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Idaho Real Estate and the Low Unemployment Rate - 03/31/08 12:22 PM
If you are in the market for a new home, you are most likely considering location to be one of your top factors. Take the location factor to the next level when you consider the state that you have chosen to live in. After all, having a number of career prospects and a growing local economy not only bodes well for you personally, it can have a significant impact on the financial value of your house. You want to live in an area that has ample job opportunity combined with a steady and solid real estate market that will provide protection (0 comments)
The US vacant housing rate continues to climb - 03/28/08 08:25 AM
The US vacant housing rate continues to climb. The problem got worse when developers and builders decided to make some quick cash and over stock the market with homes, and condos. Now the real estate market is over saturated with houses which is driving prices down. If you are thinking of upgrading to a newer larger home now would be a good time. There are great deals out there and many of them brand new homes that builders are going to loose to the banks. The largest issue you will have is selling your house in our current real estate market. (0 comments)
The New Mortgage Plan – Who Qualifies? - 03/27/08 09:44 AM
The rate of foreclosures is at an all-time high and the real estate market is suffering as a result. As the market drops and a recession looms, mortgages and foreclosures are on the lips of anyone talking about the financial future of the county. President Bush and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson has announced their plans to help reduce the number of foreclosures and assist troubled homeowners nationwide. However, your next questions should be - what does this new plan entail and can I qualify?The proposed new plan against foreclosures is set to address the issues of many struggling homeowners who have (0 comments)
Where Are House Prices Hurting The Most? - 03/21/08 08:22 AM
In the last quarter of 2007, home prices in the United States fell roughly 1.3%. That's a new record fall and not a great sign for those of us involved in the housing industry.A recent survey by the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight shown that there are some local markets that are faring well, despite average housing drops. This stability can be hidden by the national survey figures and ignored when discussions about the dropping real estate market are made. So who hurts the most in a housing drop? Coastal regions seem to fare worst of all.In a report done (0 comments)
How Much Is My House Worth - House Assessment - 03/08/08 02:42 PM
The mortgage crisis continues to rock the real estate world and affect many home owners. In fact it was announced today that almost one million home owners are loosing their house to foreclosure. This does not include the over 380,000 home owners who fell behind on payment this last quarter. With the continuation of increased foreclosures there is no doubt that home prices will continue to decline. The real estate market has many home owners asking themselves should I sell my house now or wait. Other home owners are asking themselves, now that I need to sell my house, how much (2 comments)
Sell My House Myself FSBO - House Value - 03/08/08 02:41 PM
When it comes to selling your house you have a few home selling options. You can sell your house with a real estate agent, you can sell your house for sale by owner, FSBO, or you can sell your house to a real estate investor. No matter what you may think about these selling options all of them should be considered when you go to sell. Each selling option has its own benefits. If you list with a realtor you will not have to put in much effort but you will definitely have to pay large commissions. If you sell FSBO (0 comments)
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