Archive for August, 2009

  • Kinston No. 1 minor league sports market in the state

    Kinston No. 1 minor league sports market in the state Justin Schoenberger Kinston.com Which city in North Carolina is home to the best minor league sports market? Odds are, you’re in it right now. In an article published Monday, S

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  • N.C. gov. signs coastal insurance bill 2 weeks after adjournment

    N.C. gov. signs coastal insurance bill 2 weeks after adjournment The Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. Gov. Beverly Perdue signed 22 bills into law Wednesday, including one that attempts to fix the state's coastal property insurance progra

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  • How the town of Oriental Got Its name

    How the town of Oriental Got Its name First settled in the early 1700’s and later known as Smith Creek, the name “Oriental” was suggested by Rebecca “Aunt Becky” Midyette, wife of Louis “Uncle Lou” Midyette. Mrs. Midyette was inspire

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  • Federal Housing Finance Agency Reports Mortgage Interest

    Federal Housing Finance Agency Reports Mortgage Interest Rates Washington, DC – The Federal Housing Finance Agency today reported that the average interest rate on conventional 30-year, fixed-rate, mortgage loans of $417,000 or less increased 19

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  • Fed’s Lacker: Economy Steadying, Housing No Longer Drag

    Fed's Lacker: Economy Steadying, Housing No Longer Drag Reuters "It's a time of opportunity, even for people experiencing hard times because of the labour market," Lacker said. DANVILLE, Va--Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker wa

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  • Coastal Real Estate Market Improves Coastal Real Estate Market Improves

    IBL Newsletter HEADLINES: - Big gains for coastal NC real estate - Has the bottom already fallen? - North Carolina mortgage rates still under 5.5% - Stocks Rise After Home Prices, Bernanke Announcements Coastal Real Estate Market Improves. H

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  • Federal Reserve Chair Says the Worst Is Over

    Fed Chair Says the Worst Is Over Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke said on Friday that he was optimistic the economy is about to take off. Bernanke acknowledged that credit is still tight, especially for businesses, but he told an audience of

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  • Cypress Lake Waterfront Properties Cypress Lake Waterfront Properties

    Cypress Lake waterfront, water access and a way of life. Cypress Lake is a 21.5 acre subdivision nestled on the confluence of Tranter’s Creek and Mitchell Branch just off of the mighty Pamlico River west of Washington, NC. The subdivision consis

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  • Marine Corps’ expansion translates to larger Craven population

    Marine Corps' expansion translates to larger Craven population Sue Book New Bern Sun Journal HAVELOCK — Military growth connected to a Marine Corps “Grow The Force”ramp-up will add 1.8 percent to Craven County’s metropolitan service ar

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  • Mortgage Rates Down to Lowest Level in Three Months

    Mortgage Rates Down to Lowest Level in Three Months McLean, VA – Freddie Mac (NYSE:FRE) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®) in which the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 5.12 percent with an aver

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  • Hurricane Bill not forecast to hit N.C. coast

    Hurricane Bill not forecast to hit N.C. coast The Daily Reflector Rain is in the forecast for Greenville this coming weekend, but it won't be the tropical variety, the National Weather Service in Newport said Monday. Hurricane Bill, now ch

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  • Greenville Vision To Be Bicycle Friendly Greenville Vision To Be Bicycle Friendly

    Task force explores ideas to make city bicycle friendly By Michael Abramowitz The Daily Reflector Greenville government has a vision of growth that includes a bicycle-friendly community. The city stands poised to create a bicycle and pedes

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  • 30-year Fixed Mortgage rates in North Carolina go down Thursday

    Aug. 20, 2009 (Bankrate.com) -- Average rates on 30-year fixed mortgages in North Carolina fell 4 basis points to 5.38 on Thursday, according to Bankrate.com's daily Your Best Interest report. A basis point is one-hundredth of a percent. The mortgage

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  • Newsletter August 19, 2009

    Current Sales Determines The Future Price By: Bill Hitchcock There is a direct correlation between the number of properties sold and the average sold price of those properties. As sales increase, prices increase. The inverse also holds true. As s

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  • The Preserve Waterfront Properties The Preserve Waterfront Properties

    The Preserve is a place set apart. It is 36 acres reserved for just 18 single-family residential lots. More than a subdivision, The Preserve is a natural area of intrinsic beauty.  Located in Pamlico County, The Preserve fronts the Lower Broa

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  • The Mattamuskeet Lakefront Properties The Mattamuskeet Lakefront Properties

    Inner Banks Living has a special offering of only four, one acre homesites along Lake Mattamuskeet. This is a very special chance for you, and here’s why. North Carolina’s preeminent lake is Lake Mattamuskeet. It’s is the state’s larges

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  • Current Sales Determines The Future Price Current Sales Determines The Future Price

    Current Sales Determines The Future Price By: Bill Hitchcock There is a direct correlation between the number of properties sold and the average sold price of those properties. As sales increase, prices increase. The inverse also holds true. As s

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  • 30-year Fixed Mortgage rates in North Carolina Average 5.52% 30-year Fixed Mortgage rates in North Carolina Average 5.52%

       30-year Fixed Mortgage rates in North Carolina Average 5.52% A 30-year fixed mortgage is a loan that has an interest rate that stays the same for the 30-year term of the loan. Someone taking out a $165,000.00 30-year fixed mortgage at the

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  • High-End Homes Frozen Out of Budding Housing Rebound

    High-End Homes Frozen Out of Budding Housing Rebound BY NICK TIMIRAOS AND JAMES R. HAGERTY Wall Street Journal KENILWORTH, Ill. -- Housing is fast dividing into two markets: Sales of low- and moderately priced homes are picking up and values have

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