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Mortgage Rate Reported at 3 Month Low

Mortgage Rate Reported at 3 Month Low

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In light of decreasing interest rates, geopolitical concerns, and even the anticipation of the Federal Reserve on the Federal Funds Rate, Freddie Mac has reported another weekly decline in 30 year mortgage rates to 4.63 percent.

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If this trend continues, 30 year mortgage rates will not likely have risen the full percentage point as projected from the start of the year to the end of 2018.

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Coldwell Banker Home Town Realty Brings Adwerx Enterprise Automated Listing Advertising Program To West Virginia and Western Maryland

Coldwell Banker Home Town Realty Brings Adwerx Enterprise Automated Listing Advertising Program To West Virginia and Western Maryland

 

DURHAM, N.C./ Dec. 13, 2018 (STL.News)

Coldwell Banker Home Town Realty has adopted the Adwerx Enterprise Automated Listing Advertising Program to create online advertisements for new-to-market properties. Adwerx is the leader in automated digital advertising, delivering 16.3 billion ad impressions for clients around the U.S. and Canada in real estate, mortgage, insurance, and other industries.

In order to capitalize on the important first week of a new listing, Adwerx Enterprise works with Coldwell Banker Home Town Realty’s live listing feed to instantly create attractive ads that launch as soon as a property is publicly listed for sale.

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Western Home Journal Calls Sanctuary Utah Luxury Real Estate “Built for Like-Minded Seekers of the Exceptional”

Western Home Journal Calls Sanctuary Utah Luxury Real Estate “Built for Like-Minded Seekers of the Exceptional”

 

HUNTSVILLE, Utah/ Dec. 13, 2018 (STL.News)

Sanctuary Utah’s luxury real estate and stunning ski in, ski out properties score high marks from Western Home Journal, with the 10-year-old magazine ultimately calling the community “built for like-minded seekers of the exceptional.”

Located in Huntsville, Utah, Sanctuary comprises 527 acres of preserved wildlife habitat, set within 10,000 acres of pristine wilderness. The community features 13 exceptional homes built to minimize environmental impact, while allowing discerning owners a unique opportunity.

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Luxury home sales top $8.3 billion in Texas in 2018

Luxury home sales top $8.3 billion in Texas in 2018

 

AUSTIN, Texas/ Dec. 13, 2018 (STL.News)

Luxury home sales in Texas were a strong driver of the Texas housing market during the first 10 months of 2018, according to the 2018 Texas Luxury Home Sales Report released today by Texas Realtors. The report examines housing market trends and statistics for homes priced $1 million or higher in the Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs).

Kaki Lybbert, chairman of Texas Realtors, commented, “Similar to other price ranges of the Texas housing market, luxury home sales are being driven by a thriving economy and an influx of out-of-state buyers moving to Texas.”

From October 2017 to November 2018, Texas luxury home sales increased 11.5 percent to 5,123 sales.

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The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island to Host Job Fair, Tuesday, December 18, 2019

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island to Host Job Fair, Tuesday, December 18, 2019

 

AMELIA ISLAND, FLA./ DECEMBER 13, 2018 (STL.News)

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island is hosting a job fair on Tuesday, December 18, 2019 from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. with the goal of filling full- and part-time positions in various departments at the resort. The resort is looking to hire Ladies and Gentlemen with the unique ability to provide legendary service.

Full-time and seasonal positions are available in housekeeping, stewarding, culinary, food and beverage, Spa, valet and recreation.

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Bellevue University Partners with OnlineDegree.com to Help More Working Adults Access Higher Education

Bellevue University Partners with OnlineDegree.com to Help More Working Adults Access Higher Education

 

BELLEVUE, NEB./ DECEMBER 13, 2018 (STL.News)

In its ongoing pursuit of preparing students for lifelong career success while making college affordable, Bellevue University has partnered with OnlineDegree.com to lower the total cost of education and remove known impediments for adults to access higher education. The partnership allows prospective Bellevue University students to complete general education courses at OnlineDegree.com, tuition-free and completely self-paced. This will enable anyone across the country to take initial steps toward their degree, and potentially save thousands of dollars in the process.

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ACCC Explains Long-Term vs. Short-Term Financial Goals

ACCC Explains Long-Term vs. Short-Term Financial Goals

 

BOSTON/ DECEMBER 13, 2018 (STL.News)

Sticking to a budget is not always easy, but setting goals is one-way consumers can work through situations – such as consumer debt – that cause financial stress. When setting financial goals, it is important to be realistic and decide if each goal can be achieved in a couple of months or a couple of years. To help consumers, national nonprofit American Consumer Credit Counseling (ACCC) explains long-term vs.

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OSHA Releases Top 10 List of Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards for FY 2018

OSHA Releases Top 10 List of Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards for FY 2018

 

DUBLIN, CALIF./ DECEMBER 13, 2018 (STL.News)

The OSHA Training Institute Education Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, the only OSHA authorized OTI Education Center headquartered in Northern California, is highlighting OSHA’s Top 10 list of the most frequently cited OSHA standards in FY 2018 to help guide employers and workers in identifying the most common hazards in their workplaces. OSHA publishes its Top 10 list of most frequent violations to provide a road map for organizations as they strive to reduce potential hazards and improve safety at their worksites.

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Venture Construction Group of Florida Continues Hurricane Michael Disaster Recovery Efforts

Venture Construction Group of Florida Continues Hurricane Michael Disaster Recovery Efforts

 

PANAMA CITY BEACH, FLA./ DECEMBER 13, 2018 (STL.News)

In response to Hurricane Michael devastation, Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) emergency response teams provide relief, disaster recovery, debris removal, and emergency roofing services to commercial and residential property owners throughout the Panhandle. Packing maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour and slamming into the coast as a Category 4 hurricane, the storm brought severe rain, wind, storm surge, and massive destruction to residential and commercial properties throughout the area.

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SkillsUSA and Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Announce High School Grant Winners to Support Skilled Trades Students

SkillsUSA and Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Announce High School Grant Winners to Support Skilled Trades Students

 

LEESBURG, VA./ DECEMBER 13, 2018 (STL.News)

A dozen high schools from across the nation will each receive grants of up to $5,000 from Harbor Freight Tools for Schools, strengthening their local SkillsUSA chapters in their work to support skilled trades students.

The grants support SkillsUSA chapters established within the past three years that serve students enrolled in construction trades, transportation or manufacturing clusters. Funds will be used to support SkillsUSA chapter development including educational materials, contest uniforms, travel and registration for technical competitions, training, guest speakers, career fairs and local industry visits.

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