May 2010

There are 2 blog entries for May 2010.

Interested in purchasing a home? Reasons to consider buying now include: 1) $10,000 California Tax Credit** Eligible first time homebuyers and purchasers of new homes can receive up to $10,000 for homes purchased between May 1 and December 31, 2010 and between January 1 and August 1, 2011. A finite amount of money is designated for these programs - don’t delay. 2) Interest Rates at Historic Lows – May Increase Soon The Federal Reserve announced they will be exiting their plan to purchase mortgage-backed securities. That plan has lowered interest rates on a 30-year fixed rate loan by up to 2 full percentage points since its inception in October 2008. Many experts believe interest rates will increase quickly once the Federal Reserve backs away. A…

Southern California's #1 independent company First Team Real Estate leaped from 13th to 9th among America's top 300 real estate companies by sales volume in 2009 as reported in RISMedia's  2010 Power Broker report. First Team executives credit well-trained, talented agents and a strong focus on using technology to maximize product marketing opportunities coupled with a highly effective "Buyer Delivery System" for the significant advance in the national rankings. "That we were able to achieve this during such a challenging real estate market speaks volumes about the skill and dedication of our people as well as the value of our market analysis tools and marketing strategies," said First Team CEO and Founder Cameron Merage. "We don't wait to see what the…