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First-time homebuyers program - PG Co., MD - 03/28/11 05:04 PM
Prince Georges County has brought another great program to the area for first time homebuyers to help with downpayment and closing costs assistance in the purchase of any home in PG Co. Requirements: - Can not be a homeowner over the past 3 years anywhere in the US - Income requirements must be met - 8 hr. housing counceling course - Home must be primary resident for entire term of loan - Work with a preferred lender and realtor
Prince Georges County has a lot to offer and many great deals in the area. There are plenty of homes to (6 comments)
Spacious Colonial in Brandywine, MD (PG Co.) - 03/26/11 02:42 PM
Beautifully appointed and professionally landscaped spacious 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath brick front colonial w/ finished basement is available in Brandywine, Md of Prince Georges County (PG CO). This home boasts large master suite, 2 story foyer and family room with vaulted ceilings, eat-in kitchen, formal dining and loads of details. Walk-out finished basement leads to large lot with shed backs to woods, located in cul-de-sac. MLS# PG7553586 For more information regarding this property or other homes in Brandywine, MD feel free to contact Jasmine Jackson @ (1 comments)
Downpayment assistance program in DC - 03/22/11 12:33 PM
Condo conversions are taking place all over DC, however these are geared toward low-to-moderate income households. These are modern condos with open floor plan and beautifully layed out units ready for new owners. A non-profit organization, with the support of the local governement, has created an opportunity to assist low - moderate income household with downpayment assistance. Their goal is to make housing permanently affordable by avoiding rising home prices through shared appreciation. Benefits of the program: Lowers monthly mortgage payments Reduces out-of-pocket expenses Eliminate private mortgage insurance fees Possibility of owning a home for similar cost of renting Predictable housing (8 comments)
What is a Modular Home? - 03/17/11 03:55 PM
What is a Modular Home? A home that is built in a controlled environment - manufacturers build modular homes in a climate controlled factory then transported to the building site as each section is completed. Benefits: more cost effective - since modular homes are built inside, removing weather constraints reduces labor costs and time line. higher efficiency and quality - assembly line building process yeilds higher efficiency and quality custom build - your choosing for builder's floor plan or custom build cost varies based on location however generally modular homes run $70-$90 per sq ft. and opposed to traditional stick built (0 comments)
Steps to Home Buying Process - 03/17/11 11:32 AM
This is a simple to do list to help prepare prospective buyers with the purchase of a home. This list will provide some insight on where to start and what to expect to ease the feeling of being overwhelmed or intimidated by the unknown of the home buying process. Organize your personal finances - have copies of Latest tax returns Most recent pay stubs Latest bank statements (cash buyers) Any/all income statements Find home loan lender / loan officer (contact your local REALTOR® if you don't know one) Determine mortgage qualification - includes credit check Submit personal finance information to loan (3 comments)
Keep your gutters clean...here's how - 03/10/11 02:17 PM
Cleaning Rain Gutters Clean gutters to protect your siding and landscape plantings, and prevent thousands of dollars of damage to your foundation. Leaving debris in your gutters can damage them and force freezing water under your shingles. Image: Stacy Gold/Getty Images In a downpour, a clogged roof gutter sends a cascade of water down the side of your house, making canyons of your flowerbeds and saturating your foundation. Clean gutters of leaves and debris to help prevent damage to your landscaping and siding, and to head off expensive repairs to your foundation that may cost $10,000 or more. How often to (9 comments)
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