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mls: Lafayette Indiana Real Estate - Short Sales and Foreclosures - 10/12/08 05:52 PM
There are more and more homes coming on the market today that are considered a short sale property or a foreclosed property. Well what is the difference? Borrowers are often are given a grace period to avoid the foreclosure process, often 2-3 months. The borrower may opt to sell the property during this pre-foreclosure stage if they can't make up their missed mortgage payments. This is typically the best time to strike a deal, as home owners are looking for ways to avoid foreclosure. If the home is purchased during this time frame it is called a short sale. Buying a (0 comments)
mls: Lafayette Indiana Real Estate - First Time Homebuyers - 03/28/08 06:10 AM
Buying Your First Home? Real Estate Agents Are Your Professional Guides. Make Sure You Choose Top Experts. You might be a bit afraid or intimidated by the whole process of buying your first home. As top Lafayette, West Lafayette real estate experts, it's our job to guide you, from beginning to end. We will take the time to go through each and every step of the buying process. We will do a thorough needs analysis to determine what type of home you are looking for, the area, price range, etc. Need help with finding a reliable honest lender to work with...we can assist you with this (0 comments)
mls: Lafayette Indiana Real Estate - The Purpose of Feedback - 03/28/08 06:04 AM
THE PURPOSE OF FEEDBACK The reasons we contact the agent who showed your house are: 1. To refresh the agent's memory about the house so that they may consider showing the house a second time. 2. To answer any questions that the agent and his/her client may have regarding your property. 3. To get both positive and negative feedback regarding the agent's opinion as well as his/her client's opinion of your property so that we may better market your property. Note: Don't always expect agents to give a full critique of your property. That agent may have shown 15 houses in an afternoon, and honestly may (0 comments)
mls: Lafayette Indiana Real Estate - House Not Selling? - 03/25/08 04:56 PM
Why Is Our House Not Selling?If you are selling your home and it has been on the market for several months, you might start to wonder why it just isn't moving. How can you introduce some extra energy into the sale?The first thing you should do is review the feedback from prospective buyers who have seen your home, and other agents who have shown it. Does your home look its best? Is it accessible for agents to show on short notice? Is the price in line with the rest of the market? Do you need to consider neutralizing any strong decorating features that (0 comments)
mls: Lafayette Indiana Real Estate - Market Update - 03/25/08 04:41 PM
Spring is in full bloom and so is the real estate market in Lafayette and West Lafayette Indiana.With interest rates now below 6% (conventional) and FHA loan limit being increased now is the right time to buy.There is a huge selection of homes to choose from. If you wouldlike to receive automated emails of new listings as they come on the market please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll add you to our preferred list. Don't miss out on the perfect home - contact us today!MLS Statistics from the Lafayette Board of Realtors for February 2008 (0 comments)
mls: Lafayette Indiana and West Lafayette Indiana School Information - 03/13/08 04:13 PM
Tippecanoe County (Lafayette and West Lafayette Indiana) School Corporations: A student living in Tippecanoe County may be enrolled in one of 4 school corporations. The Lafayette School Corporation, Tippecanoe School Corporation, West Lafayette Community School Corporation, or the Private Schools. The largest corporation is Tippecanoe with appx. 10,000 students enrolled in its 9 elementary schools, 6 middle schools and 2 high schools. The Lafayette School Corporation, with 11 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 1 high school enrolls appx. 7,200 students followed by West Lafayette with nealry 2,000 students in its 2 elementary schools, 1 junior high and 1 high school. Lafayette Catholic (0 comments)
mls: Lafayette Indiana Demographics and Community Information - 03/13/08 04:11 PM
Location & Demographics for Tippecanoe County (Lafayette and West Lafayette Indiana) Population:Lafayette 56, 397West Lafayette 28, 778Tippecanoe County 148,955Purdue University 38, 564Area:Lafayette 11.43 Sq. MilesWest Lafayette 4.7 Sq. MilesTippecanoe Co. 504 Sq. MilesClimate:Mean Annual Temperature 50.0 degrees FJanuary Normal Daily Minimum 14.4 degrees FJanuary Normal Daily Maximum 31.5 degrees FJuly Normal Daily Minimum 62.0 degrees FJuly Normal Daily Maximum 84.5 degrees FRecord Low: January 7, 1887 -33.0 degrees FRecord High: July 14, 1936 111.0 degrees FAnnual Average Hours of Sunshine 2,056Annual Average Snowfall. 22.3"Prevailing Wind Direction SouthwestLocation: 63 Miles Northwest of Indianapolis, 125 Miles Southeast of Chicago. Courtesy of the Lafayette (0 comments)
mls: Lafayette Indiana Real Estate Market Update - New FHA Loan Limits! - 03/13/08 04:08 PM
Great News Great Lafayette... As of 3-6-08 the new loan limits for FHA and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are now calculated at 125 percent of the HUD published median prices, with a base of $271,050 and $417,000, respectively, not to exceed $729,750. We hope that there will be a huge impact to the housing market by increasing these loan limit amounts. We also hope to see lower interest rates as a result. This change brings more affordability to many more prospective homeowners that can now quality for higher FHA amounts and avoid expensive jumbo mortgages. The National Association of Realtors did research and (0 comments)
mls: Why Sell Your Home With a Keller Williams Realty Agent? - 03/02/08 11:01 AM
Keller Williams Realty is not just listing homes, but getting them SOLD! Check out our average statistics taken from the Lafayette MLS for February 2008! Keller Williams Realty and MLS StatisticsKeller Williams Average Sales Price: $157,410MLS Average Sales Price: $129,026Keller Williams Average Residential Days on the Market: 87MLS Average Days on the Market: 152(WOW - our listings are averaging nearly 1/2 the number of days as the average in the MLS!!!)Keller Williams Average List Price: $141,914MLS Average List Price: $131,465Keller Williams % of List Price to Sales Price Ratio: 96.63%MLS Average % of List Price to Sales Price Ratio: 94.81%(WOW - we average nearly 2% (0 comments)
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