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Market Update for the Week of June 25, 2018

Your weekly update for the week of June 25, 2018.
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Today’s 12 Top Video Marketing Tools

In alphabetical order… Adobe Spark Video app combines clips, photos, icons, text overlays, your own music and voice-overs; provides free soundtracks, visual themes with transitions and motion. CutStory and Story Cutter apps edit videos into 15 or 60-second lengths for Instagram. Facebook Creator app is a one-stop shop for Facebook broadcasts. Flyr app provides instant …

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Market Update for the Week of June 18, 2018

Info That Hits Us Where We Live As expected by nearly everyone breathing, the Fed hiked the Funds Rate 0.25% last week, but that should cause no immediate concern about mortgage rates. Fact is, the Fed rate directly affects only short-term loans. Freddie Mac’s chief economist explains: “a much smaller segment of mortgage loans in …

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Market Update for the Week of June 11, 2018

Take a look at the market update for the week of June 11, 2018
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Market Update for the Week of June 4, 2018

Info That Hits Us Where We Live After heading up in February and March, the Pending Home Sales index of contracts signed on existing homes dipped 1.3% in April. Economists expect a modest bump in closed sales in May. For the year, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) predicts existing home sales will grow to 5.54 million, …

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Market Update for the Week of May 29, 2018

Here's your market update for the week of May 29, 2018.
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8 keys to success in business—and in life!

Start the day early. Get things done without interruption. Respond to emails.  Do your to-do list, beginning with what you need to accomplish the first two or three hours of the day. Throw in some exercise. Time block the day. Set aside time for research, contacting clients and prospects, cold calling for new leads, meetings …

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Market Update for the Week of May 21, 2018

Info That Hits Us Where We Live In home building, the overall upward trend remains, as April Housing Starts were 10.5% ahead of a year ago, at a 1.287 million annual rate. Single-family starts were up 0.1% for the month, though overall starts declined 3.7%. Single-family permits were up 0.9% in April, which bodes well for …

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Market Update for the Week of May 14, 2018

Info That Hits Us Where We Live Americans’ confidence in the housing market reached an all-time high in April’s Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index. The share of Americans who say now is a good time to sell also hit a record high, so more listings should come to market. Rates have moved little, which Freddie …

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7 key steps if your home suffers a major loss

Here are seven key steps to follow if your home suffers a major loss.
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Jim Passi - Citiwide Home Loans

Jim Passi
Regional Manager
NMLS# 158000

1300 East Woodfield Road, Suite 302
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Mobile: 847-899-1813
Email: jpassi@citywidehomeloans.com

In short, Jim was a

In short, Jim was a pleasure to work with. Knowledgeable, personable, and never in a rush, he took the time to make the daunting process of getting a home loan understandable. In addition to the considerable professional knowledge he brought to the table, he was able to provide real peace of mind by establishing a real relationship. Knowing that Jim was in my corner allowed me to focus on other more important matters during a hectic time.

Thanks Jim for all your support. See you at my next closing!

Joshua C.