Marketing Specialists @Avalar Atlantic Properties Direct: 856-318-9098 Cell: 856-404-5635 http://www.iwaniw.com/ Like Us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SNJHomes

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Are GSEs Rethinking Mortgage Principal Write-downs?

The Federal Housing Finance Agency is reportedly analyzing the feasibility and cost of principal mortgage reductions on some loans, which would be a big reverse of course for the GSEs if they decide to adopt such a move.  Go to … Continue reading

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Study: Talking Over Phone No Longer Popular Way to Chat

More people say they don’t like to talk on the phone. They’d rather chat over text or e-mail, according to a new study. Go to Source The Iwaniw Team Residential Marketing Specialists @Avalar Atlantic Properties Direct: 856-318-9098 Cell: 856-404-5635 http://www.iwaniw.com/ … Continue reading

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Man Spray Paints Own Home With Expletives

Neighbors on a block in San Antonio, Texas, are outraged about a home owner who spray-painted colorfully worded graffiti across his own home. The city isn’t able to do anything about it, either.  Go to Source The Iwaniw Team Residential … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Be a Cemetery Neighbor?

Home buyers are beginning to see the advantages of living near a cemetery. Go to Source The Iwaniw Team Residential Marketing Specialists @Avalar Atlantic Properties Direct: 856-318-9098 Cell: 856-404-5635 http://www.iwaniw.com/ Like Us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SNJHomes

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Combat Deal-Killing Low Appraisals

About one in three real estate contracts were canceled in January, up from 9 percent the previous year. Lowball appraisals are most to blame, agents say.  Go to Source The Iwaniw Team Residential Marketing Specialists @Avalar Atlantic Properties Direct: 856-318-9098 … Continue reading

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Poll: Renters Want to Buy

Fannie Mae's quarterly national housing survey shows that most renters want to purchase a home, but one thing has them spooked.  Go to Source The Iwaniw Team Residential Marketing Specialists @Avalar Atlantic Properties Direct: 856-318-9098 Cell: 856-404-5635 http://www.iwaniw.com/ Like Us … Continue reading

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3 Ways Foreclosures May Impact Your Customers

A new wave of foreclosures is expected to be coming as banks work through huge backlogs of distressed properties. So what does this mean for buyers and sellers?  Go to Source The Iwaniw Team Residential Marketing Specialists @Avalar Atlantic Properties … Continue reading

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Real Estate Ads ‘Hijacked’ Online in Scams

A growing number of rental scams involve taking actual listings from real estate agents’ sites and reposting the ads on other sites as rentals.  Go to Source The Iwaniw Team Residential Marketing Specialists @Avalar Atlantic Properties Direct: 856-318-9098 Cell: 856-404-5635 … Continue reading

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