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A short sale is beneficial for a homeowner that owes more on their home that it is worth. The homeowner can sell their property before a foreclosure takes place if they are 2 months late on their . The listing price is determined by broker price opinions, recent comps in the area and the conditi...
Title insurance is a one time insurance premium that covers you against legal problems regarding claim to your property. These potential problems can be caused by mistakes and irregularities that may have occured in the past. Typically the seller purchases a policy to ensure that the title that i...
Closing costs include services required for a property to change hands. These services include title work, appraisals, inspections, document preparation, recording fee and other expenses.
You want to get the best price for your home, plus sell it in the least amount of time. In a buyers' market such as the one emerging now, homes will take longer to sell. Therefore, it's important that you make the right moves at the very beginning of your homeselling process to remain competitive...
The desire to own a home is as strong as ever. The problem is that many would-be buyers want to wait until the market hits bottom. They are waiting for the lowest interest rates to intersect with the lowest home prices. Unfortunately, many will wait too long and jump into the game after the marke...
Having a home inspection protects both the buyer and the seller. A home inspection may reveal problems that you might not have noticed yourself. The task should take two to four hours or more, depending on the complexity of the job. Costs range from $300 to $800 for typical homes, but they can g...
Wondring whether to buy now or wait a little longer for the bottom? When will the bottom happen??? Linked article might help those on the fence.http://realestate.msn.com/Buying/Article2.aspx?cp-documentid=6112643
Rent or own??? This article may help you make the right decision in todays market http://realestate.msn.com/Buying/Article2.aspx?cp-documentid=6564920>1=35000
Contrary to what the news portrays, the real estate market is alive and well in Porter County. Sales were actually up last year (2007) from the previous year (2006)
I just read an excellent article explaining real estate economics. I thought I would share it with the purblic.http://rismedia.com/wp/2008-03-18/why-now-is-a-smart-time-to-buy/