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400,000 + Reasons Why I Love VA Loans And You Should Too!!! - 11/29/09 02:43 PM
Did you know that there are over 400,000 veterans living in Wisconsin? Serving our Vets, Active Military Personnel and their families is so fulfilling. Below are some really cool features about a VA Loan.... If you are not working with and helping our Vets and Active Service Personnel living right here in Wisconsin, you are missing out on a great opportunity to give back. So What's So Cool About A VA Loan? Zero Down payment - Still no changes to this guideline No PMI - EVER! Credit Score Minimum - Still 620 for Federal VA Loans No VA Funding Fee (if (1 comments)
Via Fox Cities Real Estate Hotline--- Bob Edwards- Appleton, WI (Coldwell Banker- The Real Estate Group): Buying a home should be fun, not stressful. As you look for your dream home, keep in mind these 10 Tips for making the process as peaceful and stress free as possible. Find a Real Estate Agent who you can connect with. Home buying is not only a big financial commitment, but also an emotional one. It's critical that (3 comments)
Home Buying Tax Credit Provides Bonus For Armed Service Personnel Through 2011 - 11/19/09 03:24 PM
The U.S. Military, Armed Service, Intelligence Service and Foreign Service personnel received a bonus when the extension of the home buyers' tax credit was signed into law. The bonus is designed to benefit U.S. Military personnel on active duty and out of the U.S. for 90 days during any part of 2009. The enchantment will provide our Military personnel an additional year to buy their homes - their deadline is May 1, 2011. The bonus provides another huge benefit, which is a waiver on the time of occupancy. Most home-buyers using the tax credit must use the home purchased as a principal (1 comments)
Ready, Fire, Aim! 5 Bargain House Hunting Tips - 11/13/09 12:00 PM
Now is the perfect time to buy a home; there's a huge inventory of properties priced at levels not seen since 2004. Not to mention the extension of the first time home buyers tax credit (of up to $8,000), and the NEW repeat Buyers credit (up to $6,500). For detailed information and answers to frequently asked questions check out this story: Hot Off The Press - Answers to Questions on the New and Expanded Tax Credit It is important NOT to shoot from the hip and fire before you aim at your target..... get all the facts prior to entering into the (4 comments)
Are You Prepared????? What Home Seller and Buyers Should Prepare Themselves For.? - 11/11/09 12:14 PM
Listen Up! Now That The Ink Is Dry on the New and Expanded Tax Credit - Home Sellers and Buyers Prepare Yourselves For A New Wave of Action . . . . Are you still in the fence about buying a new home, or selling your current home to move into that dream? Well, as can see by the passage of the new and improved home-buying bill; Congress wants to push you into the market with an expanded home buyer tax credit. They sweetened the pie by expanding the program as follows; under the expanded program, homeowners no longer have to (1 comments)
Hot Off The Press - Answers to Questions on the New and Expanded Tax Credit - 11/06/09 11:58 AM
The Government Affairs division of the NAR just released Answers to a few important questions that have come into light as the result of the $8,000 tax extension and the expansion to of a $6,500 credit to buyers who are NOT qualified as first time home buyers. I was also able to find a few more great answers from Robert Dietz, economist for the National Association of Home Builders. We feel it is important to provide this valuable information in a timely manner. Please keep in mind that the bill is scheduled to be signed into law today and the fact (1 comments)
WHOOO HOOOO! We Are Just A Pen Stroke Away From New Tax Credit Benefits For All Home Buyers - 11/05/09 04:03 PM
It will be official soon - Reuters is reporting that the $8,000 Tax Credit extension and expansion of a new $6500 credit for all buyers, has been approved by the House and now heads to President Obama to be signed into law. On Wednesday, the Senate voted to extend and expand the tax credit to include many buyers who already own homes. Guess what, home buying pie just got a little sweeter, how about $6,500 sweeter! Today it was approved and off to the Oval Office where it is expected to be signed, sealed and delivered! Here it is in a (6 comments)
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