US Home Prices Rise Less Than Expected In August

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  Home prices rise, just not as much as we all want!-Stefan US Home Prices Rise Less Than Expected In Aug.: S&P/Case-Shiller Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 9:52 AM ETReuters Scott Mlyn | CNBC A house for sale in Sarasota, Florida U.S. single-family home prices rose in August on a year-over-year basis but fell short of expectations, a closely watched Read More

Using Leverage in Real Estate Investments as a Hedge Against Rising Interest Rates

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Are you a real estate investor?  Are you concerned by the prospect of an interest rate increase?  Interest rates are a real concern for all investors.  There are basically two schools of thought on interest rate change from where we are today: 1.  We will soon get to a place where the Federal Reserve Bank must raise interest rates.  Rates Read More

Existing Home Sales: One-Year High in September

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Data represents home sales closed in July and August 2014-Stefan   Existing Home Sales: One-Year High in September Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 10:00 AM ETReuters U.S. home resales jumped to their highest level in a year in September, the latest indication that the housing market recovery is gradually getting back on track. The National Association of Realtors said on Tuesday existing Read More

Buy Versus Rent

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Always a good review for primary residences or second homes.-Stefan   Buy Versus Rent: Breaking Down the Pros and Cons Sharon Epperson | @sharon_epperson It appears Americans’ confidence in the housing market is on the rebound. More than two-thirds polled by Fannie Mae said they think it’s a good time to buy a home, while only one in four said they would rent. Read More

Harbourside Opens October 15

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Looking forward to a successful launch!-Stefan What It Took to Make Jupiter’s Harbourside Happen Updated: 6:11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014  |  Posted: 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 By Jennifer Sorentrue – Palm Beach Post Staff Writer JUPITER — Developer Nick Mastroianni was facing an uphill battle in 2007 when he first pitched plans to build a new downtown along the shore of Read More

Be Ready For Retirement, Be Aware

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Not a fun discussion but important nonetheless-Stefan Lackluster Savings Tarnishing Seniors’ Golden Years Kelli B. Grant | @kelligrant Kris Timken | Digital Vision | Getty Images Retiree dreams of lengthy vacations, days on the golf course and indulging the grandkids may be dust. Most retirees haven’t saved enough even to maintain their pre-retirement lifestyle, according to a new study from based on Read More