Real Estate Insider: Shocker! Not enough homes for sale

It may come as a surprise, but there is a shortage of good properties on the market By Amy Dettore, Columnist, The Times I think it is safe to say that we are no longer experiencing the doom and gloom of real rstate sales. Have you been approached or contacted recently by one of us Realtors? We are desperately announcing that “THERE IS A SHORTAGE OF INVENTORY PEOPLE!!!!”…now is the...

Mortgage rates sink again, hit all-time low

Lower rates mean more opportunity,whether buying or looking to refinance By Jill Goldman, Special to The Times Mortgage rates sank to new lows this week as fears about a U.S. economic slowdown and the impact of the European debt crisis continue to make Treasuries and bonds that fund most mortgages look like safe bets to investors. While everyone would rather hear about positive economic growth,...

Mortgage rates continue to drop

But low rates probably won’t last forever, so now is the time to take advantage By Jill Goldman, Special to UnionvilleTimes.com A few weeks ago we reported that it was now cheaper to buy than to rent in many parts of the country, because of the increasing rental costs and because interest rates have been so low.  We proposed a few ideas for putting together the “down money” needed to...