Monthly Archives: October 2012

Mixed Economic Signals: Better GDP & Housing vs. Worse Corporate Earnings

By now it’s clear that this will not be an easy economic recovery. For every two steps forward we take one step back, as this week’s mixed economic signals show. On one hand, it was good to see improved GDP

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While Overall Economy Struggles, Housing Market Continues Improving

As we begin the third quarter and the final weeks before the presidential election, more eyes will be focused on the nation’s economy, which continues to struggle to gain traction. The most recent data showed the U.S. economy grew at

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Top 10 Legal Mistakes Home Sellers Make

Accepting the buyer with the highest offer without regard to the other contractual terms. Not properly handling multiple offer situations with multiple buyers. Not properly handling back-up offers. Entering into an agreement with no earnest money deposit from the buyer,

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Boost in consumer confidence a good omen for housing market

Boost in consumer confidence a good omen for housing market Consumer confidence has long been a leading economic indicator for the housing market. The more we feel good about the direction of the economy, the stock market, home values, and

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