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Archives of real estate blog entries for June 5, 2012 (Page 9)
Portland Real Estate Questions: What is an Escrow Holdback? - 02:39 PM
Portland Real Estate Questions: What is an Escrow Holdback? Escrow Holdbacks have become uncommon in the Portland Metro real estate market. When I first started to practice real estate in 1999 Escrow Holdback were common. But, common or not . . . what are they? An Escrow Holdback: Created in a real estate purchase Is mutually accepted between Buyer and Seller Provides instructions to escrow to holdback proceeds from the sale. An escrow holdback is used when the Seller agrees to make repairs on behalf of the Buyer but needs funds from the close of the transaction to pay for them. In these cases, (5 comments)
Computer Repair for Gilroy, Morgan Hill and San Martin - 09:28 PM
Mike does come highly recommended. he can fix just about anything that is wrong with your computer, recover data, and even transfer your old data to your new computer. Not expensive at all, either. He was a lot cheaper than the guys who work out of the big box store and drive around in VW bugs. Via Gary Frimann (Eagle Ridge Realty/Signature Homes & Estates): Computer Repair for Gilroy, Morgan Hill and San Martin When I am happy with the ervices of someone or some company, I like to give credit where credit is due. Ofent, I do not do this enough. (0 comments)
Lovely 3 Bed 1.75 Bath Acme Home - 05:59 PM
Great home at a great price. Built in 2000 this Three bed, 1.75 Bath home is ready for a new owner. Home has a family room and a living room, Good windows, tape and textured, and is in good clean condition. Situated on a quiet country road. Full Details http://www.ihomesourceteam.com/listing/mlsid/185/propertyid/365733/syndicated/1/cgltguid/410DB483-A168-4844-A1BA-2708ED040D85/?ts=crg
Listing Courtesy of Christine Farkas, Keller Williams Western Realty (1 comments)
Great Ferndale home in Laurel Grove! - 06:01 PM
Great Ferndale home in Laurel Grove. This home sits on the dead end of Shaw Rd. and is private and quiet. Oversize lot with a big backyard. Dining room opens up to the rear deck. There are two fireplaces, and the family room in the lower level is divided for a office. Home has been updated and is priced for a quick sale. Full Details http://www.ihomesourceteam.com/listing/mlsid/185/propertyid/365602/syndicated/1/cgltguid/2E63192B-D725-4DB9-8A85-427B5D754ED0/?ts=crg
Listing Courtesy of Christine Farkas, Keller Williams Western Realty (0 comments)
Can you even think of a better place to live than condo on Siesta Key, Florida? Buying a condo anywhere in Sarasota FL is a great thing, but buying one of the idyllic Siesta Key beach condos is the real deal. This would give you a chance to enjoy all the benefits that come with living in Siesta Key, plus the obvious benefits of living in a condo located right on the beach. Living on the ocean coastline might seem a little too hard to achieve, but the fact is that these beach condos in Siesta Key can today be (0 comments)
The Williamsons Family Of Car Dealerships Continues To Grow - 10:13 AM
The Williamson's Family Of Car Dealerships Continues To Grow The Williamson's have added a new dimension to their growing business presence in Uxbridge with the recently completed purchase of Dean Watson Auto Sales (the local Chrysler dealership).
Workman are busy placing signage and preparing for some renovationsas the process of rebranding of the formerDean Watson Auto Sales Chrysler Dealership to Williamson Chrysler has begun
What began in downtown Uxbridge by Alex Williamson as an Imperial Oil gas station back in 1947 has continued to grow, moving from one location to another to accommodate that growth. In the 50's that growth included (2 comments)
Keeping you informed on recent trends in the real estate market
The above chart represents the market activity in each of the communities for the month of May 2012. GREATER TORONTO AREA REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATES GTA Real Estate Market Update For May 2012 The Average Selling Price for homes in the GTA $516,787 ..... UP 6.5% over the same period last year Over all sales numbers ..... UP 11% over the same period last year with 10,850 existing home sales in May 2012 Year Over Year new listings ..... up (2 comments)
WASHINGTON – June 5, 2012 – Sometimes the ideal house needs a little bit of work, and private lenders don’t like doling out more money than a home is worth. Unknown to many buyers, however, is an FHA program that allows them to add up to $35,000 onto their first mortgage with the extra money earmarked for immediate repairs.The FHA 203(k) loan is available from approved FHA mortgage lenders nationwide, providing the borrower plans to live in the home. The downpayment is approximately 3.5 percent of the total loan amount including repairs.The Department of Housing and Urban Development lists (1 comments)
Why it could cost you THOUSANDS if you wait to buy a home... - 05:42 PM
Why it could cost you THOUSANDS if you wait to buy a home... Thinking about buying a home but on the fence because you are waiting to see if home prices will drop some more???? You are not alone! Here is why taking advantage of the historically low interest rates and affordable home prices could SAVE YOU MONEY!! Below are two examples of buying today vs. buying 6 months from now: IF YOU BOUGHT TODAY: Purchase Price: $520,000.00 Fixed rate at 3.75% with only 3.5% down Payment, Principal & Interest: $2,364.58 $ amount towards principal: $769 per month (THAT IS 33% (4 comments)
Doing What Is Right When It Comes To Gutters - 12:41 PM
As a Realtor, I've often watched Home Buyers encounter various issues during their Home Inspection. Most often problems center around plumbing and/or electrical, but nonetheless other issues (a real variety) do surface. On occassion, I've also observed problems with Gutters. Sometimes gutters leak causing some damage to the house. Still other times they just don't fit right and there are moments when the Inspector will suggest they need to be replaced.I couldn't help but notice this interesting article that was in my email earlier this morning: 4 Rules About Gutter ReplacementI hope you will take a moment and read this informative post (6 comments)
Homes for Sale: Orange County Foreclosures The list presented here are recently listed foreclosure homes and condos in Orange County, California. These properties are now on the market and available for sale. Each is officially listed with a local real estate Broker. If you wish for additional information on any of these properties or you would like to preview the home…Just call or text me at (714) 612-0995. You can also email me at GGasparRE@Yahoo.com
The list presented here are recently listed foreclosure homes and condos in Long Beach, California. These properties are now on the market and available for sale. Each is officially listed with a local real estate Broker. If you wish for additional information on any of these properties or you would like to preview the home…Just call or text me at (714) 612-0995. You can also email me at GGasparRE@Yahoo.com
Coral Springs Short Sale- 3213 NW 123rd Ave Coral Springs Fl 33065 - 01:06 PM
Coral Springs Short Sale- 3213 NW 123rd Ave Coral Springs Fl 33065 For Sale. This home will not last long at this fabulous price of $226,000 with over 2,300 square feet under air. This price range of home is very popular and most listings in this price point will get multiple offers. Coral Springs Florida Short Sale - 3213 NW 123rd Av Coral Springs FL 33065 Call today to make an offer on this property located at: 3213 NW 123rd Ave Coral Springs Fl 33065- This is a short sale. (2 comments)
Boca Raton Short Sale- 21812 Reflection Lane Boca Raton Fl 33428 - 02:02 PM
Boca Raton Short Sale- 21812 Reflection Lane Boca Raton Fl 33428- For Sale! This short sale in Boca Raton will not last long on the market. We can almost be sure that this listing will be getting multiple offers. Boca Raton Florida Short Sale - 21812 Reflection Lane Boca Raton FL 33428 Call for a showing on this Boca Raton Short Sale in Florida at 21812 Reflection Lane Boca Raton Fl 33428 (10 comments)
Amazing Italian Food is available in Katy TX. at Da Vinci Restorante Italiono. Alex Salmassi is owner and chief chef. Alex is a graduate of the World famous Le Cordon Blu culinary arts institute in Paris France and he also has a bachelor’s degree in hotel and restaurant management from Vieux-Bois in Geneva Switzerland. We live very close to where Da Vinci’s is located and this is one of my wife s and my favorite restaurants in the whole Houston area. Alex has previously owned at least to other restaurants (14 comments)
FAQ: What are the benefits of buying a home? - 10:46 AM
There are numerous benefits to owning you own home, but here are just a few for you to consider: Income Tax Savings - You can benefit greatly from the tax savings you get from the mortgage interest deduction you receive come tax season. This is one of the attractive components of financing a home. Forced Savings - Let's be honest, one of the biggest problems we all have is saving money. Owning a home allows you to build equity in an asset and essentially create a savings account instead of throwing money away on rent. In most cases, if you stay (0 comments)
_______________________________________________________________________CoreLogic: Home prices up for 2nd month SANTA ANA, Calif. – June 5, 2012 – CoreLogic released its April Home Price Index (HPI) report today. Nationwide, home prices, including distressed sales, increased on a year-over-year basis by 1.1 percent in April 2012 compared to April 2011 – the second consecutive year-over-year increase this year, and the first time two consecutive increases have occurred since June 2010.On a month-over-month basis, home prices, including distressed sales, increased by 2.2 percent in April 2012 compared to March – the second consecutive month-over-month increase this year.When distressed sales are backed (1 comments)
Daylight Savings Time Adds Hours To Showing Time - 07:32 PM
Daylight Savings Time Adds Hours To Showing Time I am working with a wonderful couple who are moving from Northern Virginia to the Annapolis area. His job moved this way and he has always loved the Annapolis area so felt this was a great time to make the move. The market in Northern Virginia is hot, way hotter than it is here. They put their home on the market on the first and had 4 contracts and were ratified on the 3rd. That means it is paramount that we find a home on this end pronto. Thankfully with more (5 comments)
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