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Have heard that there are
in real estate right now?There
we need to be careful aboutwhere
we find them.
can be priced
somewhat below themarket
but they are often houses that have been abused by the former owners.If you consider that many of these houses
were occupied bypeople
who were in a very depressed state for a long period of time, youcan
imagine that the house was not cared for well and may in fact havesuffered
deliberate abuses such as removing plumbing or rendering thedrainage
also want to
get the maximum amountpossible
from the sale as they have many expenses in addition to the amount owed
on the mortgage.Another issue with
is that they cantake
a lot extra time to gain approval and this can be frustrating.
may be hearing a lot about short sales too.These homes are not oftena
short sale means that
the homeowner owes more thanthe
house can sell for in today’s market.Not so long ago many buyer’swere
borrowing 100% and adding on 6% for closing costs.This meansthey
were almost upside down from day one.These sellers are now tryingto
get the lenders to accept less from them to avoid foreclosure.It can bea
long drawn out process and you may not ever get approval.
real way to get a deal in today’s market is working with a
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Buyer's Broker will help you to navigate through the process and achieve
are options here in the Greater Hudson Valley of NY to
meet everyone's needs. Working with an experienced buyer's
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My blog will deal with working with buyers, my life as a mother of 3 teenagers and how to fit real estate into the other aspects of my world. I will also speak on volunteer efforts to assist my community
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.