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Real Estate Sales Representative - RE/MAX Real Estate Group
Reports of foreclosures by the millions have been in the news so much over the past few years that to some, it might seem like the new normal.  But as a real estate professional who is in the trenches with financially stressed homeowners every day, it never feels like business-as-usual to me. The...
RISMEDIA, July 8, 2011—Most Americans still believe that owning a home is a solid financial decision, and a majority of renters aspire to homeownership as a long-term goal. According to the 2011 National Housing Pulse Survey released recently by the National Association of REALTORS®, 72 percent o...
Today we are discussing the availability of loans for first time home buyers with Joe Iaccheri from Regent Financial Group in Omaha, NE. First time home buyers are the biggest group of buyers in the market. The most commonly used loan for first time home buyers is the FHA Loan, (Federal Housing ...
1. Declutter - Clean, Clean, Clean 2. Remove any evidence of pets - Litterboxes, smell, toys 3. Remove any evidence of kids - Remove posters, personal artwork, etc 4. Cleanup the Front Yard and Porch - You are looking for Good Curb Appeal 5. Remove any Sunken Pavement Stones 6. Paint - Paint any...
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Many buyers and sellers wait until spring to enter the market, especially families with schoolchildren, who want to make their deals so they can move in time for the next school year. Still, there are people who, for a variety of reasons, are in the market in winter. And while the market is small...
Solving Your Mortgage Crisis Just Got Easier     5 Steps for a Successful Short Sale   Lenders and the federal government, prompted by the sheer volume of loan modification and short sale requests, have overhauled their systems and programs, making the foreclosure avoidance process much easier t...
  Cheap Ways To Help Get Your House Sold I saw this article and thought: "How easy!" You don't have to spend a lot to make little changes that make a house look "refreshed". According to the HomeGain survey, the top five home improvements that real estate professionals recommend to home sellers ...
I was reading the Daily Real Estate News that RisMedia put out in December, and they had the "10 Real Estate Predictions for 2011".  I wonder how they will pan out over the next year.. •1.     Building is back.  After 3 years of little or no new development, new properties are breaking ground aga...
Simple Tips to Change Your Financial Behavior By Gregory KarpRISMEDIA, December 29, 2010—(MCT)—Americans have a renewed interest in all things frugal during this recession. They’re spending less money, using credit cards less, and the terms “frugalista” and “bargainista” have entered the daily le...

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