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New Construction Homes

August 19th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

I had a customer tell me last week that they were surprised I was showing them a new home in a new subdivision. They were under the impression that agents would not show these homes and that they thought real estate agents actively steered their clients away from new construction. Let me tell you, nothing [...]

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Closing costs and other terminology in Real Estate

August 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Closing Costs: fees for final property transfer not included in the price of the property. Typical closing costs include charges for the mortgage loan such as origination fees, discount points, appraisal fee, survey, title insurance, legal fees, real estate professional fees, prepayment of taxes and insurance, and real estate transfer taxes. A common estimate of [...]

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$8000 Tax Credit Program Coming to An End.

August 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

As of December 1st 2009, this program is history. If you are thinking about buying a home, get off your tail feathers and contact your Lender or Realtor today to see where you really stand. The loan needs to be closed by the end of November. I personally would like to see this program extended. [...]

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Smart Decision Steps When Looking to Buy a Home

July 4th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Step 1. Look at the pros and cons of renting vs. buying to decide if there are enough benefits for your individual desires to buy. Look at your goals, timetables and desired lifestyle. Step 2. Select a professional real estate agent to help you with information, knowledge and a road map through the maze. Step [...]

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