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How to Choose the Right REALTOR®

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

In making your decision to work with a real estate agent, there are certain questions you should ask when evaluating a potential agent. The first question you should ask is whether the agent is a REALTOR®. Aren’t all agents Realtors? What is the difference? And does it matter? There are different types of agents- buyer’s [...]

Home Buying Tips from an Appraiser-turned-Realtor

Friday, February 19th, 2010

There are a number of factors to consider when you begin the process of househunting. Whether you are a first-time home buyer, or have owned several homes in the past, how do you know exactly what to look for and what questions to ask when it comes to searching for your perfect home?
A trusted, experienced REALTOR® with extensive knowledge of [...]

Step-By-Step Guide to Obtaining a Home Loan

Monday, February 15th, 2010

If you are in the market to buy your first home, and you want to take advantage of the first-time homebuyer’s tax credit, this is definitely the right time to do it. It is a buyer’s market, and great deals can be found everywhere if you know where to look.
And once you’ve found that house [...]

Don’t Let Closing Costs Surprise You

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

Closing costs aren’t really as mysterious and scary as they seem, but each lender has their own fees and costs for items like appraisals and title fees. The mortgage industry has different factions, but after many years, HUD has put new rules in place to curb the last-minute surprises at closing.
These rules are designed to not [...]

Before You Buy It, Be Sure You Can Afford It

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

We’re currently in a real estate market full of short sales and foreclosed homes. While this is actually a slight advantage for potential homebuyers in the market, it can be devastating for current homeowners going through these situations.
But how did these homeowners get to this point? And how can you make sure it does not [...]

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