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RISMEDIA, January 7, 2011-(MCT)-The drumbeat from the housing community was loud and clear in 2010: There was never a better time to buy a home. For most of the past 12 months, home prices tumbled, mortgage rates ticked downward, and the inventory of available traditional and distressed homes was...
01/07/2011
Florida and Arizona have long been the favorite 2 states for retirement migration. In a recent Del Webb survey among baby boomers on retirement preferences the top reasons for choosing where to live in retirement were cost of living, health care, climate, and opportunities for culture and recreat...
12/18/2010
When you use an agent to sell your home, you may agree on a commission as high as 5 per cent with the proceeds split two ways. One half goes to the agent who works for you and the other half is paid to the agent who finds the buyer and helps negotiate the deal. Now that the federal government has...
12/04/2010
The National Association of Realtors® reports that under Fannie Mae's new lending guidelines, which will take effect Dec. 13, securing a mortgage will become easier for some borrowers and more difficult for others.These new rules will allow buyers to use gifts and grants from nonprofit groups for...
11/29/2010
In the fall is when you want to get ready for the winter cold. The worst thing in the world is trying to put your storm windows in when its 20 degrees outside. Or worse, not having your sprinkler system purged before the freezing weather comes. The following is an easy checklist of things to do f...
10/10/2010
Home buyers are an increasingly rare breed these days. Many who were eager to buy a house raced to take advantage of federal home buyer tax credits. When those government perks expired in April, home sales essentially went into deep freeze, plummeting to levels not seen in more than a decade, acc...
09/04/2010
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Aug. 17, 2010 - The number of homes and condominiums for sale across South Florida has steadily declined over the past two years, an encouraging sign for the region's battered housing market.Still, industry observers worry about a sizable "shadow inventory" of foreclosed h...
08/17/2010
North Carolina boasts the second-lowest mortgage closing costs in the country, says a survey released Monday by Bankrate.com The study found that on a $200,000 loan, N.C. home buyers pay an average of $3,255 in closing costs - $1,476 in origination fees charged by the lender and $1,779 in average...
08/17/2010
Home owners are more active in their communities, benefit from improved education opportunities, and report higher levels of self-esteem and happiness when compared to renters, according to leading research. A new report from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, Social Benefits of Homeownership...
08/13/2010
Florida's law specifies certain provisions governing real estate deposits. A deposit is any money you put forward to affirm your will to pay for something in full. The amount and any restrictions on it are usually determined by the seller of the property in question. In real estate, deposits are ...
08/08/2010
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