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New FHA loan limits - 02/27/09 10:19 PM
More mortgage information from another trusted source, right here on Active Rain. Jeff Belonger makes it his business to be an expert on all things related to FHA loans. This particular post is packed full of useful information. Real estate buyers, you'll find this especially helpful. And real estate sellers, you'll find this encouraging. In light of all the negativity we hear about mortgages, this is encouraging news. To visit my web site, go to www.DaytonaBeachRealEstateSales.com
Now for Jeff's FHA information... Via Jeff Belonger -- The FHA Expert.com -- FHA Loans -- FHA mortgages - USDA (2 comments)
I'm just helping to spread the word about the LAWS regarding real estate short sales. Once again, Lenn has uncovered the facts on what banks can and cannot do. This is good news for everyone. It should help REALTORS continue to do a good job for their clients, and it should help real estate sellers to get their homes sold faster, once the word gets out about this. Here are the facts. Courtesy of Lenn Harley.
Via Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate: * * * * HARD CORE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION * * (3 comments)
Jackie Robinson Ball Park and the Daytona Cubs - 02/25/09 10:59 PM
Over a year ago, I blogged about The Daytona Cubs, and Jackie Robinson Ball Park. And I decided it's time to remind Daytona Beach residents, visitors, and potential real estate buyers about this inexpensive way to spend an evening with family and friends, and about the fascinating history involved. Did you know that Daytona Beach's Jackie Robinson Ball Park was originally built in 1940? Did you also know that it was at this very park where Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in baseball, when he played in the first ever, racially integrated spring-training game? At the time he was a (2 comments)
Home Buyers and Residents of Daytona Beach Shores, Let's Have Some Fun! - 02/24/09 06:34 PM
Daytona Beach Shores real estate buyers and residents who are looking for fun things to do in this beautiful city, read the blog below. Now this is fun! Before I get started, let me say that I'm a REALTOR® with Adams Cameron & Co., REALTORS®. We have 8 offices in Volusia County. So if you want to buy a house or condo in Daytona Beach Shores, call or e-mail Lisa Hill. Now let's focus on the fun stuff! Arrr Mateys. Thar's fun to be had herrre! For any home owner who has lived in an area for a while, there's a (2 comments)
Pulling Back the Curtain. A Behind the Scenes Look at the Real Estate Business - 02/23/09 03:44 PM
As a REALTOR®, it's easy to forget that the public doesn't always know how we get paid and/or how the real estate business works. They don't see what happens behind the curtain. So I'm pulling back the curtain. I believe the consumer might enjoy learning about the hidden part of the real estate transaction, and at times, just how much can be hanging by a thread. Hopefully, you'll enjoy learning about the process behind the process. To keep this as simple as possible, I'll start by stating that REALTORS® are not employees. We're Independent Contractors. We don't get a W-2, with (6 comments)
You Want to Sell Your House? Price it Right! - 02/20/09 06:47 PM
As a REALTOR®, I frequently have the unpleasant job of having to provide information to real estate buyers and/or sellers that is not what they want to hear. It seems that lately I've had this happen more than usual. Now I admit, I work primarily with real estate sellers. And of course I work with the buyers for my listings. I find these buyers through my marketing plan. But I don't generally work as a buyer's agent. Although, Florida law now instructs all real estate buyers and sellers to automatically assume that the agent they contact is operating as a Transaction (8 comments)
Real Estate, Race Week and the Daytona 500 - 02/14/09 11:52 AM
It's that time again. It's Race Week at the Daytona International Speedway. And if history continues to repeat itself, many of our race fans will be looking at real estate while they're here. While it's unlikely that our guests are ready to buy a house, vacation home, or seasonal residence right now, they typically like to get an idea of how much house or condo they can afford, and what types of properties are available in the Daytona Beach area. And in the near future they'll be ready to buy. So this post is for Daytona Beach race fans everywhere. First (10 comments)
Real Estate: Congressional Stimulus Bill and Tax Credits for Home Buyers - 02/12/09 10:07 AM
For everyone who has been waiting to purchase real estate, while pinning your hopes on the empty promises our government has been making, it's time to get off the fence. Yes, there are other bailouts in addition to the one that's addressed in this post, but if this is the indicator of how the others will be handled, they'll either reach the same pathetic conclusion... or they'll be dropped altogether. Follow this link for a short update on the Congressional Stimulous Bill and the original bill regarding the Tax Credits for Home Buyers program. Information provided by Lenn Harley. For further (3 comments)
Daytona Beach Residents and Future Residents, Have You Checked Out the Humane Society Lately? - 02/11/09 01:31 AM
This was not my planned blog post for the day, but I made the mistake of taking a peek at the Halifax Humane Society web site. I have to admit that I'm a sucker for cuddly little critters. While most people prefer cats and dogs... OK so I have two cats as well... I just love adorable little furry friends. In addition to my 2 cats, I also have a guinea pig. Her name is Pipsqueak. Isn't she adorable?She's so snuggly! So while I had planned to write a real estate post tonight, as soon as I saw "Beanstalk" on the (5 comments)
Daytona Beach area Real Estate Sales Report for 2000-2008 - 02/04/09 07:47 PM
For those of you who are interested in the climate of the real estate market in the Daytona Beach area, you'll be interested in the following information. The chart below shows the real estate market as it climbed to it's peak, and began it's descent in Volusia County. It covers Daytona Beach, Port Orange, Ormond Beach, and all the real estate data from the Daytona Beach Area Association of REALTORS® and Multiple Listing Service (MLS). In 2008, The National Association of REALTORS® instituted a marketing campaign stating that "Now is the time to buy real estate". You can look through every (4 comments)
Money As Debt - 02/02/09 01:55 AM
I've been meaning to share this video about money, loans, mortgages, banking, and the entire system with you all, for a few weeks now. To be honest, the first time I watched it, some parts blew my mind. This video completely, and interestingly, explains just why our country is in the situations it's in. Our banking and lending systems are the most backwards systems I've ever seen! Here's a quote from the video. "All debts paid off, leaves society with no money." Yep. It's true. The following sentence in the video is "We are totally dependent on continually renewed bank credit (11 comments)
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