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York County Pennsylvania here !   Great artical !   We've been watching a buyer's market for so long, we've almost forgotten how to see the signs of the building of a seller's market. Keep in mind, a seller's market slowly builds (over months) while a buyer's market can hit overnight. While the N...
  Congress has acknowledged the unique circumstances affecting members of the military, the foreign service and the intelligence community by making the following exceptions that apply to both the $8,000 tax credit for first-time home buyers and the $6,500 tax credit for repeat home buyers. Exemp...
York County Pennsylvania home sales here !   Fannie and Freddie Fail To Meet Low Income Lending Goals   We have heard how evil lenders have been writing loans to families that could not pay it back and causing the housing crisis. But if you look at the facts  Fannie and Freddie encouraged this be...
New Home Sales Down ! First Time Homebuyers Tax Credit Not Helping Much ..... New Home sales dropped in September as buyers decided this may not be the time to purchase a new home. Single family homes sales were down nationwide by 3.6 percent. What is interesting is that the National Association...
Dawn Tittsworth York Pennsylvania here ! What an insightful artical! Thanks !    How do you handle CMA requests for leads?  or...people that visit your web site and ask for a valuation on their property? Most of the leads I get are buyer leads, but they do have the ability to request a CMA at the...
Senate leaders have agreed on an extension of the $8,000 first-time homebuyer tax credit along with a new $6,500 tax credit for move-up buyers, but it is unclear when the chamber will vote on the measure. The credit extension would run from Dec. 31, 2009 through April 30, 2010 and give buyers wit...
Senate Votes To Extend Homebuyer Tax Credit WASHINGTON (AP) ¯ Senators agreed Wednesday to extend a popular tax credit for first-time homebuyers and to offer a reduced credit to some repeat buyers.The tax credit provides up to $8,000 to first-time homebuyers but is set to expire at the end of Nov...
York County Pennsylvania here!   FHA did indeed release a directive late yesterday (not the best day to be releasing important info!)  detailing the procedure for using the $8,000 tax credit for closing costs and/OR extra downpayment. The tax credit funds are "purchased" by the lender and shown a...
York Pennsylvania here!   Lot's on the docket today, so read on!   Good news #1- After the carnage of Wednesday, as of right now, we have reclaimed  half of that days loss of 207 "basis points"  (34 bps yesterday and 94 as of right now today!)  This is very encouraging as it may show that the mov...
  York County Pennsylvania Real Estate here! This is something we all need to  know. HUD committed to RESPA changes Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan says he remains committed to implementing new standardized loan-disclosure forms and settlement procedures proposed last year by the Bush administrat...

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