real estate: 7 Common Home Buying Mistakes - 09/10/09 03:40 AM
Even though each home and home buyer is unique, the same mistakes are made over and over again when making a purchase. This special report will point out seven of the most common mistakes made during home buying and how to avoid them.
Buying a home is one of the most exciting events in a person's life, whether it's the first home or the fifth one; however, it can also be one of the most stressful. Purchasing a home should be regret-free and anxiety-free.
 Learning to avoid these 7 most common mistakes when buying a home can help lower your stress … (1 comments)

real estate: Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust not for this file- Seldom Used Mortgage Program - 09/03/09 09:44 AM
Wow! What a day I had yesterday, 3 weeks ago one of my referring Realtors sent me one of their clients. She went online and field out an online credit application. After running her credit and looking at documented income from her jobs and getting a 626 mid credit score and a 43% debt ratio. I was able to receive a DU approval. She went house hunting and found her dream home.
    In the mean time the lender that I was using for her financing sent out a notice that their guidelines were in the midst of change. There new guidelines … (0 comments)

real estate: Horror Stories to Avoid When Buying Real Estate - 09/02/09 01:52 AM
Everybody has a horror story of some kind, when talking about real estate. There are just some things most people don't think about when searching for property to buy or sell, whether you're the buyer, the seller or even, yes, the agent
Exhibit A
Sheryl (name changed to protect the innocent) is exhibit A. Now, she thought she'd bought a nice house at a good price. Everything seemed to be perfect. The one place that Sheryl went wrong was forgetting to do a home inspection on that beautiful piece of real estate. 
  After a pleasant day of moving in, she … (1 comments)

real estate: 4 Ways to Get the Best Deal for New Houston Home Construction - 08/06/09 01:14 AM
Some buyers would much rather have a brand spankin' new home - fresh, clean and untouched.  Does this describe you?  Then read on and learn some of the guidelines for getting the best deal on your dream home.
Be on the lookout for disreputable builders...
Reputation is everything for a builder.  Ask for recommendations from people you know, but also do your research.  Check with the Better Business Bureau.  Talk to people in the same development about their experiences with the builder.  Look over the homes in the early construction phase to see what type of materials and quality of … (0 comments)

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