I run into people all the time toting the woes of the present market. I'm thankful that I've remained busy throughout the year. This is a tougher market, with lower sales prices & one must learn the key to patiently waiting out short sales, and foreclosures. That being said... it will get better! I now have clients who want to close quickly and are willing to pay more for a home that is not in foreclosure or short sale in order to do so. That's a great sign the market may be turning!
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We're all in this Housing Market together. So, what can we do to improve the situation? Has anyone tried? I became an HRC Representative in Oct. 2008. It doesn't pay well (about as much as a BPO) but it's been very rewarding. It's great to know I helped someone remain in their home by gatherin...
For those new to the area, Fredericksburg, VA is a GREAT Place to live. We're only about 45 minutes from Washington, DC, 2 hours to the beach to the east, and the mountains to the west. The area is a wealth of Historic Sites. Downtown Fredericksburg offers a wonderful Candlelight Tour during th...
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