October 2016

There are 30 blog entries for October 2016.

 

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FIRST TEAM’S WEEKLY MORTGAGE WATCH (October 31st, 2016) THIS WEEK HIGHLIGHTS THE FOLLOWING UPDATES:

  • Mortgage rates continued to meander last week with mixed economic news.
  • Consumer Confidence slipped lower than expected. However, markets reacted tentatively to the news as people get bogged down as we close into a major election. 
  • The week ended with a better-than-expected showing for GDP. The first estimate for the third quarter came in at 2.9%. However, that number will be revised two more times, and considering the softness seen later in the quarter, it could be adjusted downward.
  • The Fed meets this week to discuss monetary policy during a week packed with important economic data. 
  • There is
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Events in the Inland Empire this November 2016 include celebrations for Dia de los Muertos, Turkey Trots, Veteran's Day celebrations, beer festivals and more. Check out the full list below of events going on throughout Riverside and San Bernardino counties. What's on your social calendar?

Ralph Love Plein Air Festival

Saturday, October 29th – Friday, November 6th
Painting daily 9AM-1PM, Locations vary
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Events in the Inland Empire November 2016

Spend six days painting Halloween themes, street scenes, wine country and landmarks. Artists will be provided juice, water and snacks each day. At the end of the week there will be a reception and awards Friday, November 6th from 6-7PM at The Gallery at the Merc. Cash prizes will be given for Best of Show, first, second and

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When the big kids go trick-or-treating it's called visiting open houses in Orange County. Treat yourself to great real estate his Saturday and Sunday with over 100 open houses around Orange County - sweet! 

 

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Make the most of your home search this weekend by teaming up with a real estate agent. Search for an agent on our site or reach out and we’ll match you up with an agent today to be house hunting with you tomorrow.

Email us at clientservices@firstteam.com

Call us at 888-870-1142

HOME BUYER TIP: The best time to get to know a new community is during the holiday season. If you're thinking of relocating to a new city, check out their local events to get a feel for the community and what

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We're always the same thing for Halloween - hard working agents hosting open houses this weekend in Los Angeles County. Before you hit your costume party this weekend, get your house hunting done.

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If you’re going shopping for a home this weekend, the smartest plan is to have an agent by your side. An agent can help you act fast when you find the perfect home and answer all of your burning home buying questions. If you have questions before you head out to see homes or would like to team up with an agent, find a First Team agent online or reach out and we’ll match you with a top agent near you.

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HOME BUYER TIP:  Have some fun and

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No tricks, just treats at open houses this weekend in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. Before you take the kids out on Monday, go door to door yourself. You might just find something sweet that you love!  

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If you have any questions about open houses, the real estate process, or your local market just ask a real estate agent. It’s literally their job to help you find a house and some happiness at home. Search online for an agent near you or contact us and we’ll match you with an agent in your area.

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HOME BUYER TIP: Go have some fun, you

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Check out events in Los Angeles County for this November 2016. The fun includes craft fairs, beer festivals, parades and more fun. However, we're most excited about the winter wonderland coming to Downtown LA! Take a look and decide how you want to spend the month of November in Los Angeles.

Hollywood Horror Nights

Now – Saturday, November 5th
7PM-2AM Every Event Night
halloweenhorrornights.com

Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights is back with 7 terrifying mazes, a new Jabbawockeez show, the terror tram and scare zones to keep the hairs on the back of your neck raised all night long.

Dia De Los Muertos Block Party

Wednesday, November 2nd
6PM-10PM
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 Events in Los Angeles County November 2016

Latin Grammy Award-nominated Trio Ellas will headline 24th Street

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November brings with it the end of Halloween shenanigans, the beginnings of holiday shopping, turkey trots, food festivals and more. Check out the list of events in Orange County this November 2016 and don't miss all the holiday hoopla happening around town. Did you know there's a Whisky Fest and Beard & Moustache Competition going on this month?

Haunted Walking Tours at Fullerton Museum

Now – November 10th
Wednesdays & Thursdays at 6PM; Mon-Fri Oct. 17th-28th
cityoffullerton.com

Events in Orange County November 2016 

Take a two and a half hour walking tour of ghostly sites around the Fullerton Museum to get in the ghoulish mood this Halloween season. Locations to be visited can vary and may include the landmark Plummer Auditorium, where the spirits of Louis E. Plummer and one

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 First Team Real Estate Weekly Mortgage Watch

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FIRST TEAM’S WEEKLY MORTGAGE WATCH (October 23rd, 2016) THIS WEEK HIGHLIGHTS THE FOLLOWING UPDATES:

  • Mortgage rates found a tiny bit more space to move upward last week, with additional confirmation that September’s economic climate was slightly better than August’s. 
  • Industrial Production stepped upward 0.2%, with both manufacturing and mining segments posting 0.4% increases. 
  • Housing news also came in mostly positive, with Existing Home Sales rising by 3.2%. While the headline Housing Starts number revealed a 9.0% decline, the decline was all in the multi-family segment, with single-family homes posting a solid 8% increase
  • After the previous increase of 0.3% in the core reading of the Consumer
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There's nothing more haunting than an unfinished house hunt so head out to open houses in Orange County to find that property you've been looking for. With over 100 First Team properties to view this weekend in Orange County, you're sure to run into something you love.

 

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Make the most of your home search this weekend by teaming up with a real estate agent. Search for an agent on our site or reach out and we’ll match you up with an agent today to be house hunting with you tomorrow.

Email us at clientservices@firstteam.com

Call us at 888-870-1142

HOME BUYER TIP: Want to get a sweet deal on your mortgage loan? Then familiarize yourself with the 4 Keys To Understanding Your Loan Terms. Look

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Before you plan out your route for this weekend, check out what open houses in Los Angeles County are available for viewing this Saturday and Sunday. Check out the list of First Team properties below or follow the link to view all LA County open houses. 

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If you’re going shopping for a home this weekend, the smartest plan is to have an agent by your side. An agent can help you act fast when you find the perfect home and answer all of your burning home buying questions. If you have questions before you head out to see homes or would like to team up with an agent, find a First Team agent online or reach out and we’ll match you with a top agent near you.

Email us at clientservices@firstteam.com

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