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2013 

Richest Americans Continue to Scoop up Rural Acreage   Increasingly seen as a “safe deposit box with a view,” acreages continue to be purchased by leading landowners at solid rates.  In 2012, the country’s top 100 landowners cumulatively increased their private holdings by 700,000 acres to a tota...
12/16/2013
How to Help Buyers Shine in a Multiple-offer Market   You’ve been there before: multiple offers, disappointed would-be buyers and you without a commission.  So in this seller’s market, how do buyers stand out from the competition? Perhaps one of the best ways is to compose a compelling buyer’s pr...
12/16/2013
Think Outside the Box to Find Your Next Home Purchase 1.  Contact For Sale By Owner Listings - There are a number of different websites you can visit to look for homes that aren’t listed with a real estate agent, like Zillow.com and Craigslist.  Another site to look at is ForSaleByOwner.com, wher...
12/16/2013
Banks Abandoning Mortgage Preapprovals   The mortgage preapproval, for years a crucial step in the home-buying process, is losing its luster with lenders, new data show. Among the top 25 mortgage lenders, just 29,912 preapprovals resulted in mortgages that borrowers received to purchase a home la...
12/16/2013
    It would seem absurd to marry a complete stranger, but when purchasing a home without getting title insurance it is exactly the same. Just as you have no idea of someone’s past, you can never fully know who has had their hands all over your new home. It is impossible to be sure that the real ...
12/16/2013
How To Get Acquainted To A New City Are you in a situation where you are moving out of state or across the country to a place that is unfamiliar to you?  Getting acquainted in a new town can be a challenge.  Here are a few tips to get you acquainted quicker.     Get a local newspaper - The newspa...
12/15/2013
New forms, new ways for Fort Myers and Cape Coral Closings. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has issued new rules nationwide for closing loans. The new rules and forms will allow consumers to better understand what they are getting into in terms of the loan and obligations. The new...
12/12/2013
Report:  Real Estate Firms Remain Small and Traditional NAR has released its annual “Profile of Real Estate Firms.”  The trade association’s snapshot of the industry finds: üThe typical residential real estate firm handled a median of 25 transaction sides in 2012, representing a dollar volume of ...
12/11/2013
Loan Estimate Form (GFE) – FORM New rules across the board even for Cape Coral and Fort Myers closings. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has released a new rule regarding disclosure for loans. This rule produced new forms that will replace existing ones to help consumers make clea...
12/09/2013
Things To Do Prior To Listing Your Fort Myers For Sale By Owner Property   Now that you’ve decided to sell your home in Florida or Fort Myers for sale by owner, what do you need to do?  Selling a home for sale by owner takes more than just putting a For Sale sign up in the yard.  These tips can g...
12/08/2013
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