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Buyers Guide - What features do you want in your new home? - 09/12/10 10:52 PM
Before you start looking, think about what types of features you would like in a home. Do you want a big yard? If so, you'll have more yard maintenance than if you choose a home with a small yard like a townhome, or a condo with no yard. If the yard has a lot of trees, you'll be doing a lot of leaf raking and bagging in the fall. But you'll also have more outdoor room for entertaining and if you have children or dogs, for playing. Do you mind lots of stairs or would a rancher suit you better? Going up (2 comments)
Buyer's Guide - Your First Steps - 09/12/10 09:54 PM
Buying a home for the first time can be daunting. Selling your home and moving to your next can be just as challenging as the average person only buys a couple of homes in their lifetime. Your first step is to choose a Buyer's Agent to work with. Your Buyer's Agent will discuss your plans, what you are looking for, discuss and recommend areas with you. Make sure your Buyer's Agent is a Realtor and regularly works in the areas where you are looking. It is usually a good idea to choose a Realtor who is a full-time agent who can (0 comments)
FHA Loans with a simplified explanation of FHA credit standards - 09/12/10 01:36 PM
This is a very important article to help you understand changes to FHA loans. In theory you can get an FHA loan with a low credit score, however in practice, it just doesn't happen. Jeff knows some lenders that will go as low as 580, however most require a minimum 620. We are Realtors, not mortgage loan officers, which is why we defer to the professionals to explain mortgage loan options and this is a much easier to read explanation as to the realities of current FHA guidelines. ************************************************************************************* To list your property for sale or to purchase a property in (0 comments)
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