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7 Tips For Avoiding Foreclosure Of Your Montgomery AL Home - 02/23/11 02:37 PM
In our present economic situation, many people are currently facing the loss of their homes. However, because foreclosure is expensive for lenders, mortgage insurers, and investors, the FHA, HUD, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, and private companies are being required to work with borrowers who are experiencing money problems. As a result, lenders do have workout options to help you keep your Montgomery AL home. Warning: Do not mistakenly assume that your mortgage situation will correct itself; you must take the steps suggested below to avoid, or at least forestall, foreclosure. 1. ACT NOW! Time is of the essence. Do not ignore (0 comments)
All About Appraising Your Montgomery Real Estate - Part II - 02/16/11 07:55 AM
Final Estimate of Value Once the appraiser has applied the three approaches to the appraisal of your Montgomery real estate, he/she must decide which of them is the most reliable and most closely follows the actions of the market. For residential properties, the Sales Comparison Analysis is typically the most reliable. For commercial or industrial properties, all three techniques (or portions of one or more) may be reliable. The appraiser reconciles the various aspects of each technique into what he or she believes produces a credible and supportable opinion of value. The result is the Final Value Estimate, which, depending on (0 comments)
All About Appraising Your Montgomery Real Estate - 02/08/11 07:35 PM
A vital step in the home buying process is a professional appraisal of the Montgomery real estate you wish to purchase. An appraisal is an objective analysis of the property's market value and is required by lenders to make certain that the property is worth at least as much as the amount of the loan you are requesting. Your personal approval is accomplished early in the loan process, but final commitment usually hinges on a satisfactory appraisal, and the lender will study the completed report carefully before determining whether or not the piece of real estate qualifies to serve as security (0 comments)
Montgomery Real Estate Home Inspection Ins and Outs - 02/02/11 11:13 AM
So you've finally found the piece of Montgomery real estate you've searched for months! What next? Before you sign a contract, make sure it contains a home inspection contingency, a clause stating that your offer is contingent dependent on the results of a home inspection. A home inspection is of primary importance because it allows you to obtain an unbiased professional assessment of all the components of the property. It is a step necessary for you to decide if you will stay with your original offer, renegotiate based on documented issues and needed repairs, or back away from the purchase of (0 comments)
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