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homebuying and selling: HomeBuying/HomeSelling & C.L.U.E Reports - A helpful tool - 04/05/10 09:44 PM
HomeBuying/HomeSelling & C.L.U.E Reports - A helpful tool Image via Wikipedia One of the items I discussed this past weekend on my radio show was the C.L.U.E Report. CLUE stands for Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange. CLUE personal property reports provide a 5 year history of losses associated with an individual and/or their property. Kind of like a CARFAX for homes.Here's a link to the Sellers Disclosure Report Page for CLUEhttps://www.choicetrust.com/servlet/com.kx.cs.servlets.CsServlet?channel=home&product=ror&subproduct=order&anchor=undefined Only Sellers can request these reports. For real estate purposes the owners personal information is withheld for privacy & security reasons. Buyers can request the seller provide the report as (2 comments)
homebuying and selling: Realtor Nation Wide Open House - April 10th & 11th, 2010 - Hope to see you this weekend - 04/05/10 12:59 PM
Realtor Nation Wide Open House - April 10th & 11th, 2010 - Hope to see you this weekend Medford, MA - This weekend April 10th & 11th TheNational Association of Realtors is sponsoring a Nation Wide Open House. TheMassachusetts Association of Realtors (http://www.marealtor.com/ )'s site listing the open houses is: http://marealtor.rls2000.com/search.asp . I'll be participating with my listing at 28 Cottage St. Medford, MA 02155 (http://www.28cottage.com/ ) from 1pm -3pm on Sunday April 11th, 2010. I hope if you're in the area you'll swing by and say hello. This is a free to participate event for all sellers, just ask your (0 comments)
homebuying and selling: Watch out for lapses in your flood insurance - Homeowner/Homebuyer Alert - 04/01/10 06:05 PM
Watch out for lapses in your flood insurance - Homeowner/Homebuyer Alert Image via Wikipedia The federal government's statutory authority to issue insurance policies under theNational Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) ended as of March 28, 2010. Congress is expected to reauthorize the NFIP in the near futurehttp://www.nfipiservice.com/stakeholder/pdf/bulletin/w-09068.pdfAbove is the link to Recommendations/Guidance for Possible NFIP Authority Lapse and Hiatus. From theFEMA website: http://www.fema.gov/business/nfip/nfip-reauth.shtmOn March 2, 2010, Congress passed and the President signed H.R. 4691, which extends the NFIP through March 28, 2010. The extension was not made retroactive at this time; however, Congress is considering legislation that would make it retroactive. (0 comments)
homebuying and selling: Real Estate Talk with Scott Nelson - This weeks episode - Mobile Real Estate - 03/17/10 11:36 AM
Real Estate Talk with Scott Nelson - Mobile Real Estate 3/21/2010 - ScottNelson on Blog Talk Radio Image via Wikipedia Real Estate Talk with Scott Nelson - Mobile Real Estate 3/21/2010 - ScottNelson on Blog Talk RadioThis week we'll be discussing mobilereal estate with Eric Blumberg, President ofSmarter Agent, the global leader for creating mobile real estate application for real estate professionals and consumers.Smarter AgentGPS Mobile Real Estate Search. Find homes for sale, recently sold prices and apartments for rent on you Verizon,Sprint, AT&T & T-Mobilecell phonesSmarter Agent's Contact Info:firstname.lastname@example.org://www.smarteragent.com/Eric Blumberg, President, Products & Technology Eric is responsible for the (0 comments)
homebuying and selling: Real Estate Talk with Scott Nelson - This weeks topic - Buyers & Sellers Contracts - 02/18/10 03:09 PM
Real Estate Talk with Scott Nelson - Buyer & Seller Contracts Image via Wikipedia Real Estate Talk with Scott Nelson - Buyer & Seller Contractswww.BlogTalkRadio.com/Medfordhouse Sunday February 21st, 2010 from 5pm-6pm EST This week we'll be discussing real estatecontracts that buyers and sellers might see, points to pay attention to and also areas of negotiation. THERE WILL BE NO DISCUSSION ABOUT SPECIFIC COMMISSIONS - It's a federal anti-trust issue that forbids the discussion of specific commissions in a public forum but we can discuss alot around that issue. (0 comments)
homebuying and selling: Real Estate Talk with Scott Nelson - This weeks episode - Home Staging - 02/11/10 08:41 AM
BlogTalkRadio.com/MedfordHouse - Real Estate Talk with Scott Nelson - Upcoming Episode 02/14/2010 Scott Nelson on Blog Talk Radio Scott Nelson on Blog Talk RadioUpcoming Episodes REAL ESTATE TALK WITH SCOTT NELSON - HOME STAGING ScottNelson Date / Time: 2/14/2010 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Category: Women & Homeowners Call-in Number: (347)843-4255 This week we'll be discussing home staging with Julie Chrissis, owner of New England Staging Group, www.newenglandstaginggroup.com . She's always a great resource of knowledge and skill. We'll take a look at what staging is, how it can benefit sellers and answer questions. I hope you'll join us.The show is internet based, (0 comments)
homebuying and selling: Like Tom Bodett said, "We'll leave the light on for you" - Showings during Daylight Savings Time - 11/30/09 04:57 PM
Like Tom Bodett said, "We'll leave the light on for you" - Showings during Daylight Savings Time Image via Wikipedia Withdaylight savings time upon us it's good to remind sellers to make sure to leave the lights on for evening showings. I use the famous Motel 6 spokesmanTom Bodett's saying, "We'll leave the light on for you". Sellers should make sure the porch light(s) are working & clear of obstacles, the numbers are easily visible from the road, and the walkway is clear of leaves, snow, ice etc. Remember un-accompanied showing agents may not know where all the light switches (0 comments)
FHA PROPERTY TIPS1.) Prohibition on Property Flipping · All properties must be purchased from the owner of record and cannot involve any sale or assignment of the sales contract · If the seller/owner of record has owned the property for 90 days or less from the date of acquisition, the property is NOT eligible for a mortgage insured by FHA. The date of acquisition is defined as the date of settlement on the seller's purchase of that property. The resale date is defined as the date the new buyer signed the sales contract; Exceptions include resales (1 comments)
homebuying and selling: 10/10/2009 Prudential Prime Properties Wolfson Cutler to Host Internet Strategies For Home Buyers & Sellers Seminar - 09/10/09 01:57 PM
Prudential Prime Properties Wolfson Cutler to Host Internet Strategies For Home Buyers & Sellers Seminar MEDFORD, MA - Scott Nelson & Maha Hanania of Prudential Prime Properties Wolfson Cutler are hosting a seminar on how to take advantage of the Internet and other electronic technologies that will help you maximize your real estate experience. The seminar will be held on Saturday October 10th, 2009 at their office 366 Salem St.Medford, MA 02155. The seminar will begin at 10am and last 45minutes to 1 hour. Attendees can watch as sales professionals showcase actual websites and gather a wealth of information."As a (0 comments)
homebuying and selling: Tips for First-Time Homebuyers - 05/02/09 10:18 PM
Tips for First-Time Homebuyers Tips for First-Time HomebuyersHome-price adjustments in markets around the country have opened doors of opportunity for many renters. If you are transitioning from renter to homeowner, the prospect of making such a large investment may be exciting, while at the same time overwhelming. But it doesn't have to be. Here are six common mistakes to avoid.1. Not understanding the homebuying process. Educate yourself. Find a homebuyer seminar that you can attend or research online. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Web site (www.hud.gov) has an entire section devoted to homebuyers with common questions of (1 comments)
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