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How Interest Rates Affect Property Values

Interest rates, especially the rates on interbank exchanges and Treasury bills, have as profound an effect on the value of income-producing real estate as on any investment vehicle. Because the influence of interest rates on an individual’s ability to purchase residential properties (by increasing or decreasing the cost of mortgage capital) is so profound, many …

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Home Sale Contingencies: What Buyers And Sellers Need To Know

Home Sale Contingencies: What Buyers And Sellers Need To Know A home sale contingency is one type of contingency clause frequently included in a real estate sales contract (or an offer to purchase real estate). With a home sale contingency in place, the transaction is dependent (or contingent) upon the sale of the buyer’s home. …

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Colorado Housing experts: Home prices will keep going up, but at slower pace

Real estate experts with Trulia, CoreLogic, Altos Research, realtor.com and RealtyTrac tell Forbes’ Morgan Brennan where they think markets are headed in the second half of 2013. Expect continued strength in home prices, they say, but be ready for increased inventory and higher mortgage rates to slow the pace growth. Morgan Brennan talks real estate …

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