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March 29, 2011 (Temecula, CA) FirstTimeHomeBuyersNetwork.com, an association of Mortgage and Real Estate professionals who specialize in helping first time home buyers find the right first time home buyer programs and incentives, recently made homeownership a reality for a first time home buyer who thought she made too much money to qualify for first time home buyer assistance. Jamie (name withheld) was convinced that owning a home was a better decision for her family than renting., but the costs of buying her first home made it feel beyond her reach. Even though she had a great job, it was hard to (0 comments)
FirstTimeHomeBuyersNetwork.com helps Hemet First Time Home Buyer save thouands on move in costs. - 03/24/11 09:24 PM
March 24, 2011 (Hemet,CA) Members of FirstTimeHomeBuyersNetwork.com, an association of Mortgage and Real Estate professionals who specialize in helping first time home buyers find the right first time home buyer programs and incentives, recently made the difference for a Hemet first time home buyer.Linda (name withheld by request), had decided now was the right time for her to make that move from renter to homeowner. Her husband had recently lost a lengthy battle with cancer, and she was anxious to move out of the rental they had shared and buy a home that was “hers”. “When Linda first contacted me about (0 comments)
3 Signs that say BUY to first time home buyers! - 03/20/11 12:56 PM
First time home buyers looking for that flashing neon sign that tells them now is definitely the time to buy their first home, might as well be cruising the Strip in Las Vegas. There are signs flashing everywhere that say “BUY!” or “are you nuts? DON’T BUY!”. So how can first time home buyers know for sure which direction guarantees the right decision? As with any investment, there are no guarantees when it comes to investing in your first home, but you can make a smart decision if you can read the signs. Recently the Wall Street Journal published an article (0 comments)
Your real estate business just got some good news! - 03/19/11 04:41 PM
No, it's not that sales have skyrocketed nor that home prices continue to climb. In fact if you read the scorecard I sent out earlier this week, you know that's not it.BUT!In case you missed it, CNNMoney published an article this week that headlined "Rents could rise 10%"That's great news for all of us! Click here to read the complete article Make sure you read the entire article, your reason to smile will be found at the bottom. Those of you that have frequented my blog, know I've done comparisons of the cost of buy v renting on most of the (4 comments)
3 Myths about first time home buyer programs and first time home buyer incentives #1 - "I previously owned a home so I’m not eligible for first time home buyer incentives" Even though “first time home buyer” implies no previous home ownership, the criteria for most first time home buyer programs and incentives is that you haven’t owned a home in the last three years. A lender is going to review your last three years of tax returns to verify you didn’t claim mortgage interest or property tax deductions. So, If you were one of the early casualties of the (5 comments)
If you've been thinking that owning your first home is better than renting but aren't quite ready to make that leap because you have credit to repair or you are still saving for a down payment, then this news is good for you.
Is renting cheaper than owning your first home? First time home buyer loans are tougher to get and despite the picture painted by the national media, millions of first time home buyers are qualifying for those first time home buyer loans at near historic lows in interest rates. If you're still trying to "fix up" (0 comments)
First time home buyers are undoubtedly a little concerned that we may be experiencing a double dip in housing prices. In fact one “expert” said: “you may get a big discount by waiting a year [to buy]," said Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research. You know what, he’s right IF YOU’RE PAYING CASH!But for those of you who need to get a first time home buyer loan, I’m going to have to respectfully disagree. The automobile dealers figured this out a long time ago. They know their product is going to go down (2 comments)
The biggest waste of programming on the internet! - 03/04/11 03:41 PM
If you’re a first time home buyer, we know that typically you get 90% of your information from the internet before you begin the search for your first home. We also know that first time home buyers do much of their information gathering about home loans on the internet as well.This “insider” information has led to most real estae and mortgage websites offering a “how much home do you qualify for” widget. You get to enter some basic like your desired sales price, down payment, interest rate etc. The widget then calculates a monthly payment and estimates(based on the amount of (2 comments)
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