exit realty: 12 Tips to Help Home Buyers in 2012 - 01/26/12 06:08 AM
12 Mortgage tips for 2012
 
 
As YourExitRealtor,  I am always trying to put helpful information out there so you can make those critical decisions on whether to go ahead and purchase, or try to get a good deal and find a larger house.  Here are some very helpful tips from BANKRATE.COM that I read this morning. With Interest rates staying low through this year, and the deals are out there. Why Not Take Advantage of the Current Real Estate Market?
Getting a mortgage loan has become challenging in recent years. Don't expect that to change anytime soon.
Lending standards … (0 comments)

exit realty: What Could you do with an extra $65000? - 01/12/12 04:32 AM
What could you do with an extra $65,000.00?
Buying a house now instead of waiting a few years can Save you BIG…. Interest Rates have no where to go but up in the future.
As YourExitRealtor
I hear all the time about how bad the economy is and that people do not want to buy a house because they don’t want to chance spending the money and making a bad investment. I have also heard that people are waiting for the interest rates to drop even lower…. I say stop waiting…. Rates can go up just as easily as they … (0 comments)

exit realty: Lets get this New Year Started..... - 01/04/12 04:27 AM
LETS START 2012 OFF WITH A HUGE BANG!
 
YourExitRealtor would first of all like to thank you for all the referrals and business in 2011….
Now that being said…. Lets get the new year started off on the right foot!
Over the past couple of months I have taken the challenge to become a better trained and educated realtor. To better represent my clients. So here is what I have been training for your benefit! I will not be one of those realtors who can not answer my clients questions. I make a promise to all of my clients and … (0 comments)

exit realty: What does this down turn in the economy mean for the local housing market? - 09/23/11 05:19 AM
What does this down turn in the economy mean for the local housing market?
 
So as I sit at home every evening and watch the news saying that the country is possibly heading for a second recession, one thought goes through my head “Here we go again”.
For the past 3 years our local market has a roller coaster of activity up, down, down, down, up, down! The Little Rock Metropolitan area which includes: Benton, Bryant, Little Rock, North Little Rock, Maumelle, Mayflower, Conway, Cabot, Jacksonville.
 
What is going on currently…. Well in talking with my trusted … (3 comments)

exit realty: Would a new Home Buyer Tax Credit Motivate you to purchase a Home? - 09/08/11 07:36 AM
Would a new Home Buyer Tax Credit Motivate you to purchase a Home?
 
Stumbled across this article from RIS Media…. If there was another Home Buyer Tax Credit would that motivate you to purchase a home? YourExitRealtor would love your feedback.
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The National Mortgage Complaint Center is urging US House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner to introduce immediate legislation that restores the Federal Tax Incentive Plan for home buyers. However, the group says, “the Federal Tax Incentive Home Purchase Program should not be limited to first time home buyers only. We believe a more robust federal tax … (0 comments)

exit realty: Your Choice of Realtor Could affect the sell of your home.... - 09/02/11 02:51 AM
Why Hiring the Right Agent is a key factor in getting your home SOLD!
 
As you may know these days selling a home can be a little more difficult in a Buyers Market.YourExitRealtor read this article and thought that it could be of some use to all the Sellers and Potential Sellers out there. I lays out the key to success in selling your home. And as you will read it starts with hiring the right Realtor to guide you through this Buyers Market.
 
While certain tips like properly staging your space will help get your home sold no … (0 comments)

exit realty: IT IS TIME TO GET OFF THE FENCE..... - 08/22/11 03:18 AM
BUYERS it’s time to get off the FENCE…..
 
So I was at a meeting at one of my local banks on Friday, and brought up how low the interest rates are. My lender said that they were swamped with refinances but had very few new loan applications…. Which to me is crazy….
With Rates at an all time Historical Low…. (Click Here to Get my Lenders Contact info!)
15-Yr Conventional - 3.25%
30-Yr Conventional - 3.875%
15-Yr FHA - 3.25%
30-Yr FHA - 3.75%
30-Yr VA - 3.75%
30-Yr RD - 3.75%
 
From what I see every day being … (0 comments)

exit realty: Throwing money away every month on a Rental Home? - 06/22/11 09:34 AM
Many people living in Conway, AR rent their homes. I have always asked them why do you just throw money away? The answer I get time and time again is, "I can't afford a house, or I don't want to spend that much money a month, or I am waiting on the INTEREST rates to go down further!" HELLO interest rates have no where to go but UP!!
A 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home in Conway, AR, that is 10 years old, has a market price of around $110,000.00. With a 30 year FHA fixed Rate mortgage at 4.5% interest (taxes, … (3 comments)

exit realty: The American Dream of Owning a Home is not Dead! - 06/10/11 04:21 AM
New Article says the "American Dream isn't Dead"
 
I read this over my morning coffee, while watching my 13 month old play with her toys, I thought to myself you know they are right, the American dream is still out there even though all new media is saying negative things about the housing market, and how owning a home is a horrible investment. Well folks here is what average Americans like yourself are saying about how they view owning a home and its part in the "American Dream".
 RISMedia, June 10, 2011-Despite the ups and downs of the housing market, … (2 comments)

exit realty: WHO IS WATCHING YOUR EVERY MOVE? - 04/21/11 03:33 AM
WHO IS WATCHING YOUR EVERY MOVE?
 
This has nothing to do with Real Estate but, I figured most of the people my age don't read or watch the news every day. So www.yourexitrealtor.com felt you should at least see who is watching you, with out your knowledge.
  
  
Apple Users, Beware: iPhones Secretly Tracking Location, Experts Warn
By Maxim Lott
Published April 20, 2011 | FoxNews.com
 
Security researchers have discovered that the latest operating system powering the iPhone and iPad keeps a log of everywhere you go, recording both the location and time you were there. 
The feature has been … (1 comments)

exit realty: Buyer's Market Spurs Confidence in Young Professionals and Affluent Homeowners - 04/05/11 08:53 AM
Buyer's Market Spurs Confidence in Young Professionals and Affluent Homeowners
By Paige Tepping

RISMEDIA, April 4, 2011-As the cold temperatures become a distant memory, and the spring selling season gains momentum, consumers have come to agree on one thing-now's a good time to get off the fence and into the real estate market. This is the overall theme in the latest American Express Spending and Saving Tracker survey, a monthly survey that tracks the spending and saving habits of consumers in order to get an indication of what's happening in the market. "This month's Spending and Saving Tracker provided an … (2 comments)

exit realty: Buying a Home as a First Time Home Buyer? Where do you Start? - 03/28/11 09:05 AM
Buying a Home as a First Time Home Buyer? Where do you Start?

So I asked my friends on Facebook what they wanted me to talk about and I had someone ask, " How do i get started buying a home?" Well Kara, Here is what i would do to get started.
The biggest misconception about buying houses is that you have to start months and months ahead of time... That Myth is so not true....
Step 1 I would go meet with a lending institution or bank of your choice and get a Pre-Qualification Letter. This letter states, what … (0 comments)

exit realty: Ok, You just Bought a Foreclosure now what do you do? - 03/07/11 04:14 AM
Ok, You just Bought a Foreclosure now what do you do?
 

 
If you are like a few of my clients, You see a Foreclosure as a chance to get a really good deal on a house.
So my question is what do you do with a foreclosure once you purchase it? Well hopefully you Had a home inspection which I myself as YourExitRealtorhighly recommends on any home. I would study the home inspection and make a plan of attack. What do you the buyer have to do to make the home livable? (if it is not)
Every foreclosure is … (0 comments)

exit realty: Get in while the getting is Good... - 02/21/11 06:42 AM
I saw this and thought some other people ought to read this if they are on the fence about buying a house in todays real estate market... If this article interest you please go to www.yourexitrealtor.com and start your search today for houses in the Central Arkansas Market... As i have been saying all along is that the housing market can't be beat right now.. We have the best housing prices in 10 years and the best interest rates in HISTORY... So don't hesitate to purchase now...

Get in while the Getting's Good - Why Buyers and Sellers Should Take … (0 comments)

 
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Conway, AR

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