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Looking for a home can be time consuming. So to make it a little easier, many people turn to the internet for information. The internet can be a huge help, but there are a few things you should before starting an internet search. Don’t always believe what you see. Be wary of online listings with ...
04/27/2015
 There may be a small issue with a home after the closing that frustrates the buyer. Typically an issue that comes up within a week or so after the closing that the buyer may call you about that can be taken care of rather quickly. But what about those issues that comes up months or years after c...
04/22/2015
 Ah! Home ownership, the American dream. At least for those who want it. There is definitely a level of freedom when you own your own home, but there are still some very real responsibilities to making home ownership work. Three are: Financial responsibilities First and foremost, you need to make...
04/15/2015
 PMI or private mortgage insurance is basically an insurance policy on your mortgage a lender requires when the buyer does not have the typical 20% down payment. Even though the buyer pays the premiums, PMI protects the lender in cast the buyer cannot make payments and goes into default.  It’s pr...
04/07/2015
The housing market is off to a slow start this year.  On average a home is spending about 102 days on the market nationwide according to initial research. Having a house sit on the market for a long period of time is not good for the seller. Buyers tend to think there must be something wrong with...
04/01/2015
  Ok, so you worked hard and kept a tight grip on your credit so you could close on your dream house. Now that you have, you feel you can loosen that hold some. You got your major purchase so you can let some things slide so you can use that money to redecorate right? Wrong!  There are other ways...
03/24/2015
  The unemployment rate has seen some drops over the past year, a larger percentage of houses are reasonably priced, rental prices have increased approximately 10% over the past few years and mortgage rates are just slightly higher than the all-time record lows we’ve seen in recent months.   So w...
03/18/2015
CMA stands for competitive or comparative market analysis. It’s basically a generalized look at the local market that can be used by both a buyer and seller.  A buyer can use this report to research what houses are selling for in a specific area and make an offer on a home.  A seller would use th...
03/12/2015
    Here are 3 ways you can prequalify homebuyers to maximize earnings 1. Make sure you're talking to the decision-maker It’s a good idea to make sure you are meeting with all parties involved in the buying process. If a buyer is married it would be great to talk to both spouses so you won’t have...
03/02/2015
Positioning to Be the Go To Agent With the market picking up slightly, agents are competing to find and market new listings to the slew of buyers out there. Here are a few tips to position yourself as the ‘go to’ agent in your area. 1.      Systematically work For Sale By Owners and Expired list...
02/16/2015
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