There’s some good news for the Arlington real estate market today: Arlington VA mortgage rates just hit a 20-month low. According to mortgage company Freddie Mac, the nationwide average for a 30-year mortgage declined to 3.63 percent this week from 3.66 percent a week ago. The rate for 15-year loans slipped to 2.93 percent from 2.98 […]
I’ve been a big fan of the Freecycle network since I first learned about the concept years ago. But I hadn’t really participated much until recently, when I stumbled upon their website ( https://www.freecycle.org/). For those of you who are unfamiliar with Freecycle, it’s a really cool concept. Here’s a short description from their site: ‘The Freecycle […]
The sales numbers in Arlington have been trending slowly downward since July. This is generally to be expected, because the market historically trends downward in the last quarter of the year. But is there any reason to be worried about this year’s slowdown, and is it different than previous years? Not really, in my opinion. I pulled […]
Google Is Getting into the Real Estate Prediction Game Interesting news on the national real estate front: Google, who recently acquired auction.com is looking to revolutionize real estate market prediction through what they are calling the Nowcast. This data-mining prediction tool is supposed to provide accurate, real-time market intelligence that is a month ahead of […]
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