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Selling Your Home on Super Bowl Sunday - 01/30/12 05:35 PM
The Super Bowl is one of the most cherished days in American sports, and with it being less than a week away, people are beginning to plan and finalize their Super Bowl party plans. Even though we are Who Dat fans here in Lake Charles, and sad to see the Saints miss their chance at playing in the Super Bowl, we will certainly be watching on Sunday! For homeowners who have their house on the market or will be selling soon, it is a great time to take advantage of this opportunity. When prospective home buyers are looking for a home, (1 comments)
Laissez les bon temps rouler is French for “Let the good times roll,” and with Mardi Gras around the corner, there are a few things in store for Louisianans in the upcoming months. Fat Tuesday is February 21st and the weeks leading up to it are filled with magic, extravagance and pomp; while the ones following are concentrated more on self-reflection and simplicity. Nevertheless, it is a time where friends and families get together and spend quality time with one another. (5 comments)
Lake Charles Home Buyers Its Time to Use Low Rates to Your Advantage - 01/23/12 11:56 AM
Marilyn, This is great information for home buyers in Lake Charles and it is imperative that they understand the benefits of low rates when purchasing a home. It is a great time to buy and that is why I wanted to re-blog your post. Thanks for always providing valuable content. See you soon! Via Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles Realtor Lake Charles LA Real Estate (Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s): Mortgage rates continue to hit new lows Whether you ar a first time home buyer or a buyer considering to move up, if you are on the fence about buying (2 comments)
A rural development loan is a 30 year fixed mortgage guaranteed by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) which allows homeowners to purchase a home with no down payment, and in some cases, it even allows the closing costs to be financed into the loan. The loans are intended to target low to moderate income borrowers that want to live in USDA targeted areas. The Federal Government guarantees the lender up to 90 percent of the loan against losses if there is a default on the loan, thus enticing lenders to do the loans. (0 comments)
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