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Terri Merlino is Chief Credit Officer for Freddie Mac’s Single Family business in McLean, Virginia. Freddie Mac. of course, keeps mortgage capital flowing by purchasing mortgage loans from lenders…freeing up their money, and allowing them to provide more loans to qualified borrowers.
Evelyn Wolford is a REALTOR® with Latter & Blum, in New Orleans. Evelyn has been working with buyers and sellers in the Crescent City for more than 30 years. And she’s deeply involved in real estate at the local state and national levels. She is currently the chair of the Louisiana Real Estate Commission, and is a member of the Professional Standards Committee at THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.
The Millennials are the biggest demographic group in the country – and when they start buying real estate in droves – it will affect every home buyer, home seller and homeowner in America. And joining us now is our Millennial in residence – Jane Dollinger!
Lance Lambert is a data journalist for REALTOR®.com. REALTOR®.com is known as “The Home of Home Search,” and offers the most comprehensive source of home listings on the web, along with all the information, tools and professional expertise people need to move confidently through every step of their home journey.
Frank Lesh is the executive director of ASHI – the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) and has been an ASHI certified home inspector for more that 25 years.
We’re back with our special “Staying Cool,” all about how to keep your place comfortable even though the temperatures are not….
We’re going to leave you today with a little discussion about a big debate. And it’s about air conditioning… And whether AC is a necessity or a luxury in today’s world.
On the necessity side of the debate, many health and labor organizations say that excessive heat is a big threat to many people in America.
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Lance Lambert is a data journalist for REALTOR®.com. REALTOR®.com is “The Home of Home Search,” offering the most comprehensive source of home listings on the web, along with all the information, tools and professional expertise people need to move confidently through every step of their home journey..
Marie Flaherty is a REALTOR® and Associate Broker at the Flaherty Group in Westbrook, Maine. Marie is the 2015 President of the Maine Association of REALTORS® as well as the past president of the Portland Board of REALTORS®.
Vanessa Goggans is partner and Practice Manager of the Residential Real Estate practice of Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP in Atlanta, Georgia. And the former president of the Georgia Real Estate Closing Association.
Martin Murray is with Eversource Energy, based in Manchester, New Hampshire. Eversource transmits and delivers electricity and natural gas for more than 3.6 million electric and natural gas customers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and in the state of New Hampshire.
Jim Austin is REALTOR® for 37 years and broker-owner with Austin Commercial Real Estate in Fort Worth, Texas, founded the National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum and Hall of Fame. And he’s provided nearly a half million dollars in scholarships to students over the years. For his efforts, Jim was a 2003 winner of NAR’s Good Neighbor Award for his community service.
Welcome back to our special “Staying Cool.”
We’re going to wrap up today’s show with a look at your home, your air conditioning and – your air conditioning bill!
When you go to rip open that air conditioning bill this month, you might realize just how much this heat wave recently has cost you in cooling your home. Air conditioning bills can really take a chunk out of your wallet and you may be tempted to penny pinch, even at the sake of your own comfort. What’s the harm in keeping your home really hot or even turning the AC off completely while you’re away?
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Some good news for builders struggling with soaring lumber prices. Interim Forest Service chief Victoria Christiansen told congress that the Forest Service expects its 2018 timber harvest will be the biggest in 20 years. The National Association of Homebuilders is hailing the news. NAHP has been urging congress and the Trump administration to consider ways to increase the domestic supply of timber from public lands. According to the NAHP, since January of last year, rising lumber prices have increased the cost of an average single family home by nearly $9,000.
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