the villages fl: November 2008 Market Update - 11/06/08 04:11 AM
NOVEMBER 2008, ELECTION IS OVER
 
Finally, we can focus on our lives again as we have a new President coming into office and whether your candidate won or not, the United States of America is ready to move forward.  We need to come together as a people and support our nation.  You will see a positive change in the economy and the real estate market as so many people wanted to see the results before they made their steps forward.
Here in Florida we are fortunate to have the "sunshine" which truly helps us as the weather chills all over … (0 comments)

the villages fl: Home Buyers Advice in Today’s Economy - 10/30/08 02:31 AM
With a surplus of homes on the market, it is defiantly a buyer's market.  There have never been so many opportunities to buy a home at such a reduced rate.  Mortgage rates are low so what's that delay? Given the recent news with the mortgage crisis and bank failures, many banks have tightened their guidelines. But does this mean that banks aren't lending? No! Qualified borrowers are still getting loans.
If you are just starting out in housing market or are just wondering what the guidelines are in this market, here are few tips to get ready:
1.)    Build a savings … (1 comments)

the villages fl: OCALA and THE VILLAGES FL 2nd QUARTER FORECLOSURE REPORT - 09/15/08 02:38 AM
What is going on in today's foreclosure market?  Based on the most recently released report from Realty Trac, the website that keeps us abreast of what is going on in the foreclosure  market, things are just moving down the road.  Foreclosure activity is up 14% in the second quarter of 2008:
"Florida documented the nation's fourth highest state foreclosure rate in the second quarter, with one in every 78 households receiving a foreclosure filing during the quarter - more than twice the national average. Foreclosure filings were reported on 109,433 Florida properties during the quarter, the second highest total of any … (0 comments)

the villages fl: BUYING OR SELLING A HOME—WHICH COMES FIRST? - 09/10/08 09:31 AM
Traditionally, we have been told that it was best to place your current home on the market, take the equity from the property and reinvest it in the next home you plan on buying.  As we know, the current market in Ocala and The Villages, Fl is leaving many sellers with little or no equity or even negative value. One fact that has become very evident, the purchase prices of today are becoming incredible.  We are seeing great buys and it has become an outstanding market to buy real estate in.  There are many folks looking for great homes to rent and … (0 comments)

 

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