Friday, April 29, 2011

04/29/2011 - Weekly Review

This week found rates improving slightly from the end of last week, mostly as a result of the economic data and Federal Reserve Boards’ meeting. The trend trajectory for rates is that they may continue to improve. Overall, the purchase market is continuing to improve and with these lower rates there may be some pick up again in the refinance market.

• 1st Advantage Mortgage a Draper and Kramer Company now has Facebook – Sometimes larger companies are a bit behind when it comes to technology. I wouldn’t say we are leading the charge, but a strong Social Network presence is essential for capturing the millions of young Americans that live attaché to their ipad, iphone, and computer. It’s a necessity to have that advantage. You can check us out on Facebook at the following link!/1stAdvantageMortgage . Don’t forget about my personal website either…

• Realtor Open House Season – It’s that time of year and has been for the past few weeks, but don’t think the looking for homes will stop just because it gets hot. Everyone who lives in Arizona knows that the summer here is hot…but we don’t have other inclement weather, which is what ultimately keeps us here. Either way, people are going to be searching for homes and the if you want to make an impression when they walk in, check out this article at Simple ideas, but good reminders that you can pass on to the sellers. Oh, and don’t forget to let me know about your open houses so I can spread the word and stop by when I am in the area.

• OPEN HOUSE – May 5th, Cinco De Mayo Party – That’s right, don’t forget to stop by at our Open House on Thursday, May 5th from 4PM – 6PM. We are serving a bit of Mexican food and gathering at our new office. You will love the new digs. See you there.

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