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Foreclosure Map -

Here's a link to a map that shows foreclosure data by state.  It is from the FED in New York.  I used it for my area in MA.  My particular town doesn't deserve as much bad press as some areas.  (The map is one more example of something we can add to our own sites for free!)

I saw on one tv channel today, that a guy had researched all the headlines from the Clinton era when we had 5.2% unemplyment and a no growth economy.  He compared those with today's headlines for our current 5.2% unemployment and a positively growing economy.

He found that todays headlines are much more negative even though the economic facts are actually much more positive.  Maybe this is another example of the "5 Monkeys" method of publicity.

Oh well.  I have to go show some more houses to some buyers.  It seems that there are a lot of people who still have good credit and money to buy.  Haven't they heard the news?  - Blacks hate whites, Iraqis are too stubborn to work toward a stable government, the world is melting, and every property in america is being foreclosed on.

But, It's a beautiful day on Cape Cod!

Happy Selling and Listing!

Heath Coker, Associate Broker
Robert Paul Properties
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Comments

Great blog.  I did not see a well defined link, but I will try to click on the Fed in NY and see if that works
Posted by Kelley Rae-Voyles Bass (HomeQuest Realty/Managing Broker) over 11 years ago
Great info -THanks for sharing.  I think that the market isn't as bad in a lot of areas as the national media tries to make it seem.
Posted by Jonelle Simons (Windermere Real Estate) over 11 years ago
This could be very useful, but have to do some research on the link......went on the site, but looks like you have to do some digging for the info ......thanks.....
Posted by Anonymous over 11 years ago
That's a very interesting map.  I'm glad I read your post.
Posted by Joe Virnig, No Ordinary Joe (RE/MAX Gold Coast REALTORS, Ventura County, California) over 11 years ago

Thanx for the note Kelly.
Jonelle - Thanx for the comment, and I'll be linking to your Winderemere page from Heber, UT.
Anonymous - Hope it helps you.
Joe - Thanx for commenting.  It does take some time to get used to how the site works, but the info is good when you get it down.  (I'd be glad to link to your site when I can see what your personal listings are.)

 

Posted by Associate Broker Falmouth MA Cape Cod Heath Coker, Heath Coker Robert Paul Properties Falmouth MA (http://www.CapeGroup.com & http://www.REindex.com) over 11 years ago

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