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STEP 6 MAKING AN OFFER PRIOR TO PRESENTING AN OFFER ASK YOUR REALTOR FOR COMPARABLE SALES IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD. REQUEST SIMILAR STLYE HOUSES,WITH SIMILAR SQUARE FOOTAGE AND THE CLOSED SALES WITHIN A HALF MILE RADIUS FOR THE PAST 6 MONTHS.THOSE NUMBERS WILL GIVE YOU A MEASURE OF WHAT THE HOUSE IS W...
09/21/2008
  OFTEN HAVE WE HEARD THAT WHEN IT COMES TO REAL ESTATE TIMING IS EVERYTHING . IF YOU PLAN ON PURCHASING A HOME THIS YEAR THEN YOUR TIMING IS PERFECT. FOR MOST AREAS,IT'S A "BUYERS MARKET".THAT MEANS THERE IS AN ABUNDANCE OF HOMES AVAILABLE ,THE MARKET HAS STABILIZED AND MOTIVATED SELLERS IN TODA...
09/20/2008
I was discussing with some friends the other day how difficult it is to keep balance in our lives. In return I was sent this email.I would like to pass it on .     The Mayonnaise Jar and 2 Cups of Coffee When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enoug...
02/26/2008
A month ago we received a lead on a new construction house. The call came from out of state.The buyer mentioned that her husband is the decision maker and he lives in town.After scheduling a showing,the buyer placed an offer and proceeded to move forward with the transaction.Needless to say a mon...
02/18/2008
Now that the president has signed the stimulus package,FHA reform is right around the corner.What does it all mean?In a nut shell,when the FHA loan limits increase,it will enable many buyers that have had difficulty qualifying for a mortgage the ability to get back in the hunt. A FHA loan is not ...
02/17/2008
I accepted a transaction 100 days ago on a new construction home.Upon speaking with the builder we agreed to accept 5% under what was our anticipated sales price,because we were told by the selling agent that the purchaser needed and would close quickly. The house was ready and should have closed...
02/13/2008
I recently picked up an "Iphone" and was pleasantly surprised at all the features that can assist me while out in the field. This past weekend I held an Open House.While waiting for customers,this phone gave me access to my e-mail,I was able to post up advertising on select sites I use,and send i...
02/11/2008
Now that the stimulus package has been approved and awaiting the presidents signature,FHA reform is right around the corner.With limits due to increase as part of the reform,I find this time in homebuying will be very exciting.Many homes that were above the FHA mortgage ceiling will now qualify,g...
02/08/2008
With the Foreclosure rates soaring, "HUD" inventory is going to balloon.  There will be many deals on the horizon.  Hud homes offer the opportunity for buyers to bid on homes with built in equity.  Hud Homes are generally purchased by the end user (person moving into the house).  Although, invest...
02/07/2008
I need to vent ! This has now happened to me 2 straight weekends. A potential buyer looking for a move in condition home emails me back and forth for a few days.After numerous searches we decide on 3 houses that fit her criteria. All 3 homes are listed in "excellent condition". When we get to the...
02/04/2008
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