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2009 

The first-time home buyer tax credit ends November 30th, 2009. Sounds like you still have some time right? Not really. In fact, you need to start looking for a house NOW just to ensure you won’t miss the deadline and pay $8,000 more, and even starting to look right now doesn't mean you will absol...
09/25/2009
Presently, there are around 6,000,000 home owners who have an interest only mortgage. This kind of mortgage implies that the standard payments you make are just taking off the amount of interest the mortgage amasses. The capitol you borrowed must be paid back when the mortgage has run its term. T...
09/25/2009
Bill, Great post - as an exclusive buyer's agent, my #1 goal is to get the home my client wants, #2 is to reduce the price.  Many times the home is located in a particular place where the home becomes more valuable to the buyer, and buyer was willing to invest the extra bucks for it. ira Should y...
09/02/2009
Nearly a quarter of all homeowners are sinking under a mortgage that is bigger than the value of their home. Even Worse, that figure could rise to as much as 30% by the middle of next year as job losses and foreclosures climb. In the city, those who owe more on mortgages than their homes are wort...
09/01/2009
Approximately 1/3 of your FICO score is based on how much of your available credit you are using.  This is called your "credit utilization". The higher the utilization rate you have… the lower your credit score.  The credit scoring models view this as you getting closer to maxing out your credit ...
09/01/2009
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