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Can I take out a home loan for land?

“I have been searching online to see if I can take out a home loan just for land? By home loan I mean a loan for a home and not a personal property loan like on a trailer court. Am I qualified for a home loan? I want to keep the loan as cheap as [...]

Foreclosures Continue to Flood Market

Foreclosures Continue to Flood Market

Its said in the article that “The U.S. housing market is being flooded with foreclosed homes held by trusts managing pools of securitized mortgages.”

This isn’t a good thing at all for sellers or persons thinking about selling. Your home’s value is determined by your homes neighboring properties and the [...]

More Signs of a Real Estate Turnaround

Real Estate Market Turnaround

There is confidence in the housing market because their is evidence that the market is increasing its turnaround of homes.

This is great news coming from an well educated and well researched source. The fact that the adversity index from MSNBC.com and Moddy’s Economy both show signs of a turnaround in a [...]

Home Buyer Tax Credit Could Expand

The first time home buyer tax credit of up to $8,000 is helping to move the housing inventory, while our market is in a slow down. Legislators and business community leaders are hoping to build on the incentives success by expanding on it.

Home Buyer Tax Credit Could Expand?

This credit is extremely important for our [...]

How to Improve Nations Energy Efficiency by NAR

Improve Your Homes Energy Efficiency

According to the National Association of Realtors, a great way to improve the energy efficiency of the nation’s homes and building is to utilize a incentive program. Plus they also suggest better education regarding energy efficiency, for home owners.

Read the Article from Realtor.com Here: Improve Energy Efficiency

Here are a few [...]

NAR Warns of Rental Property Scam

NAR Warns of Rental Property Scam!

Keep an eye out for the National Association of Realtors name being used as part of a property rental scam!!! Don’t be taken for your hard earn money! The scam is that rental property is offered to consumers whom are led to believe that the NAR is functioning [...]

Search Homes on your Iphone

Realtor.com has a great web application for the Iphone. The application provides you with the ability to search for homes near your current location as well as by zip code and local area. There are also options to find a home by its address. This is a great tool for when your on the go! [...]

2009 First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit

Bringing the Dream of Homeownership Within Reach

As part of its plan to stimulate the U.S. housing market and address the economic challenges facing our nation, Congress has passed legislation that grants a tax credit of up to $8,000 to first-time home buyers.

Realtor.com has provided more information about how the 2009 First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit [...]

Cincinnati Real Estate Blog

Alison Warm Moss is a real estate agent with Comey and Shepherd Realty in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Alison has a fantastic blog, which touches on numerous topics. She began her real estate career with Bull Realty in Atlanta, Georgia in 2001. As an agent she worked in property management, office sales, multi-family, investment property, and residential [...]

How To Find a Great Neighborhood

How To Find a Great Neighborhood

When it comes to choosing a great neighborhood, you’ll need to factor in a great deal of information. A great neighborhood is just as important as the type of home you pick. The neighborhood you select is going to have a big impact on the life you lead. When [...]

How do I switch my Primary Residency?

“My husband and I sold our primary home this year, but still own another house in a different state. We are now renting in the city of our primary home, but would like our second home to be considered our primary for capital gains reasons. I spend at least 50 % of my time at [...]

What is a “Short Sale” in Real Estate?

“Where can I get info about a property in DC for a short sale regarding liens, judgments, negative info which a title search would accomplish? And what is a short sale

-Short Sale Loser”

What is a Short Sale?

Short Sale Loser,

There are a few questions to answer here, and let me answer it quickly; a [...]

Locating an real estate agent for a Investors?

Selecting A Good Agent for an Investor

“I am a real estate investor and am looking for an experienced real estate agent as well as a real estate broker who specializes with investors. Can you please tell me how to find one, I have googled, ect and haven’t come up with much.
Thank you.

-Tim”

Most [...]

We are Selling our First House?

“We have 2 CMA’s scheduled on Thursday to value the house and then we’ll decide who we want to go with. What do we do after that; can we put the house up for sale that day? Do we then have to find a solicitor that day? I have arranged to go and see a [...]

I want to Buy a Second Home?

“I currently own a home with value about $300000 or more and loan is about 369000, I want to see if I can buy a another home and keep this one also. I have a big family and would like to get another home, my FICO is 700 or more I am a self [...]

Common Closing Costs Question?

What are Closing Costs?

“I want to buy a house that is 165,000, the taxes are 2,800, and my realtor says the closing costs are going to be 10,000 dollars, isn’t this pretty high? I want to ask the seller to pay but even if he does that still takes money out of [...]

Do I have to pay the Realtor?

“I’m checking out rental properties online, hopefully I’ll find something worth putting a deposit down on. I’m had a friend in the Annadale look at a few locations & take pictures… If I contact the Realtor to get more info, or have her show my friend a few properties, and end up signing a [...]

Real Estate Terms starting with (T)

The Following are real estate terms and topics: Starting With the Letter (T)

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Real Estate Terms starting with (P)

The Following are real estate terms and topics: Starting With the Letter (P)

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