Author Archives: David Innocenzi

Mortgage Rates Drop to New Record Once Again

According to Freddie Mac reports, mortgage rates have dropped to historic lows for three weeks in a row, raising the Housing Affordability Index to record highs for May 2012. The index measures how easily an average household with median income … Continue reading

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Is Buying a Condo in New York City a Good Investment Now?

With all the talk of the economy improving, it’s pretty easy to get swept up in optimism. But despite improvements, the numbers still aren’t that great. In April, unemployment numbers fell to a three year low of 8.1 percent, but … Continue reading

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Condo from ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

Some people find the erotic novel “Fifty Shades of Grey” offensive, while for others the book is a genuine masterpiece. However, it’s just a matter of personal taste. E. L. James, a British author, posted the book online and it … Continue reading

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Best U.S. Cities for Job Growth

Washington, D.C. is one city that has continued to strive even throughout the economic crisis in the United States. Washington’s local economy has grown exponentially by 17% between  2007 and 2012. One of the main causes of this massive growth … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney’s Personal Property Ups and Downs

Mitt Romney was listed in People magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People in 2002. The current presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor also worked as a  Mormon missionary in France. Romney owns a respectable real estate fortune in the United States. In fact, … Continue reading

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Ryan Seacrest Buys Ellen Degeneres and Portia de Rossi’s Beverly Hills Home

Ryan Seacrest, host of American Idol and executive producer of Keeping Up with the Kardashians has just bought the Beverly Hills A-list estate of Ellen Degeneres and Portia de Rossi. The house, which was worth $37 million, was first listed … Continue reading

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Mortgage Applications Surge 9.2%

If you are thinking about financing or refinancing your home, you aren’t alone. Due to economic change in Europe, US mortgage rates have hit a record low. Home owners and home buyers alike are jumping at the opportunity to get … Continue reading

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Hi-Res Photos May Be Next Seller’s Tool to Wow Buyers

 (Click on the photo above to see an example of how detailed hi-res photos can be.) The real estate market is constantly changing. Selling a home is now tougher than ever, especially with this economic downturn. However, a good real … Continue reading

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Luxury Tech for Your Home

A lot of capital has been invested into the interior design services within the Silicon Valley community within the last ten years. Apartment buildings and penthouses within the San Francisco area have received a bulk of this increase due investments … Continue reading

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Lending Standards Slowing Housing Recovery

Uncertainty Reigns in Housing Forecast After several years of dreadful conditions, the housing market is finally showing signs of a recovery.  Several factors are handicapping the rate at which it is happening.  One critical component is the reluctance among many … Continue reading

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