buyer information in colorado springs: Q1 2012 Real Estate Market Conditions - 06/06/12 02:13 AM
The Policy Development and Research Office of the Housing and Urban Development department has released its report of the housing market conditions in the country during this year’s first quarter.
Compared to the previous quarter, permits for constructing new housing were up 8% totaling 720,000 units. Compared to last year’s first quarter, the permits were up 29%.
At 465,000 units, the percentage for permits to construct single-family housing increased 7% compared to the previous quarter and 17% compared to 2011′s first quarter.
In the case of multifamily housing (housing containing five or more units), the permits were up 12%, at 232,000 … (0 comments)

buyer information in colorado springs: Good Advice on Buying a Home - 06/04/12 01:48 AM
We are generally still in a Buyer’s Market in most areas of the United States so while it may still be difficult to find a lender who’s willing to put out the money you are still working with pricing that is generally lower than normal.
In most cases housing prices are beginning to rise, but slowly. Taking the opportunity to buy now is a definite positive move and by simply following a few tips you may find the entire process much easier.

Know Your Total Costs While it sounds logical sometimes in the craziness of making this huge decision you … (0 comments)

buyer information in colorado springs: Common Misperceptions of First Home Buyers - 05/18/12 02:31 AM
If you’ve been thinking of buying a home but keep putting it off because of a variety of concerns have no fear. Although the process may seem riddled with riddled with potential obstacles many are easily overcome by doing a little research.
By doing your own due diligence and become educated about the specifics of the home buying process you will soon see the path to home ownership is hard as difficult as it first looks.

I Need To Save For A Huge Down Payment – This is not always the case and the size of the down payment needed … (1 comments)

buyer information in colorado springs: Hangin' in there with buyer transactions - 11/04/09 03:24 AM
So, did you ever find yourself wrapped up in one heck of a buyer transaction that kept going on and on and on and got worse as time progressed?  Every now and then one of those pop up and when it does, it just drains the life out of everyone!
If the first lender (on the 3rd one) had just done his job (newbie or doesn't know how to qualify a buyer) and prequalified the buyer correctly then we wouldn't have such a mess that we've been grappling with for several months.  And, of course I always tell my buyers if they … (2 comments)

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