November 18, 1998: The lead promo focuses on Real Estate listings, exhorting readers to buy a house because of low mortgage rates. (Average rates for a 30-year fixed mortgage in November 1998 were around 7 percent.)
Also, if you look in the left NetFind column, you'll see a new Maps & Directions item. This being then, it would have been Mapquest.
which relaunched with a new design on July 14, 1998.
I printed screencaps and saved them. 20 years later, I'm scanning them
in and posting them with a little commentary under the tag #20YearsAgoOnAOLcom.]
Sunday, November 18, 2018
20 Years Ago on AOL.com: Nov. 18, 1998 -- Mortgage Rates and Maps & Directions
Posted by Joelogon at 11/18/2018
Labels: 20YearsAgoOnAOLcom, aol
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