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Diane Ratkovitch Earns Certificate Specializing in Short Sales and Foreclosure Transactions Joins the Kathy Toth Team’s Distressed Sales Division In response to requests from many Ann Arbor sellers, and the regularity of short sales and foreclosure-related transactions, Keller Williams created a Short Sale and Foreclosure Certification plan for Pre-Foreclosure Specialists. Video of the instruction can be found below.
"Someone that comes out of the program will have enough education to be a resource," said Marian Benton, operating principal for Keller Williams Temecula and Ann Arbor Market Centers. "It will familiarize them with the terminology and give them a (0 comments)
Ann Arbor a Worldwide Choice for Global Citizens - 09/23/09 02:36 PM
Many of our clients are bringing money from other countries and we want to provide a currency converter. Before transferring money for a transaction, check with your lender and the title company regarding homeland security issues. We just had a closing not close because the parents transferred $52,000 into the Ann Arbor condo buyers bank account. He only needed $12,000 so the lender had to have documentation for the additional funds which happened to be from China. Once documentation was secured (one week later) the son was able to close. He was thankful for the money, but the additional funds could have (0 comments)
Measuring Up - 09/16/09 09:04 AM
We like to be helpful whenever possible. One of the added values we carry is a measuring device. Our Ann Arbor Area Board does not require room measurments. Agents can take them and enter them, and we do. But when we are at other listings, it can be very useful to the buyers to know room measurments. I can’t tell you how often the electronic device has helped our Ann Arbor Real Estate buyer clients. Most buyers want to know if the bedroom furniture will fit, or if the side yard is big enough for the dog kennel, or if the garage (6 comments)
Buyer Roundtable with Kathy Toth and Team plus United Bank and Trust - October 7th - 09/09/09 03:31 PM
Buyer Roundtable United Bank and Trust and Top Ann Arbor Agents Host Free Home Buyer’s Roundtable Today’s market is extremely challenging for both sellers and buyers. Kathy Toth and Team will be hosting a round table discussion about current housing trends in hopes to arm buyers with knowledge about the changes in lending guidelines and programs. Nationally known, Toth has been a real estate agent since 1989 and is consistently one of the top selling Realtors® in Michigan. With local knowledge and years of experience, Kathy Toth and Team provide this seminar to help potential buyers understand this difficult market. (0 comments)
New Google Tool: Search Insight - 09/06/09 07:14 AM
Google Came Out with a Graphing tool at http://www.google.com/finance?q=GOOGLEINDEX_US:RLESTTo see Real Estate Search compared to Unemployment as an example of what people are looking at could be helpful to plot trends. This index tracks searches related to real estate, mortgage, apartment rentals. You can plot stocks here and other categories. Let me know what you would use this for. (5 comments)
One in eight deeds that have been recorded in 2009 are foreclosure deeds. The number of sheriff’s deeds recorded in 2009 lag behind those recorded in 2008. Anticipated 2009 county tax revenues will be about $1,000,000 as compared to $4,000,000 in the recent past, according to James Dries of Washtenaw County. Transfer taxes are not collected on sheriff’s deeds. That combined with real estate price declines account for tax reduction revenues. Will the recent deferral laws stall the foreclosure inventory coming on the market? (0 comments)
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