Archive for December, 2012


Pending Home Sales Rise In November

WASHINGTON –  Pending home sales rose 1.7% in November for a third month of gains, with affordability attracting buyers, the National Association of Realtors reported Friday. The pending-home-sales index reached 106.4 in November – the highest level since April 2010, when buyers were trying to make a tax-credit deadline — from 104.6 in October, the […]

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Auto Loan Rate Deal of the Day: Realtors Federal Credit Union at 1.49% APR

Realtors understand the value of getting good financing when making large purchases. That is why members of Realtors Federal Credit Union looking to purchase a new vehicle will love the new auto loan rates starting at 1.49% APR.  With interest rates this low, car shoppers will have more purchase power when researching and deciding on the next vehicle to […]

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US pending home sales rise to highest in 2-1/2 years

Advertisement Washington — A measure of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes increased last month to its highest level in two and a half years, the latest sign of improvement in the once-battered housing market. The National Association of Realtors said Friday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index rose 1.7 percent in […]

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Your Home: How did the 2012 real estate market fare?

Print 5:00 AM By: Ryan Peterson ‘); if(infobox==’True’ ShowInfoBox_l625569_1==false){ jQuery(“#player_infobarl625569_1″).trigger(‘click’); ShowInfoBox_l625569_1==true; } }; if (false) { $.setup_player(Play_Conf); } //info bar setup jQuery(‘#player_infobarl625569_1’).click(function() { var $info =jQuery(‘#player_info_contentl625569_1’); if($info.text()!=”){ var $content = jQuery(‘div’,$info); //min heigth var min = $content.css(‘min-height’); var max = $content.css(‘max-height’); $info.slideToggle(600); ShowInfoBox_l625569_1=!ShowInfoBox_l625569_1; } }); }); It is New Year’s Eve. Where does the time go? […]

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Video: Real estate on the road to recovery

December 30, 2012 6:33 PM The National Association of Realtors projects 2013 to be a good year for home owners. Some Americans who wrongfully lost their homes to foreclosure could be due some money. Bill Whitaker reports.

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Colvin heads Realtors Association of NM

Click photo to enlargeCathy Colvin, CRS, Associate Broker at Vista Encantada REALTORS of Albuquerque, has begun her term as 2013 President of the REALTORS Association of New Mexico (RANM). Colvin earned her real estate license in 1993 and has been selling homes, advancing her real estate education, and starring in volunteer leadership roles ever since. […]

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U.S. Pending Home Sales Reach Two-Year High In November

Pending home sales in the U.S. rose for the third straight month in November, according to a report released by the National Association of Realtors on Friday, with the pending home sales index reaching its highest level in well over two years. NAR said its pending home sales index rose 1.7 percent to 106.4 in […]

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Your Home: Housing market 2012

Print 12/29/2012 04:13 PM By: Ryan Peterson ‘); if(infobox==’True’ ShowInfoBox_l679243_1==false){ jQuery(“#player_infobarl679243_1″).trigger(‘click’); ShowInfoBox_l679243_1==true; } }; if (false) { $.setup_player(Play_Conf); } //info bar setup jQuery(‘#player_infobarl679243_1’).click(function() { var $info =jQuery(‘#player_info_contentl679243_1’); if($info.text()!=”){ var $content = jQuery(‘div’,$info); //min heigth var min = $content.css(‘min-height’); var max = $content.css(‘max-height’); $info.slideToggle(600); ShowInfoBox_l679243_1=!ShowInfoBox_l679243_1; } }); }); How did the housing market fair in 2012? We […]

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Home loans can be tricky

It’s tough flying solo. A National Association of Realtors annual report found the percentage of married homebuyers increasing, while the number of single property owners lag. The group blames the disparity on over-the-top lending restrictions. Housing officials in northeast Indiana aren’t finding that the case, though. When it comes to buying a home – lenders […]

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Home loans can be tricky

It’s tough flying solo. A National Association of Realtors annual report found the percentage of married homebuyers increasing, while the number of single property owners lag. The group blames the disparity on over-the-top lending restrictions. Housing officials in northeast Indiana aren’t finding that the case, though. When it comes to buying a home – lenders […]

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