How to snag mortgage rates in 3% range

NEW YORK – July 3, 2012 – Mortgage rates are at record lows, with 30-year fixed-rate mortgages – the most popular choice among homebuyers – averaging in the 3 percent range for the last several weeks.

So how can homebuyers snag such low financing for their home purchase?

Read how at:  http://www.floridarealtors.org/NewsAndEvents/article.cfm?id=277879

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Unemployment drops in Manatee, statewide – Business – BradentonHerald.com

Unemployment drops in Manatee, statewide – Business – BradentonHerald.com.

Bradenton.com/2011/09/21/Home-sales-pricing-up-in-manatee

http://www.bradenton.com/2011/09/21/3513979/home-sales-pricing-up-in-manatee.html.

Mortgage Rates Drop!! Now is the time to buy or refinance!!

Weekly Mortgage Rates
Freddie Mac National Averages
 30 Yr Fixed  4.09%
 15 Yr Fixed  3.30%
 5 Yr Fixed  2.99%
 1 Yr Fixed  2.81%

Home sales and prices dip in Southwest Florida

From the Herald-Tribune

“Persistently high unemployment constrains demand and feeds into the ongoing foreclosure problem,” said Sean Snaith, an economist at the University of Central Florida. “Given the state of the labor market, a continuing decline of home and condo prices in the fourth quarter is not surprising or unexpected. However, it’s important to note the rate of price decline is decelerating.”

See this Herald-Tribune article at:  http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20110211/ARTICLE/102111040?p=2&tc=pg

Local retailers say 2011 will be ‘great year’ – Local – BradentonHerald.com

Local retailers say 2011 will be ‘great year’ – Local – BradentonHerald.com.