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  Consumer Resources If you are having difficulty making your mortgage payments, one of the most important things you can do is be proactive. Review the terms and conditions of your mortgage, learn about the foreclosure proces...
04/03/2009
According to NAR, home values appreciate 4.5 percent annually on average. That’s a great return; however, very few buyers pay in cash. Most try to put as little cash down as possible. The amount of cash buyers put into their home determines their return on equity, which is the total return on the...
04/02/2009
In many areas, short sales are the biggest game in town. But you don¿t want to jump into this niche willy-nilly. By Robert Freedman | April 2009 In addition to educating yourself on the ins and outs of these complex deals, you also need a good picture of the legal risks that exist for you.   Misr...
04/02/2009
Federal government provides needed incentives. By Robert Freedman | April 2009 Debbi Burright knows just how powerful the first-time homebuyer tax credit can be. Last November, the Portland, Ore., broker of Keller Williams Realty Portland Premiere worked with a customer who took advantage of the ...
04/02/2009
At 96, REALTOR® Emeritus Phyllis Waters has been through several cycles in the housing market and has bounced back and thrived after each one. Still active in real estate, Waters reveals the lessons she's learned through the years. REALTOR® Emeritus Phyllis Waters could have chosen to retire deca...
04/02/2009
Pending sales climbed at a seasonally adjusted rate of 2.1 percent in February from the previous month, according to the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, up from an all-time low. Double-digit gains in pending sales were posted in the Midwest and Northeast, and the report also shows home prices ...
04/02/2009
The Federal Housing Administration is a primary source of mortgage financing for millions of America’s families and plays a key role in helping bring stability to the housing market. This is the message that the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® delivered to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee...
04/02/2009
The inventory of existing homes for sale in 29 major markets covered by ZipRealty declined an average of 2.5 percent in January 2009, compared to December 2008 and down 13 percent compared to January 2008. This is a good sign, especially when considering that typically inventories rise in January...
02/10/2009
In the last decade, there have been hundreds of communities in every state that have seen significant growth in new homes. Many of them are outside the urban core and often far from established centers of employment. Will the current economic slowdown put an end to these communities? "The boomtow...
02/10/2009
In the last decade, there have been hundreds of communities in every state that have seen significant growth in new homes. Many of them are outside the urban core and often far from established centers of employment. Will the current economic slowdown put an end to these communities? "The boomtow...
02/10/2009
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