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A lot of people look at the 4th of July as a time to buy fireworks, cook out with friends and family, and to just get a paid day off. Let's not forget what it took to get these luxuries so many of us take for granted. Remember the past military that fought and paid the ultimate price for our free...
07/01/2011
  Texas Foreclosure Prevention Task Force Urges Homeowners to Seek Help with Emergency Homeowners' Loan Program (EHLP)     The Texas Foreclosure Prevention Task Force is encouraging any Texas homeowner who has recently suffered job loss or significant reduction in income to investigate whether t...
06/29/2011
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Who Represents You? In almost every state in the U.S., buyers have the option of being represented by their real estate agent. This relationship creates responsibilities that require the agent put their client's interests above their own.   The duties a buyer or seller can expect to receive among...
06/28/2011
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Top 10 FHA Loan Advantages Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac underwritten conventional, FHA and VA loans account for the vast majority of mortgages chosen by buyers to finance their home purchase. While buyers have the choice on which product to use, there are some considerable advantages to FHA. More t...
06/20/2011
One More Chance?   Fixed Rate mortgages are at their lowest level for 2011 as reported in the current Freddie Mac weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey. Many qualified buyers missed the opportunity last fall in October and November to refinance at record low rates. This may give homeowners one mo...
06/15/2011
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Cash Now - Mortgage Later? You might think that a person who pays cash doesn't have many concerns or at least not the same ones as most people.  Roughly, about 9% of people paid cash for their home last year with a considerably higher percentage paying cash this year.    The first question that c...
06/06/2011
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Start Your Projects Summertime is almost here and millions of Americans will be starting home improvement projects.  Whether they're classified as maintenance, updating or energy saving, they should make homeownership more enjoyable.   Remodeling magazine's 2010-11 Cost vs. Value Report suggests ...
06/01/2011
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Start Your Projects Summertime is almost here and millions of Americans will be starting home improvement projects.  Whether they're classified as maintenance, updating or energy saving, they should make homeownership more enjoyable.   Remodeling magazine's 2010-11 Cost vs. Value Report suggests ...
05/31/2011
Buy Now or Wait Uncertainty as to whether prices will continue to fall has to be one of the most com mon causes of buyer procrastination.  Paying too much wouldn't be a smart thing but price isn't the only factor to consider.  Interest rates have as much effect on housing costs as price.   A smal...
05/24/2011
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Not So Fast Buyers! One of the challenges buyers are having with financing may be their own understanding or lack thereof.   In a recent survey done by research firm Ipsos for Zillow, a surprising number of incorrect answers to true or false questions were given by prospective buyers.   Over 3/4 ...
05/18/2011
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