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2014 

Bring That Listing Back To Life   Do you have a listing that has been sitting on the market for months with no activity?  Is it just sitting there stagnant and you don’t know what to do?  Don’t give up hope just yet.  There are a few things you can do to bring that listing back to life and start ...
03/30/2014
Helpful Hints When Downsizing To A Smaller Home Many homeowners are making the decision to downsize to a smaller home for many different reasons.  Some are retirees and don’t want the hassle of cleaning a big house anymore while others are doing it just to save money on things like the electric b...
03/27/2014
Key Definitions of Closing Cost and Closing Terms   Purchase and Sale Agreement - This is also known as the contract.  This is the legally binding agreement and terms the buyer and seller have agreed to.    Closing Fee – This is the fee charged by the settlement company, usually a title company, ...
03/24/2014
While it’s been a rough winter for most of the country, spring is right around the corner and those out there looking for a vacation home are starting to shop for their perfect get away spot.  When looking for that dream location to retreat to, there are a few things you want to keep in mind.   1...
03/20/2014
Buyers Use Larger Down Payments to Offset Rising Rates   To keep monthly mortgage payments more affordable, more homebuyers are reaching deeper into their pockets to make larger down payments, according to a new survey of 600 homebuyers by LendingTree.  Sixty-four percent of prospective homebuyer...
03/17/2014
How To Attract Young Home Buyers   One of the most important generations to the housing market is the millennials or Generation Y.  The millennials are those born between 1980 and 2000 and they are the second largest generation of home buyers behind Generation X, which would be those born from 19...
03/13/2014
Delinquent Borrowers Still Upbeat about Housing   Among delinquent borrowers, the majority say they aren’t giving up on the American Dream, despite recent struggles. A survey conducted by Fannie Mae finds that delinquent borrowers – those late on their mortgage payments and at risk of foreclosure...
03/09/2014
Underwater Homeowners Quickly Resurfacing Rising home prices, naturally, mean more homeowners are emerging from underwater – that precarious situation whereby one home’s equity is less than the mortgage debt owed.  The metro markets with the highest percentage of homes with resurfacing equity (lo...
03/05/2014
While David Letterman’s Top 10 lists generally culminate in a No.1 ranking, the following list includes (in no particular order) the 10 things that are important to buyers today, especially the Millennials, who represent a significant buyer niche in today’s market. 1       Quality of the neighbor...
03/02/2014
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