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Ok, Now you took your class and found your assistance program, now how do you link it up with a lender to get all the paperwork in sync? One thing I have found is, that the Banks are the only lenders that are willing to put in the time to work with the Down Payment Assistance Programs, the reason...
11/30/2010
Once you have finished your Counseling class you are now eligible to apply for one of the many assistance programs available. Use the link to the Florida Hud site in my previous blog, and go to the Assistance programs link, from here you can browse through many of the different programs on a Stat...
11/30/2010
First, I would like to note that this is tutorial for Florida First Time Home Buyers, if you are reading this from another State, Go to HUD.Gov and look up your State for your programs available to you. Now follow along, Florida Buyers go to http://www.hud.gov/local/index.cfm?state=fl&topic=homeo...
11/29/2010
Everywhere I look, I see that the Real Estate Market in the Tampa Bay area is moving in an upward fashion. This means that inventories are shrinking and prices are increasing. Looking over statistics it shows that "The Bottom" of the market in this area, was January 2009. This being said, every m...
11/29/2010
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Back in the olden days, when everybody didn't have a cell phone and a laptop computer, Real Estate Agents went to the office and did floor time. This consisted of coming in for a three or four hour period, sitting at the "up desk" and waiting for someone to call the agency or better yet walk into...
11/26/2010
In years past when Black Friday came around, I did not expect to be doing much Real Estate fieldwork, but it seems that this year, people ARE thinking about Real Estate on the busiest shopping day of the year. I received a call at 8:15 from a young lady that just had to see a New Construction Tow...
11/26/2010
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Well I went and did it, had Thanksgiving dinner with a bunch of friends. Boy did I eat to much, everyone there brought their specialty and being an extremely polite individual, I did not want to say no to anyone. You know if you snub one person everyone hears about it, so, I had a helping of each...
11/25/2010
We all know that this year, Thanksgiving will not be the Warm, Fuzzy day that has been in years past. People are losing their homes, cars are being repossessed and finding a job, to some, is just a wild fantasy that seems so unattainable. But look back to years past, World War Two, The Depression...
11/25/2010
Florida Housing Help will be holding a workshop on Wednesday December 1 at two locations: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Children's Board of Hillsborough County, 1002 E. Palm Ave., Tampa 33605, and from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at University Area Community Development Center, 14013 N. 22nd St., Tampa 33613.  T...
11/24/2010
I didn't forget to blog today, I was just really busy with Real Estate. I have a service person who is on the fence and and may buya really nice home with a pool, hot-tub, 5 brs and 2 baths, for 145k. The VA rate for this loan is still an astonishing 4.5%. Surprisingly or maybe not so surprisingl...
11/24/2010
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