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Why People are Investing in Real Estate Now

Why People are Investing in Real Estate Now

Take a look at today’s The Washington Post and an article that addresses why real estate investment is on the rise. A nice Saturday read… and a good warm up to The Cribline’s House Pick of the Week that will be revealed tomorrow.    

Surprise Fall in Interest Rates This Week–Real Estate is Good

We wanted to post as soon as we heard…From today’s White House Bulletin: 15-Year Mortgage Rate Hits Record Low.  Freddie Mac reports this morning that the average rate on a 15-year fixed mortgage fell to 3.54 percent this week from 3.66 percent last week, the lowest level since tracking began in 1991.  The average rate on […]

The Cribline House Pick of the Week: July 31, 2011

Hello Cribline readers. This week, The Cribline focused on the DC Neighborhood of Petworth.  We must say, for those who are looking for a great neighborhood and great deals, this area is well worth a look. On today’s tour we met a realtor at The 907 Webster Condominiums who turned us onto this great video […]

WSJ Blog: DC Housing Market Exception No More?

This is the second article in the past 2 weeks sent to The Cribline raising the question about the strength of the real estate market. We commented last week on a WSJ editorial about homes being a “lousy” investment (The Cribline’s first blog, The Cribline’s second blog an UPDATE on the first blog). This week, we […]

UPDATE ON “A Home is a Lousy Investment:”

There are a couple new points, based on feedback from The Cribline readers, that we wanted to share on the post Poking Holes in WSJ Editorial “A Home Is a Lousy Investment” that add to our earlier arguments. From 1980 and 1981 the U.S. had two of the highest periods of interest rates. At some […]