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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
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Via Elizabeth Weintraub, Sacramento Short Sale Agent, Land Park, Sac 916-233-6759 (Lyon Real Estate): It happened again. This time to a different short sale and not in Sacramento. This short sale is in Roseville. High demand neighborhood -- such high demand that I received more than a dozen calls within 24 hours of putting this short sale on the market. Several months later, I'm still receiving phone calls and inquiries. We received short sale approval for an all-cash offer and were headed for closing when a buyer's agent in Roseville called to put me on the alert. Even though this vacant home (0 comments)
How Will the New FHA Mortgage Insurance Structure Affect Your Buying Power? - 08/24/10 05:50 PM
Here's a great blog by Cari Anderson that explains the new changes. Via Cari Anderson (Diversified Mortgage Group): How Will the New FHA Mortgage Insurance Structure Affect Your Buying Power? Earlier this month, HUD announced that there would be some forthcoming changes to its FHA mortgage insurance program on October 4th of this year. Since FHA loans are a good percentage of all loans funded today these changes could have a significant impact on the loan amount a potential borrower qualifies for. Let's look at how FHA mortgage insurance works. There are two types of FHA mortgage insurance that are charged in conjunction (2 comments)
Home buyers, your Mind is playing Tricks on You! - 08/23/10 05:01 PM
When you have made a decision to buy a home, it can be helpful to understand the cognitive biases, or shortcuts your mind uses when sorting information to make decisions. Sometimes, these will lead to poor decisions, let's take a look at some to see if we can avoid some common pitfalls. *Short term memory- The capacity for short term memory is widely regarded as 5 to 9 chunks of information (Dr. Van K. Tharp). Beyond this number, information will be bumped out by new items. In other words, limit the number of houses to look at in one outing to no (2 comments)
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