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keller williams realty: Lafayette Indiana Real Estate - Mortgage Financing - Credit Issues - 08/16/08 08:48 AM
Financing Solutions with David Reed Credit issues? Your lender can help. We frequently hear we're supposed to regularly check our credit reports. And staying on top of this is especially important when starting to shop for a new home. There are three main credit bureaus: Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. These bureaus store consumer credit histories by the millions, and hundreds of thousands of businesses tap these bureaus for their data about you. Unfortunately, mistakes can happen. Especially if you're not the only "Bob Johnson" or "Susan Smith" who lives in St. Louis. Let's say you receive a copy of your credit (0 comments)
keller williams realty: Lafayette Indiana Real Estate - 30 + days on the market - 06/21/08 06:41 AM
Did you know that market activity on a listed home on average decreases by appx. 75% after 30 days on the market? That is why it is critical when you list your home that it be in show condition and ready to market. Get all that painting and those improvements done before listing your house to get fast results and top dollar. Looking good is important when you want to make a great impression, whether for a job interview or a social function. The same is true of a home that is on the market. When the "For Sale" sign goes (0 comments)
keller williams realty: Lafayette Indiana Real Estate - Trying to Sell Your Home FSBO? - 06/21/08 06:35 AM
Trying to sell your home FSBO can mean spending a lot of money on advertising to get your home promoted and not getting the most out of your home. Did you know that homes sold by an agent sell for $25,000 on average more than homes sold by their owners*? Ironically, most homeowners choose to sell their homes themselves to save the commission... To find out how I can bring you top price for your home; call me at or visit my website at to learn more about the difference I can make. *Source: The 2004 National Association of (0 comments)
keller williams realty: Lafayette Indiana - The Best Time to Lock Your Interest Rate - 06/21/08 06:32 AM
The Best time to Lock in Your Mortgage Rate "What do you think about rates ... should I lock in now or wait to see if they fall further?" Think I've been asked that a time or two over the past 18 years? You better believe it. It's a good question-one that goes through every single buyer's head at some stage. A quoted interest rate is no good unless you've confirmed, in writing, that your loan is indeed "locked," or guaranteed for a designated period of time. You need to be proactive with your locked rate as well and don't (0 comments)
keller williams realty: Lafayette Indiana - Rates Creep Up - 06/21/08 06:29 AM
A recent survey and a rate increase could mean more competition for homes Recent indication is that first time home buyers are getting tired of sitting on the sidelines. According to a recent online poll taken by the National Apartment Association, 17 percent of renters plan to make the jump to home ownership in the next year; 41 percent of the 2,041 respondents planned to be home owners within two years. Only 31 percent planned to still be paying rent five years from now. Another factor that could very soon contribute to an increase in home buying could be rising (0 comments)
Market Statistics Residential MLS Statistics for: Date Range=05/01/2008-05/31/2008 Class Bedrooms Current Active Avg List Price Avg DOM RS All 1,848 $165,827 125 Class Bedrooms Total Listed Num Sold Pct Sold Avg List Price Sold Avg Sale Price RS All 488 264 54.10% $135,209 $129,842 Sold Sale Price/List Price Ratio Avg DOM Sold Avg List Price Unsold Pct Expired 96.03% 84 $136,985 18.03% Based on this information the average days on the market for sold properties is (1 comments)
Our Keller Williams Listing System has just added to its ever-growning list of syndication partners, increasing the exposure of your home to even more home buyers shopping on the web. FrontDoor.com is an online real estate listing service powered by HGTV, the No.1 source for home-related media content. The site currently offers more than 1.6 million listings of homes for sale (0 comments)
keller williams realty: Keller Williams Offices shine on Industry Surveys - 05/22/08 05:49 AM
RISMedia Power Broker Report and Survey Every year, RISMedia and REAL Trends release two of the real estate's most comprehensive surveys: the RISMedia Power Broker Report and the REAL Trends 500. Both surveys rank the largest residential real estate brokerages in the U.S. based on both transaction sides and sales-dollar volume, and these reports are frequently used as referral tools and are referenced by thousands. This year, Keller Williams stormed onto the lists with a very strong showing. KW offices dominated the Power Broker Report - with more offices listed in their top 700 list than any other franchise brand. (0 comments)
keller williams realty: Is Keller Williams Realty Your Next Move? - 05/13/08 05:15 AM
Can't miss educational offerings in our Lafayette, Indiana Market Center! Our training and educational courses are open to non Keller Williams agents as well in our state of the art facility and training room. Camp 443 - Whether you are an agent looking for quick success or an experienced agent wanting to kick-start your career, CAMP 4:4:3 reveals innovative models, sound systems and useful tools to help you get into production quickly by obtaining 4 listings and 4 sales in 3 months! Register today by contacting email@example.com Each week we offer the following courses in our market center.... Success Series - 8 (0 comments)
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