economic recovery: I know it's "Yours" but please DON'T take it! - Dee Langley, Charlotte,NC - 03/07/12 05:34 PM
Like many Realtors we ask before we list your home "Mr & Mrs Seller is there anything you are taking with you that does not go with the house?"  We ask this question for a reason.  I usually share with my sellers if there is something they are taking with them, PLEASE take it down, box it up, get it out of sight because . . .
Meaning that gorgeous mirror in the bathroom, the beautiful sconce in the hall, those ornate curtain rods you had custom made those items you adore … (57 comments)

economic recovery: Friday Five: Obama’s Budget Challenges Mortgage Deduction for Some-Charlotte,NC -Dee Langley - 02/18/12 01:39 AM
  By: Gavin Mathis
New Obama budget proposes to limit the mortgage interest deduction; Congress makes a final push to pass a flood insurance extension.
Just a week after introducing a large-scale refinancing proposal for underwater home owners, President Obama’s proposed budget would reduce the mortgage interest deduction for many, undermining efforts to bolster the housing market at time when the housing market needs less uncertainty. At the same time, despite a legislative impasse in Washington, some of the President’s refinancing proposals may become reality. Read more in this week’s headline roundup.
HouseLogic: Obama Budget Plan Curbs Mortgage Interest Deduction for … (0 comments)

economic recovery: I found some Really Interesting Articles Today - HAPPY VALENTINES DAY- Dee Langley- Charlotte,NC - 02/14/12 12:50 AM
This Article is interesting because it is calling an end to the Housing Market Crisis THIS YEAR!!  It is nice to finally have some good news from the mainstream media!

With alot of Homeowners faced with the crisis of a house underwater and no savings here is an article to read about what happens when you walk away.  PLEASE READ THIS WITH CAUTION!!! CONTACT YOUR LOCAL REALTOR, YOUR ATTORNEY, AND YOUR TAX ADVISOR BEFORE YOU DO ANYTHING!!!
This is an AWESOME article! I love that the McMansions are going away!  The new styles and trends are … (0 comments)

economic recovery: Friday Five: States Reach $26B Settlement with Banks-Charlotte, NC-Dee Langley - 02/10/12 08:00 AM
  Top Five Articles for the Housing Market for this past week. There is alot about the distressed market in this week. A lot of Banks are not applying the rules to all clients. It is very distressing for the people and the properties!!!
By: Gavin Mathis
Published: February 10, 2012
A settlement on foreclosure fraud and a positive outlook for housing in 2012 are in the news this week.
State and federal officials finally reached a landmark $26 billion settlement on Thursday with five of the nation’s largest banks for fraudulent lending practices. The lengthy negotiations came to a close … (1 comments)

economic recovery: Unless Congress Begins to Act Responibly, Say Goodbye to 2 Tax Breaks in 2012 - 02/04/12 08:45 AM
  ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!? Congress is suppose to represent the public.  At what point did they forget they are supposed to look out for our best interests?  WE ALL NEED TO BE OUTRAGED!! Let your congressman know what you think!
By: Dona DeZube
Published: February 3, 2012
Tax benefits for home owners disappeared at the end of 2011 and no one knows whether Congress will bring them back. How annoying!
Congress was so busy bickering at the end of 2011 that it allowed two important tax breaks for home owners to expire. Beginning with the 2012 tax year:
1. You … (2 comments)

economic recovery: Friday Five: Obama’s Refi Proposal, Florida Primary Gives Needed Traction - Dee Langley- Charlotte, NC - 01/27/12 01:08 PM
With the State of the Union address being this week there has been a lot of interesting discourse! 
By: Gavin Mathis
The State of the Union address and the upcoming Florida GOP primary are bringing new and much-needed attention to housing issues.
President Barack Obama’s proposal for enhanced refinancing efforts sparked a new dialogue among members of Congress and the media after the State of the Union Tuesday. Issues like the size of down payments, principal write downs, and how to take advantage of low interest rates are suddenly gaining traction among lawmakers. Even the GOP candidates for president are having … (2 comments)

economic recovery: HOUSING REBOUND! - Top Five Articles from this past week - 01/20/12 07:54 AM
Friday Five: New Indicators Show a Housing Rebound By: Gavin Mathis
Published: January 20, 2012
Existing-home sales, low mortgage rates, and a spike in home builder confidence point to a housing turnaround.
Rebounding from another slow year, the housing market is picking up steam. Prospective home buyers are taking advantage of low mortgage rates, and home builder sentiment reached its highest level in more than 4 years this week. Housing is also gaining a bit of attention on the campaign trail. Dems and Republicans took part at a South Carolina rally promoting home ownership. Read these headlines and more in this … (4 comments)

economic recovery: Show Your Home Pride: 7 Home Improvement Projects for $1,000 (or Less) - 01/12/12 01:13 AM
By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon
Americans still think buying a home is one of the best decisions they’ve ever made. Here are some ways to increase your home’s value and comfort for less than $1,000.
We knew reports of the death of American home ownership were greatly exaggerated (nod to Mark Twain), and now we’ve got the numbers to prove it.A just-released survey by the Meredith Corp., which publishes Better Homes and Gardens magazine, says the vast majority of people polled believe owning a home is a smart financial move and a source of pride.Here are some results of the 2,500 people … (2 comments)

economic recovery: Top Five Housing Articles for This week! - 01/06/12 08:00 AM
Friday Five: Home Owners Insurance Rates Up, Mortgage Rates Down Get caught up on all of the latest housing news that you might have missed over the holidays with the first Friday Five of the new year. Read
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economic recovery: Getting Ready to Close on your new home? 2/1/2012 - Charlotte, NC - 01/06/12 07:19 AM
Deanna Valeo of New American Home Mortgage sent out an email that I thought all of us could use.  We are in Charlotte, NC but this should apply everyone!
If you are signing an offer with a closing on or after February 1, 2012 you should prepare your buyers for getting in the necessary extra paperwork.
Lenders will need 2011 W2s on any loan closing 2/1 or later. By law an employer HAS to issue a W2 NO LATER than January 31.
I would make the borrowers aware to provide them when they become available, just to make sure we … (1 comments)

economic recovery: HAPPY NEW YEAR CHARLOTTE, NC! - 12/31/11 12:49 PM

As we are counting down the last few hours of 2011 I would like to say THANK YOU!
  Thank you for sharing your lives with me. Thank you for allowing me to help you through the journey of purchasing a home. Thank you for the priviledge of helping dreams come true.   In this economy and with all the doom and gloom being published it truly has been an honor to serve you. It brings my heart so much joy to see the joy in other's lives.   To see families set free from foreclosure or to … (0 comments)

economic recovery: Happy Holidays from Charlotte, NC - 12/22/11 11:33 AM
As the temperatures get warmer! Yes it was almost 70 degrees here in Charlotte, NC today on the first official day of winter!
I want to wish everyone a . . . .
No matter your faith, your heritage, or your geographic location what brings us all together is HOME!
Our sense of home may be different, as well, but a safe place to land is what we all desire.
We may need shelter to stay dry and warm but a place to call our own, to take refuge from the world is what gives us our strength, … (2 comments)

economic recovery: Is Your Heating System Ready for Winter's Nip? - 12/16/11 07:09 AM
By: Oliver Marks
Getting your home's heating system professionally serviced every year will keep it running smoothly and help keep heating costs under control.
Who does the job?
The simplest way to get the work done is to hire your fuel company to do it. Oil companies and gas utilities usually provide this service, or you can hire the contractor who installed the equipment. Also, some plumbers handle heating systems.
What is involved?
The technician will clean soot and corrosion out of the combustion chamber where the fuel is burned, and check it for leaks or damage. He'll inspect the flue … (1 comments)

economic recovery: Friday Five: Fannie, Freddie Suspend Foreclosures; Senate Extends NFIP - 12/09/11 08:38 AM
By: Gavin Mathis
Published: December 9, 2011
It’s a Christmas miracle: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will halt holiday foreclosures. Plus, stay up to date with the latest housing policy news, including an extension of the National Flood Insurance Program.
It looks like Christmas will come early for some home owners this year as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will suspend foreclosures during the holiday season. Also, the Senate voted to extend the National Flood Insurance Program until May, making the holiday season even brighter for some. And to see what issues will be swaying home owners’ votes this election year, … (0 comments)

economic recovery: Friday Five: Home Store Sales Up; Housing Tax Credit for Vets; and More - 12/02/11 06:54 AM
Friday Five: Home Store Sales Up; Housing Tax Credit for Vets; and More By: Gavin Mathis
Published: December 2, 2011
In this week’s top housing news: a rebound in sales at home improvement stores may bode well for the housing market; home owners get a second chance to refinance with HARP 2.0; and a federal official pushes a new tax credit for veterans.
After a week of football, scrambling for deals at the mall, and finishing up Thanksgiving leftovers, you might have missed the stories impacting home owners. Strong numbers from Black Friday — especially an increase in sales at home … (0 comments)

economic recovery: Why Lose Time Waiting for the Cable Guy? 5 Ways to Take Back That Time - 11/26/11 03:31 AM
  By: Lisa Kaplan Gordon
Published: November 21, 2011
Americans waste almost five hours a year waiting for service people to show up. Use that time wisely by tackling these home maintenance tasks.
It seems like forever when you’re stuck at home waiting for the cable guy to show up. In fact, Americans on average cool their heels for 4.5 hours and waste $250 in wages annually waiting for service appointments, according to TOA Technologies’ 2011 Cost of Waiting Survey.
Instead of thrumming your fingers during long waits, take back that time by giving your home a little love and care. … (0 comments)

economic recovery: Friday Five: Housing Bubble Hits Gen X; Congress Acts on FHA Loan Limits, Flood Insurance - 11/18/11 02:12 PM
  By: Gavin Mathis
Check out the latest headlines about housing trends, including multigenerational family homes and how Gen X is handling the drop in home prices. Plus, breaking news about FHA loan limits and the National Flood Insurance Program.
Home builders are capitalizing on the uptick in multigenerational family living arrangements at a time when new-home development is in a slump. Also, new data shows why Generation X has taken the brunt of the housing downturn. And, a Friday Five update wouldn’t be complete without this week’s buzz from Capitol Hill: Lawmakers came to an agreement on restoring the Federal … (1 comments)

economic recovery: Friday Five: Housing Gets Spotlight; Foreign Buyers to the Rescue - 11/04/11 12:04 PM
  By: Gavin Mathis
Published: November 4, 2011
In this week’s top news, the president and the Federal Reserve go on the offensive to help the housing market, but do their plans have what it takes to get the job done?
Last week, President Obama announced an executive order to help home owners refinance their mortgages, and now the Federal Reserve is considering measures to reduce borrowing costs. Is housing finally getting the attention it deserves? Read the top housing news, including more on the bipartisan housing commission and how foreign home buyers could help our economy, in this week’s Friday … (0 comments)

economic recovery: Friday Five: Refi Changes, Housing Commission Launched, and More - 10/28/11 11:54 AM
Friday Five: Refi Changes, Housing Commission Launched, and More By: Gavin Mathis
Published: October 28, 2011
In this week’s roundup of housing market headlines, pols step up rhetoric on home ownership issues, but many consumers are doubtful they’ll see relief.
Crisscrossing the western states that have been impacted the most by foreclosures, President Obama this week promoted new rules for federally guaranteed mortgages. Back in Washington, a group of former U.S. Housing and Urban Development secretaries and members of Congress launched a bipartisan commission to find remedies for the ailing housing market. These headlines and much more in this week’s Friday … (0 comments)

economic recovery: Politicians Missing the Mark — Left and Right — on Housing - 10/21/11 12:43 PM
It's pretty scary that our potential policticans can only come up with "Something has to be done" . . . WELL DUH, YA THINK?!?! How about ask a REALTOR about what would be help the housing crisis!  
By: Gavin Mathis
Both sides of the political aisle are short on specifics to bolster the housing market.
When it came to offering fixes for the housing market, Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) wasn’t the only tongue-tied politician on stage at Tuesday night’s Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas. The presidential candidates let an opportunity slip away to explain how they would address … (2 comments)

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