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Quotes for the day: Opportunity Knocking - 06/28/10 09:48 AM
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. - Sir Francis Bacon The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. - Winston Churchill
Natchitoches Real Estate Overview Today, June 27, 2010
Market Trends for Natchitoches
Average Listing Price $208,169 -2.3% w-o-w
Natchitoches Summary There are currently 98 resale and new homes in Natchitoches on Trulia, including 3 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. The average listing price for homes for sale in Natchitoches LA was $208,169 for the week ending Jun 22, which represents a decrease of 2.3%, or $4,898, compared to the prior week.
CELEBRATION ON THE CANE & ALIVE AFTER 5 - NATCHITOCHES, LA
July 4, 2010Downtown Natchitoches Historic DistrictToll-Free: 800-259-1714
Come and celebrate Independence Day in Louisiana's oldest community, Natchitoches. The entertainment begins at 6pm and fireworks over the scenic Cane River Lake in historic Natchitoches, Louisiana and it begins at 9pm. It's FREE to the public! You may bring your lawn chairs and blankets, however, no ice chests are allowed. The entertainment is hosted by Natchitoches Main Street and the fireworks are courtesy of the Natchitoches Chamber of Commerce.
Real Estate- Down Market Means Buyers Market - 06/27/10 08:51 PM
Real Estate- Down Market Means Buyers Market Real estate can be a great investment strategy, but it's not without risks. Knowing when to buy and sell, and making wise purchasing choices, will greatly increase your ability to make money and protect your investments in the real estate market. Currently America is experiencing one of the worst down markets in recent history, and the world is feeling the effects of the down market as well. For most Americans, this trend has had a negative effect on their portfolio, as their stocks and retirement funds have seen a steep decline in value. For (0 comments)
Via David Ono (Ono Brothers Properties, LLC): So you're thinking about buying a foreclosed property? Alright, you've heard on the news and read in the papers that foreclosed homes or real estate owned (REO) properties could be a great way to purchase a house at a steep discount. Many people contend that banks and lenders are in the business of loaning money, not the business of owning a home. So, they conclude that once these lenders foreclose and take back a house, the bank will treat the house like toxic waste and do everything they can to sell it quickly even if (3 comments)
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Via Christine Donovan Costa Mesa Real Estate Broker/Attorney 800-610-7253 DRE01267479 (Donovan Blatt Team - Donovan Group Realty): Fannie Mae Homepath REOs Allow Other Financing Options
For those looking for options other than FHA, those who don't want to pay PMI (private mortgage insurance) or those tired of having appraisals come in too low and other frustrations in today's mortgage market, there may be another option.
The Fannie Mae Home Path program is solely for Fannie Mae REOs and foreclosures, and it offers a few things other loans don't.
3% down payment - this is less than FHA Down payment can be gift (4 comments)
8 Reasons Why You Should Work With a REALTOR® - 06/13/10 08:05 PM
Contact me, Dinah Stallworth and let me schedule a listing appointment for you. We will go over everything important to you in the home sellilng process. I will answer your questions and explain how we market your property and negoiate the sell of your home. I sell Louisiana!
Via Carmela Pereira (Coldwell Banker Franklin Realty): For those of you thinking about selling your home, here ’s why it pays to work with a REALTOR®: 1. Navigate a complicated process. Buying or selling a home usually requires disclosure forms, inspection reports, mortgage documents, insurance policies, deeds, and multipage settlement statements. A knowledgeable expert will (0 comments)
A WEEK IN THE LIFE OF A NATCHITOCHES, LA REALTOR - 06/12/10 02:10 PM
What a great week! I listed a house, wrote 2 purchase contracts, and executed a lease on another house on the real estate side of my work, and with my homebased business (Abstract & Signing Services, LLC), where I offer notary, paralegal, abstractor, and field services, I also completed several big orders there, as well. I say all this to say ... It was a great & busy week for me. I finally got 8 hours sleep last night. The first time all week. This morning, I feel somewhat rejuvenated. However, I will spend the day completing my house hold chores and getting organized and ready for work next week. I get to hang out with my family (0 comments)
Yesterday, I helped my cousin her with her LOAN MODIFICATION paperwork she had received from BofA. She told me, she had not paid her mortgage loan in about 4 years, and was told not to make payments by different people she encountered during her 4 year hardship. The lender filed foreclosure paperwork to sieze her home about a year ago, however, they have not actually set the sale date. I was amazed at her story. HOW CAN YOU LIVE IN A HOME FOR 4 YEARS AND DON'T PAY YOUR MORTGAGE, AND STILL BE ABLE TO KEEP YOUR HOME? I hope that after she sends (12 comments)
Via Tim Lorenz (TIM LORENZ of Keller Williams Realty): There is a war going on between the U.S. government and the lending industry. Due to the financial collapse of FNMA and FHLMC the government was required to step in and take over these two housing giants. FNMA just required an additional $11.8 billion dollars of new capital to keep them afloat. The U.S. government is trying to stem these losses by making all of the lenders buy back loans that were sold to these two agencies. If government auditors can find any discrepancy in the file they issue a repurchase agreement to (2 comments)
Homeowners - Late On Your Mortgage Payment? 3 HUGE BENEFITS of a Short Sale! - 06/09/10 01:17 AM
HOW CAN A SHORT SALE BENEFIT YOU? You have nothing to lose and it does not cost you a dime. Read the information below and give me a call. Via Kent Dills, Arlington/Ft.Worth Texas Real Estate 817-495-8028 (Broker Associate, Mersal Realty): Homeowners - Late On Your Mortgage Payment? 5 HUGE BENEFITS of a Short Sale! If you know anyone (including you) who is behind on their mortgage payment and is having a VERY DIFFICULT TIME with either or both of the following: Working with their mortgage lender to get the payments made up, or Generating enough income to make said monthly payment now and (2 comments)
ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT BUYING OR SELLING YOUR HOME, A VACATION OR INVESTMENT PROPERTY IN THE NATCHITOCHES, LA AREA? My name is DINAH STALLWORTH, a realtor in historic NATCHITOCHES, LOUISIANA. I can help you with all your HOME BUYING and HOME SELLING needs. I service Natchitoches, Montgomery, Many, Coushatta, Saline, Winnfield, and all other surrounding cities in Central & Northwest Louisiana, as a buyers agent or a listing agent. Contact me today, I will help you to convert your dreams into reality. Call or email me, Dinah Stallworth to help you with all your Real (0 comments)
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