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Archives of real estate blog entries for May 5, 2012 (Page 6)
FHA Mortgages: Documenting the Transfer of Gift Funds - 01:32 PM
Good afternoon! I read this great blog on FHA mortgages and using gift funds to help pay for the down payment, as well as for closing costs if you're purchasing a home using and FHA mortgage. This mortgage is still alive and well and a viable purchase option in our market still. Just remember from one of my last reblogs on the subject of minimum property standards for getting an FHA loan that the house has to meet certain criteria. Take care and hope you're having a safe Cinco de Mayo. Amy Steele Via Keith Landis - Pennsylvania Mortgages (NMLS#137243 Keystone Home Finance, (2 comments)
We have a winner..."Naples Mansion Sells for Record Price" - 06:28 AM
$47.25 Million, that's chump change, right. Let's look at it differently $47,250,000 That actually looks like more now doesn't it? Here's the deal as reported in our local rag; On March 15th, Randal Bellestri paid $47.25 million for a 4 acre beachfront compound on Gordon Drive in Naples Florida. That's a record folks, most ever, best we can tell Now is it to be considered an abnormally, or the beginning of trend? What was the previous record? and when did it occur? Great question Ahem, apparently we had a sale back in April for $42 million for another Naples beachfront property. Are (7 comments)
San Francisco Bay Area Housing Inventory Snapshot - 01:49 PM
Here is a very braod brush housing inventory snapshot of the San Francisco Bay Area Housing. As stated, there are many "micro-climates" contained within the SF Bay Area, so this shouold be used strictly as a general guide as to the housing market: (1 comments)
"Super Moon" Tonight - 10:30 AM
A "supermoon" will rise over the Southland Saturday night, and will be 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than other full moons of 2012, according to Dr. James Garvin, chief scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, who explains the phenomenon on NASA's website. A "supermoon"—the term coined by astrologer Richard Nolle in 1979—occurs when the moon's orbit reaches its closest point to the Earth. This moon will be extra super, though, because it will also be "gloriously full" at the same time, Garvin said. (2 comments)
As you sip your margaritas today celebrating Cinco de Mayo, you should understand what it means.
The holiday of Cinco De Mayo, The 5th Of May, commemorates the victory of the Mexican militia over the French army at The Battle Of Puebla in 1862. It is primarily a regional holiday celebrated in the Mexican state capital city of Puebla and throughout the state of Puebla, with some limited recognition in other parts of Mexico, and especially in U.S. cities with a significant Mexican population. It is not, as many people think, Mexico's Independence Day, which is actually September 16. (4 comments)
Lots of Data (and I Don't Care) - 05:56 AM
I know I am guilty of also writing about the facts and figures more than the emotional aspect of buying or selling real estate. Maybe I need to write more about the emotion instead of logic of buying or selling real estate? Via Glenn S. Phillips (RealSource): I'm guilty. Because I like facts and data in my decision-making process, I can tend to give others to much data (as in more data than they want, at least for the short-term). Of course, I'm not alone in this and the problem is not just in real estate. I had a recent call from a (1 comments)
Looking to Purchase a Foreclosure (bank owned) Property in Chesapeake, Virginia - 03:46 AM
Looking to purchase a foreclosure (bank owned property in Chesapeake, Virginia? Looking to purchase a foreclosure property in Chesapeake Virginia? You have stumbled onto the right place. Chesapeake Virginia has over 1611 properties that are currently for sale. I work as a Real Estate Agent in the state of Virginia, and I will personally sift through each and everyone of these properties until we find the perfect fit for you! Chesapeake Virginia44 Bank owned properties starting at $13,900 to $309,0004 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac starting at $84,900 to $239,00048 VA Approved homes starting at $136,000 to $345,00038 FHA Approved homes (0 comments)
The Nichols Canyon California Daily Real Estate Blog Saturday May 5, 2012The Beverly Hills Real Estate blog www.patandmelody.com Please e-mail us at: email@example.com should you need immediate assistance.Welcome to the written blog and check out our daily blog and occasional video joke which is posted around noon time here or on Facebook: http://youtu.be/vEFS_npKjoY
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The Weekend Open House Guide. http://www.themls.com/wohg.cfm?DEBUG=0 If you have any question regarding buying or selling a property give us a call and we’ll (0 comments)
Beaverton Real Estate Market . . . What's Trending in Beaverton - 02:03 PM
What's Going on Beaverton -- 4 Month Real Estate Market Report The new year stated out with an adsorption rate for Beaverton real estate of 7.0 months of inventory. In just four months it decreased substantially and dramatically. Beaverton Real Estate Market Report The above chart shows the average price of Beaverton real estate for the four months. The Beaverton real estate used for this market report is based on "DETACHED" properties -- excluding condos/attached homes/townhomes. I used short sales and foreclosed properties in Beaverton. My Advice To Buyer Looking at Beaverton Real Estate With interest rates still low it's (7 comments)
This home located at 293 Central Street in Milford was truly one of the best values in town! The buyer got a heck of a property and with a few updates will have (9 comments)
Great Day at Sacramento Leadercast Event - 07:07 AM
I had an incredible day yesterday attending the Sacramento Leadercast event! Thank you to Rick Vandermyden of Keller Williams Realty for setting this up! Chick-fil-A® Leadercast® is a one-day leadership event broadcast LIVE from Atlanta, GA to hundreds of locations around the world. I learned so much at this day of leadership. Here is just a few of the tidbits I feel will help me in my business in the coming months - "Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies." - Mother Theresa From Andy Stanley, leadership author, "When faced with choices, ask yourself these (1 comments)
This custom built Harbor Ridge estate features awe inspiring views from the family room, kitchen, living room, secondary bedroom and the master bedroom that include the Pacific Ocean, Newport Harbor and Catalina Island. This Newport Beach ocean view home has 5 bedrooms all ensuite and a total of 7 bathrooms. In addition to all of the usual living spaces, there is a fully finished basement that would be perfect for a media room. To schedule a private showing of this Newport Beach ocean view home, please contact Christine (0 comments)
This home features an upgraded kitchen with granite and new cabinets. The family room has built ins, and the home has plenty of recessed lighting. It also has hardwood floors and an open floor plan. Located on a corner lot, it has a nice sized yard. And, at $835,000 it is significantly less expensive than any other 4 bedroom home in Newport Coast. For a private showing, please contact Christine Donovan at 714-319-9751.
Lowest Priced 4 Bedroom in Newport Coast (0 comments)
This lovely Irvine home features an open floor plan and has many upgrades. In addition, it also has a large patio area in which to enjoy the wonderful Southern California weather. Located in Woodbridge with all that it has to offer including parks, the lake and so much more. Please contact Christine Donovan at 714-319-9751 to schedule your private showing.
This Quail Hill home is perfect for the person/people who wants a move in ready home where they need do nothing more difficult than move in furniture and personal belongings. This 2 bedroom Quail Hill home features an open floor plan and has a lovely patio area that is perfect for enjoying the great weather. Please contact Christine Donovan at 714-319-9751 to schedule your private showing. Lovely Quail Hill Home with Open Floor Plan (0 comments)
PARTY LIKE A ROCK STAR IN REAL ESTATE - 11:01 AM
PARTY LIKE A ROCK STAR IN REAL ESTATE How many of us like a good party? Time are tough and many people are worried if they are going to lose their job. Gas prices are increasing and the unemployment rate continues to increase each month. Foreclosures and mortgage rates continue to increase each month. What are we to do as a Realtor? I have the solution. IT IS TIME TO P A R T Y LIKE 2012 AND BEYOND!!!!!!! PLAN-Realtor needs a solid business plan to stay on track. A compass so one stays on course during the rough times as we are (3 comments)
I just wanted to wish all ActiveRainers HAPPY CINQO DE MAYO DAY FROM SENOR HARRY. What other country would allow you to celebrate every cultural holiday? My favorite saying is 'ONLY IN AMERICA." Why do we celebrate this day? What is so important about this day? These are great questions. It is more than just tortilla chips and Coronas. This is a very special day for those people that live in American and truly celebrate it for the right meaning. I have always loved history since I have been in school. I love (3 comments)
HARRY'S TOP 10 MISTAKES PEOPLE MAKE WHEN PICKING A REALTOR MUST READ FOR ALL - 07:22 PM
HARRY'S TOP 10 MISTAKES PEOPLE MAKE WHEN PICKING A REALTOR MUST READ FOR ALL PICK ME! I AM THE BEST REALTOR IN THE CITY! I have been in the real estate business for seven years. I am always learning in this business. Nobody can know it all because things are always changing in the business. Well, people are purchasing real estate. How do they pick their Realtor to represent them? Research has indicated that people use the Internet 70% or more when finding their Realtor. That is quite the number. This gives us more reason to blog on ActiveRain. HARRY'S TOP (9 comments)
Westwinds condos in Treasure Island - 06:30 AM
Westwinds condos in Treasure Island are a great place to live or spend your vacation at. The Westwinds waterfront resort has 36 condos right on the waters of Boca Ciega Bay. Buy one of these condo or rent it for you trip down to beautiful Treasure Island. Westwinds condos in Treasure Island (3 comments)
www.westsideHomefinder.com recent blog posts | Saturday May 5th 2012 - 10:40 AM
Happy Saturday everyone! My apologies for being MIA for a while. My office has been keeping me very occupied. Here are the recent post on www.westsideHomefinder.com Mackenzie’s short sale tale Westside Properties is a full-service real estate boutique brokerage based in Venice serving the entire Westside of Los Angeles. We proudly represent the finest properties throughout the Westside. We work as a team and combine our extensive real estate experience, powerful resources and connections to benefit you whether you are looking you buy or sell…Read More
Pending home sales up, ‘market has clearly turned the corner’ It’s always nice (0 comments)
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