The Bourke Group Real Estate Scoop – October 2016 Edition

bf1f3d82-9097-436f-94e5-d44bef43e022How to Keep Your Home Allergy Free

Allergies are often associated with the arrival of spring, but indoor allergy sufferers will often find themselves sniffing and sneezing year-round. The culprit? Indoor allergens such as dust, dust mites and pet hair and dander. So how do you make sure your home is a respite from both seasonal and interior allergens and create a healthy environment for you and your family? … continue reading




October Market Update

A cooling trend in the housing market continued in August with diminished inventory levels being the primary driving force behind 2016-10-oct-tmirethe decline. Despite near rock-bottom mortgage rates and healthy job growth, home sales eased after reaching record-setting levels in June. Affordability concerns have delayed some first-time buyers, which could contribute to pent-up demand in the future.

Interest Rates

Interest rates remain near all-time lows. Mortgage rates have remained relatively flat; however, Fed Chair Janet Yellen has suggested that an increase in the interest rate may be coming this December.


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