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Highest Increase of Existing Home Sales in 2 Years! - 11/23/09 02:12 PM
It was just announced this morning that the sale of existing homes jumped 10.2% last month. It is assumed that most of that had to do with the ending of the first time home buyer's tax credit. However, that credit was extended until next summer plus there was the addition of the tax credit for existing home owners.
I would suggest that if you are considering taking advantage of the tax credits that are available to not wait until the end for a couple of reasons. 1) The more people who wait, the higher demand for the houses toward the (0 comments)
Home Search Tool Now Available on Realtyfive.com - 11/16/09 10:11 PM
It's been a little bit of a battle for us to get our home search tool up and running on our website, but it is finally there. It's a powerful tool in the hand of any person who is looking to purchase or even sell a home. With it a person can look at all the homes in Northwest Ohio that are listed by any agency who uses the Toledo Multiple Listing Service (That's litterally thousands of homes at your fingertips). The homes can be saved in a file then the person can receive emails when there are changes to the house (1 comments)
4.875% 30 Year Fixed Conventional - 11/13/09 01:07 PM
I thought you'd like to know. I was talking with a mortgage lender last night and she told me that a 30 year fixed rate conventional loan was at 4.875% yesterday. That's AWESOME! If you own a home and aren't planning on moving you might want to consider refinancing. If you are thinking about buying a home then now is the time!!!! This rate combined with the fist time homebuyer tax credit of $8,000 or the homebuyer credit of $6500, makes buying a home or even selling a home right now ideal. There are even programs in our area that you (0 comments)
Defiance Market Stats YTD - 11/09/09 08:12 PM
Here are the market stats for the Defiance area this year from January 1 through November 8, 2009. These statistics are only for areas that would be considered Defiance, Ohio. If you would like stats for your particular area, just let me know and I can get them to you.
Total Homes Listed: 427 Avg. List Price: $109,209 Total Sold Units: 206 Avg. Sold Price: $94,456 Avg. Days on Market: 154
I will try and keep this up-to-date for you every week so you will have a better picture of what's happening in our market.
Thanks and have (0 comments)
16213 SR 111 Cecil, OH 45879 - 11/06/09 11:24 AM
Here's our newest listing. It's a comfortable 3 bedroom home in the country with neighbors. Best of both worlds! 16213 SR 111, Cecil Ohio 45879. Go to our website and see more pictures and information. www.realtyfive.com
Tax Credit Extension - 11/06/09 09:04 AM
President Obama is expected to sign into law today the newly extended and expanded tax credit for home buyers. The most interesting addition to the credit is the new credit to existing home owners who want to purchase a new home. The National Association of Realtors website that highlights the differences between the last one and the new one. You can get a pdf download at www.realtor.org I've been looking forward to this new extention of the credit as there are many people who have been on the fence about moving from their current home to buy a new one. This (1 comments)
315 N. Wilhelm St, Holgate, OH - 11/04/09 09:43 PM
We have two new listings to report today. The first one is a $17,000 investor special. This house needs lots of love! It's 315 N. Wilhelm St., Holgate, OH Here are some outside picts for you to get an idea of what this house has to offer. The right person can transform this into a nice rental.
The second listing is raw farm land waiting for the next crop to be planted. This property is a little over 8 acres in Henry County on CR. 19
Well that's it for today. I have another (1 comments)
We had a great time at this year's Halloween parade. Here are a couple of pictures of us and our decorated cart. We ended up running out of candy and passing out all 500 of our flyers. We didn't have enough for the whole crowd. We'll plan differently for next year. I just want to say thanks for all of you who cheered us on and continue to support us. You can see more pictures on our Facebook page. scott (6 comments)
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