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Happy Holidays From Memphis

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Happy Holidays from all of us at RE/MAX at Mallard Creek. Enjoy your time with family and friends, and above all, be safe so they can enjoy your company next year as well. Memphis real estate is all but shut down for the next week for obvious reasons, and thankfully so. We all need a little time to just relax with the ones we love. Merry Christmas ! Happy Holidays ! Happy Hanukkah  ! and Merry and Happy all the others I missed.  

VA Foreclosures

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There are many, many opportunities out there to find a good bargain on a home whether you are an investor or a first time home buyer. The VA (Veterans Affairs) is one choice you may want to look in to. With the location of the Millington Air Base in close proximity to the Memphis area, there are plenty of Veterans in the area. Unfortunately, a small percentage run in to financial problems from time to time and a foreclosure is necessary. This is where you have an opportunit...

Interest Rates going lower!?!?!?

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      Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage Market Survey showed the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaging 6.11 percent with an average 0.5 point for the week ending December 7, 2006, down again from the previous week when it averaged 6.14 percent. Last year at this time, the 30-year FRM averaged 6.32 percent. This is the lowest the 30-year FRM has been since the week ending January 19, 2006, when it averaged 6.10 percent.        ...

Default Services Certification

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RE/MAX at Mallard Creek, Southwind  The Inaugural BPO (Broker Price Opinion) Certification and Training was offered September 10, 2006 at the Dallas FiveStar Default Servicing Conference and EXPO. Out of the 800+ attendees, only a hand full were present from the Memphis area. The curriculum was developed by Integrated Asset Services, Inc and Foos and Associates Appraisers. This is the beginning of the new standard in BPO/REO training and certification. With improvements and i...

Accurate values from Zillow?

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Zillow,com announced that they were going to allow people and or REALTORS to upload pictures and indicate of a particular house is for sale. "Company founders Richard Barton and Lloyd Frink say they can't predict how many people will use the feature, but they are clear about one thing: adding real estate listings doesn't mean that Zillow is moving into the brokerage business. " Well isn't that a relief. A 57 million dollar company that specializes in dooping the public in to...