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by The KCM Crew on February 10, 2012 InfoGraphic
by The KCM Crew on February 8, 2012 People are delaying the decision to buy a home because they are not sure where prices are headed. If they buy and prices continue to soften, they feel that they will not have purchased at the optimal moment. They reason that, if they sit and wait, they can’t...
by The KCM Crew on February 7, 2012 Many of our readers ask us if appraisers use distressed properties (short sales and foreclosures) as comparables when doing an appraisal on non-distressed properties. We have posted on this issue on several occasions (examples: here and here). Last month, the...
by The KCM Crew on January 27, 2012 For a larger version, click on the image. InfoGraphic Where Are People Moving To and From?
Getting a home signifies financial security and an investment for the future. Owning a home is part of the American Dream. There are some surprising reasons why you can’t get a home. Down Payment – You may have the required 10%-25% on the asking price of the home you are interested in but how you...
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by Dean Hartman on October 27, 2011 · 4 comments in Uncategorized At a campaign stop in Nevada on Monday, President Obama announced an expansion of the HARP (Home Affordable Refinance Program) which would eliminate the current maximum LTV of 125%. The initiative is being looked at as a way to ...
by Christopher Reale on October 25, 2011 · 3 comments in For Buyers, Short Sales We are again honored to have Christopher Reale, Director of Short Sale Operations at Lepizzera and Laprocina Title and Escrow Services, as today’s guest blogger. He is an expert on the short sale process and will ...
by Ken H. Johnson on October 24, 2011 · 2 comments in For Buyers, Pricing Today, we are again honored to have Ken H. Johnson, Ph.D. — Florida International University (FIU) and Editor of the Journal of Housing Research as our guest blogger. To view other research from FIU, visit http://realestat...
by The KCM Crew on October 21, 2011 · 3 comments in For Buyers