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Actually there was a time when shopping around did affect your scores severely when you shopped different lenders and online lending institutions as well.  Numerous inquiries gave the appearance that you were trying to open new lines of credit, which impaired your ability to buy a home.  So does ...
04/10/2010
Effective April 5th 2010 which is less than 30 days away, the FHA mortgage insurance premium (MIP) will be increased from 1.75% to 2.25 %. If you are considering an FHA mortgage for your new home, this is important news because it will cost you less to get it now.  So not only is the $8000 and $6...
03/07/2010
School Preparations for the arrival of the Army 7th Special Forces Group are under way in Okaloosa County, in Fort Walton Beach, Niceville and Crestview.  They have included training for the school district's staff, a Web site page for incoming parents and trips to Fort Bragg, to speak to familie...
03/07/2010
Joint Strike Fighter pilot instructors were fitted for their new gear this past week at Eglin AFB.  This state of the art suit is off the hook.  Rumor has it that the helmet alone cost more than most single family homes!  The Joint Strike Force pilots wearing them represent not only the Air Force...
03/07/2010
Jan. 26  Sonny's  Bar-B-Q restaurants in Fort Walton Beach and across the Southeast are holding a fundraiser to collect money for the devastated people of Haiti. This Tuesday, participating Sonny's locations will donate a portion of the day's proceeds to the Red Cross, to aid in the rescue and su...
01/24/2010
Where are you planning on spending your next vacation?There is a new venture in Los Angeles offering tours through Los Angeles gang turf. These are high end specialty tours of top crime scene areas of South Central Los Angeles.  The first tour on January 16th was sold out!  Passengers received a ...
01/22/2010
A short sale can absolutely be a great deal for buyers.  You can get a tremendous house for the money.  While short sales are oftentimes sold "as is", that isn't really where the problem arises.  No matter how many times you explain to buyers that buying a short sale can be a lengthy process, tha...
01/21/2010
If you have had the wonderful experience of waiting for a month for a dental appointment at Eglin AFB, it seems your prayers are being answered.  It's true, construction has already begun on a new clinic that will help support the base's growing and projected population and expanded mission of th...
01/21/2010
When you are buying a home, there are a few important documents that you will need to provide to your lender in order to obtain a mortgage.  One of these documents will be your tax returns.  Sometimes when we move or relocate, documents can get lost or misplaced.  Whatever reason, we sometimes ha...
01/20/2010
If you  have been considering investing in some bank owned properties in the Fort Walton Beach /Eglin AFB area, here is a quick link.  Bank owned properties will close much quicker than short sales.  I closed one recently in 30 days.  Click here to view a quick list of available homes, townhomes ...
01/12/2010
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Karen Butler

Eglin AFB/ Fort Walton Beach /Destin Relocation
smartphone(850) 830-8780
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