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Can Anyone Be a Real Estate Consultant? (Part 1) - 08/31/09 05:36 PM
Can Anyone Be a Real Estate Consultant? (Part 1) So I'm showing homes to a new client in Greenwood the other day and I had a few random thoughts. "What does this person think of me?" "Am I being of value to them?" "From her perspective - what is my job?...and am I doing it?" Based upon what I had done so far it was pretty simple. Answer the telephone. Set up some showings. Meet her at the house. Bring along some information. Answer some questions. Doesn't sound like much does it? Is that what it takes to be a (0 comments)
Selling Your First House? -- Here's the Scoop! (Part 3) - 08/31/09 03:19 PM
Selling Your First House? -- Here's the Scoop! (Part 3 - Title Insurance) -- So what is Title Insurance, why do you need it and how expensive is it? The most important thing to know is that it protects your family, the buyer and the lender against any possible future questions over legal ownership of the property. Prior to all closings in Indiana, a title company will complete a title search to see if there are any known defects or liens against the title -- in other words, does the person selling the home really own the property and has anyone filed a (0 comments)
Selling Your First House? -- Here's the Scoop! (Part 2) - 08/19/09 12:46 PM
Show me the money! How much do you walk away with after the sale of your home? That's what you really want to know -- right? Here's the calculation: Sales Price - Your Mortgage Payoff - Expenses = Net Proceeds. A good listing agent will provide you with an estimate of these Net Proceeds based on different sales prices prior to placing your home on the market. Later, when you receive an offer, your agent will revise this estimate based on the specific variables in the offer. Examples of common seller expenses are: Brokerage Fees (covered in Part 1), Pro-rated Property Taxes, Title (0 comments)
What happens when a lender can’t produce the original note? - 08/19/09 10:04 AM
If you're behind in your mortgage payments or facing foreclosure, please read this blog written by Rick D. Misitano, Senior Paralegal,Law Offices of James M. Bosco & Associates in Massachusets. I've heard of homeowners using this strategy and wanted to pass this along to our readers as well. Via Rick Misitano (Law Offices of James M. Bosco & Associates): A growing number of homeowners around the country are using a foreclosure defense that may help them retain their homes. It’s called “Produce the Note” (as also being jointly advocated by Terry Smiljanich and The Consumer Warning Network) and we want you to know (2 comments)
Selling Your First House? -- Here's the Scoop! Part 1 - 08/13/09 04:53 PM
You don't have to look too far to find lots of information for "First Time Home Buyers" -- but what about First Time Sellers? Meeting with many first time sellers in the Indianapolis area over the last several years, we've discovered they have lots of questions. They're ready to move, but often don't understand how the process works, how long it takes, what to expect and how much it costs. Often, after chatting for awhile, they come to the conclusion that it's not the right time for them. Maybe they owe more than their home is worth. Maybe their credit score (4 comments)
Park Forest, Whiteland - Announcing a price reduction on 590 Cynthia Lane, a 3,406 sq. ft., 3 bath, 5 bdrm 2 story "2bdrms down, 3 bdrms up". Now $220,000 Property information Originally Posted: Monday, August 10, 2009 1:27 PM by Tonda & Steve Hoagland at www.PerfectPlaceforyou.com (0 comments)
Hill Valley Estates, Indianapolis - Announcing a price reduction on 42 E Hill Valley Dr, a 1,482 sq. ft., 2 bath, 3 bdrm ranch. Now MLS® $124,900 - Popular Hill Valley!. Property information Originally Posted: Monday, August 10, 2009 1:29 PM by Tonda & Steve Hoagland at www.PerfectPlaceForYou.com (0 comments)
Deerwood, Greenwood - We invite everyone to visit our open house at 6456 Deerwood Court on August 9 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Property information Posted: Saturday, August 08, 2009 10:42 AM by Tonda & Steve Hoagland (0 comments)
Open House 8/9/2009 in Meadow Bend - Indianapolis, IN - 08/08/09 10:50 AM
Open House in Meadow Bend on Sunday Meadow Bend, Indianapolis - We invite everyone to visit our open house at 8103 Stoney Bend Circle on August 9 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Property information Posted: Saturday, August 08, 2009 10:42 AM by Tonda & Steve Hoagland (0 comments)
When you're looking for a new home, you're searching for the Perfect Place for You (Yes, that's the name of our website-- sorry about the shameless plug!) ... But in addition to the "perfect" home, what other special places, activities, restaurants, etc. help to make where you live "perfect"? We would love to hear about your favorite "local" hangouts or activities! How would you complete the following sentence for someone new to the Indianapolis or Greenwood area? "You know, the perfect place for you to visit is....."
Here are a few of ours: Hamptons Market - located in the heart of the Center Grove area, Hamptons is convenient (0 comments)
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