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Here is some interesting information on the HUD 203K loan program -- it's designed so that it allow buyers to purchase or refinance a property plus include in the loan the cost of making needed repairs and / or improvements. Patty Mortara | Hunterdon Real Estate Group | Flemington NJ | http://www.HunterdonCountyHomes.com
Via Allen Henderson - Henderson Real Estate (Henderson Real Estate): Solving the Housing Crisis, "One House and One Neighborhood at a Time!" The Housing Crisis: Houses! Houses! Houses! Who would have dreamed there would be so many abandoned, foreclosed, unsaleable houses on the market. The housing crisis (0 comments)
What is a Short Sale? - 01/28/10 10:07 PM
Here is a quick overview of what a "short sale" is. Although the time frame for closing a short sale in Washington state is a lot less than it is here in New Jersey. It can sometimes take 2 to 3 months to get the bank to respond! Via Tara Camp (Keller Williams Western Realty): What is a Short Sale? A short sale means that the seller’s lender is accepting a discounted amount to release the excising mortgage. When dealing with a short sale, you are dealing with the Seller and the Lender. Both parties have to accept the offer. Short sales don’t (0 comments)
Do-It-Yourself Real Estate Marketing in Flemington - 01/24/10 07:26 PM
Marketing a Flemington home to make it attractive to buyers isn’t just about staging the house or putting a For Sale sign up in the yard. In today’s real estate market, it’s important to reach out to a larger audience through various types of media. After all, buying and selling a home in Hunterdon County means tapping into everything that people use on a daily basis: computers, newspapers, magazines, and more traditional real estate routes.
A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words - The majority of home buyers in central NJ begin their search online. The Internet is becoming an increasingly (0 comments)
Via David H Stevens (United States Dept. of HUD): I wanted to take a moment to make sure you are familiar with events surrounding a sweeping set of policy changes for FHA announced earlier this week. The announcement details the changes that Secretary Donovan promised to deliver by the end of January when he testified before Congress last month.
The new policies are designed to strengthen the FHA's capital reserves so we can continue to fulfill our mission of serving underserved communities. In addition, we were determined that these changes should support, not disrupt, the nation's housing market recovery. Bringing these (0 comments)
Even the Experts are Buying Homes - 01/21/10 09:18 PM
Thought I would share this blog-post with you all, I like Gabe's comment about home values are "not like a rubber ball". Couldn't have said it better myself! To find out what the current market value is of your home, just give me a call at 908-448-1699. No hassle, no pressure!! Via Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Premier Realty Group): Home prices have hit bottom in most areas of the country, but they're not like a rubber ball. Sellers can't expect much of a bounce. At the Center for Economic Policy Research, in Washington D.C., analysts are predicting that the pricing (0 comments)
Via Shay Hargus Webb (Austin Avenue Real Estate Company): January 11 is National Clean Off Your Desk Day. This would be a great time to not only clean off your deak, but to also gather up all your paperwork, receipts, etc. for your taxes. Here are a few tips to get you going on cleaning up and organizing your desk: Don't get overwhelmed. Since many desks get overrun with paperwork, notes, office supplies, etc. so quickly, it can look like an insurmountable task. Trash the trash. Get rid of any junk: notes you don't need anymore, broken items and/or garbage. Check your supplies. (1 comments)
Via Chris Drayer (FloorPlanOnline): It came as a shock to me while reading the latest 2009 NAR Survey results. After all, Location is king, and I view NAR as providing Quality Data …Right? A few questions came to mind: What survey question was asked? Should agent and broker marketing efforts change? What took the #1 spot? First – It could be that the results are due in part to the question asked. “What are the factors that most influence where you buy” The answer options took location – and split it up into 8 separate proximity questions. They used the word Convenience (0 comments)
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