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2011 

Appraisals provide an objective opinion of value, but it's not an exact science so appraisals may differ. For buying and selling purposes, appraisals are usually based on market value - what the property could probably be sold for. Other types of value include insurance value, replacement value,...
07/10/2011
Unless the buyer who makes an offer on your home has the resources to qualify for a mortgage, you may not really have a sale. If possible, try to determine a buyer's financial status before signing the contract. Ask the following:1. Has the buyer been prequalified or preapproved (even better) for...
07/10/2011
Advertise your open house. Ideally you should advertise both the weekend before and the weekend of the open house. Check with the local paper to see when their ad closing deadlines are. Create a property summary sheet. This sheet gives prospective buyers an overview of your home. Include dimensi...
07/10/2011
When you sell a stock, you owe taxes on your gain - the difference between what you paid for the stock and what you sold it for. The same holds true when selling a home (or a second home), but there are some special considerations. How to Calculate GainIn real estate, capital gains are based not ...
07/10/2011
  David Stewart | ABEK Real Estate | (985) 710-1728 65483 Dixie Ranch Fire Tower Rd, Lacombe, LA Gorgeous Vacant Land Just Minutes FromSlidell. Http://www.realestatepub.com 6 acres Vacant Land offered at $185,000 Lot Size 6 acres DESCRIPTION CLOSE TO THE HEART HOSPITAL IN LACOMBE AND MINUTES FRO...
07/08/2011
Kensington Estates in Slidell, La. is located off of Gause Boulevard just north of interstate 10.  The houses in this subdivision are 0-3 years young and are mostly traditional style construction.  You will find a range of 3-5 bedrooms and 1800-2750 square feet.  Kensington Estates is close to m...
07/07/2011
Provide the post office with your forwarding address two to four weeks ahead of the move. Notify your credit card companies, magazine subscriptions, and bank of your change of address. Create a list of friends, relatives, and business colleagues who need to be notified about your move. Arrange t...
07/06/2011
If the latest technology or entertainment options are important in your new home, add the following questions to your buyer's checklist.1. Are there enough jacks in every room for cable TV and high-speed Internet hookups?2. Are there ample telephone extensions or jacks?3. Is the home pre-wired f...
07/06/2011
Moving to a new home can be stressful, to say the least. Make it easy on yourself by planning far in advance and making sure you've covered all the bases.1. Plan ahead by organizing and budgeting. Develop a master "to do" list so you won't forget something critical on moving day, and create an e...
07/06/2011
On closing day, expect to sign a lot of documents and walk away with a big stack of papers. Here's a list of the most important documents you should file away for future reference. HUD-1 settlement statement. Itemizes all the costs - commissions, loan fees, points, and hazard insurance -associat...
07/01/2011
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