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With the Change of Season Comes A Change in FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums - 09/28/10 04:45 PM
Changes to Federal Housing Authority (FHA) Mortgage Insurance Premiums are about to go in effect. As a licensed Real Estate Agent here in Northern Nevada, I try not to give out to much mortgage information as it is not my area of expertise, but I do try to stay informed to be able update my clients when changes in the lending industry are about to happen. With that being said, the following information briefly highlights a change in the FHA mortgage insurance premiums that are about to go in effect. For additional information and questions about this new policy, please contact your (0 comments)
If you live in Reno, Nevada or Sparks, Nevada, and are on a fixed income or a tight monthly budget, you should look into this program that could help you save money on your energy bills. Weatherizing your home could save money not only in winter months but in summer months as well. ***The program will replace windows and furnaces, they will fix leaks in faucets, change air filters, add insulation in the attic. All those little things that let cold air in the house during winter months will be (3 comments)
If you have created an online presence for yourself, before people even go to your business website to search for homes or to find a real estate agent, they've already learned more about you from Facebook, twitter, your blog, ActiveRain, and probably have already made of their minds whether or not they will contact you. The more you put yourself out into the social media world, the more likely you are to attract clients who feel connected long before the first email is sent or the first phone call is made. Once you have taken (15 comments)
Before You Refinance, Call Your Favorite Realtor! - 09/24/10 09:09 PM
Reno homeowners who are looking to refinance their mortgage should call their favorite real estate agent, me, Terrie Leighton, to assist with the closing ~ out of pocket expenses can add up if you are not sure what certain costs should be. Patricia Kenenda, Realtor in the Washinton DC area has her clients email her the HUD-1, an important document that tells you exactly what you will be paying at closing. Read all of her article below and call me for help when you are ready to refinance you current mortgage. Via Patricia Kennedy (Evers & Company Realtors): Yesterday I got a call from (1 comments)
Earlier today I received a call from Bank of America saying they had "really great news" regarding one of the properties I have in set up in their equator system. The customer service rep said they have a new exciting program that my client, the seller, qualifies for. This new pilot program is being called a "Co-operative Short sale." If my seller agrees to the (8 comments)
A checklist of things a Seller can do before the home inspector arrives - 09/07/10 05:58 PM
This is a very comprehensive list of things sellers can do to get ready before the home inspector arrives. Russel Ray, San Diego's finest home inspectors,generously shares this list with you. He says it can help save money and make the close of escrow process move along with ease. Via Russel Ray, San Diego home inspector (Russel Ray, Property Consultant):
A checklist of things a Seller can dobefore the home inspector arrives Doing as much as possible before the Buyer's property inspection helps ensure that escrow goes more smoothly. Following is my "checklist" of items often found during the course of (2 comments)
Wonda is our family Boxer. She loves to go for rides in the car, as most dogs do. It has been a while since I posted any dog photo so I thought it was time. How cute is she? While I am talking about my pup, I thought I would give a shout out to the Nevada Humane Society, a great place to adopt your next pet! ~Find a dog to love at the Nevada Humane Society ~ If you are interested in adopting a dog or cat or maybe you want to adopt a bunny, the Nevada Humane Society (25 comments)
The Best In The West Nugget Rib Cook - Off is here for its 22nd year ~ Come join the fun tonight through Monday, September 6, 2010! This is a free event that locals and visitors look forward to each year. Local businesses say revenues from this event will help them survive through the slower, winter months. An estimated 50,000 people will be sampling, judging and eating up some delicious Ribs over the next few days! As Reno and Sparks, Nevada residents, we look forward (2 comments)
Here are a few real estate statistics for Reno, Nevada for August 2010 Sold = 250 Average List Price = $243,499 Average Sold Price = $229,096 Days on the Market = 122 Let's compare these numbers to the homes sold last year the same time: The following numbers are for single family homes sold in August 2009: Sold = 300 Average List Price = $243,499 Average Sold Price = $233,113 Days on the Market = 133
The average sale of a single family home sold (2 comments)
Here are a few market statistics for Sparks, Nevada, during August 2009/2010: Single family homes sold in August 2010: Sold= 149 Median List Price = $163,500 Median Sold Price = $159,000 Days on the Market = 111 days Let's compare these numbers to last year the same time: The following numbers are for single family homes sold in August 2009: Sold = 141 Median List Price = $173,000 Median Sold Price = $170,000 Day on the market = 81 Home prices in (1 comments)
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