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When it comes to mortgage underwriting there are (4) key elements that should be in your arsenal of knowledge. 1.) Capacity-In other words comparing the borrowers income to the approximate debt. It is essentially the borrowers ability to repay the debt incurred by purchasing the home.
2.) Credit- This is a combination of your payment history, overall debt compared to available debt as well as the type of monies such as revolving credit vs. installment outstanding debt. Whew....that was a mouthful, I (2 comments)
brandon real estate: Increased Rents Are Making Potential Home Buyers Think Twice - 04/04/12 06:20 AM
According to the research, the increased rents are making consumers think twice about the benefits of homeownership. After a recent survey conducted, 84% of those polled believe that owning a home makes more sense than renting. Usually when talking about homeownership the financial elements skip ahead to the front of the conversation. However after a recent study the tune has changed to include different priorities: The Top 4 Reasons In Order Are: You have a stable home to raise children and provide education You and your family feel safe You have more space for your family It provides you the freedom (2 comments)
Is it time for you to re-evaluate where and how your marketing budget is being spent? Google spent years proudly stating they could rely solely on online advertising, Google Inc. has now changed their scheme and is taking a different approach to promote itself in areas where its rivals dominate.The Internet company is allocating significantly large sums on TV, magazine and newspaper ads to promote new services, including its Google+ social network and Chrome Web browser. Google's ad-spending as a percentage of revenue is now almost on par with rival technology companies such as Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo (2 comments)
A cluttered house or one that smells. When sellers have too many possessions, buyers have a hard time imagining themselves living there. Sellers may consider putting their stuff in storage – or move out altogether, if possible. Pet odors also are a big turn-off, as is a house that reeks of cigarette or cigar smoke. "If buyers smell smoke, (4 comments)
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brandon real estate: Home Sales Are Springing Forward! - 03/22/12 05:30 AM
According to the WSJ with the buyers absorbing more of the inventory the, real estate market is showing signs of life. This demand is increasing throughout existing home sales and new construction especially over the last 3 years. Generally Spring is the busiest period of the year and so far that proves to be true for home sales! The latest information from WSJ is that home sales in January and February were at their peak since 2007! Lets keep them moving!
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