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2007 

Many home buyers are very worried about how their credit report will affect their ability to buy a home. We even heard one story that an applicant was denied a mortgage because he had returned a rented videotape late! Of course, that could never happen. Most people will not need to worry about th...
07/30/2007
Interest rates are based on numerous economic, financial and credit based factors that adjust daily. In addition, lenders can vary on qualification criteria from program to program. If you like the rate today, the safe bet is to lock. Even if rates improve, they wouldn't improve enough in the sho...
07/29/2007
Owning a home is one of the most important parts of the American dream, but having the deed to a piece of land does not necessarily mean the property is yours free and clear. Other people may have certain prior rights or claims that your deed will not erase. Such rights can go back all the way to...
07/29/2007
The concept may not be new, but the term "staging" has taken the real estate industry by storm. Professional stagers can transform a home in a few hours, helping to highlight a home's best features and minimize its flaws. Surveys show that staging pays off, often boosting a home's selling price b...
07/25/2007
Six states are trying to reduce the number of home-mortgage foreclosures by setting up funds that help home owners with sub-prime mortgages refinance into more affordable ones. Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania are investing $500 million in programs that are ei...
07/24/2007
Lorraine Barta | Weichert Realtors | 856-596-0631 Ext. 114 13 Annapolis Dr, Marlton, NJ 4 Bdrm Single Family House offered at $489,900 Year Built 1994 Sq Footage 2,704 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 2 full, 1 partial Floors 2 Parking Unspecified Lot Size 9,997 sqft HOA/Maint $0 per month DESCRIPTION WOW! ...
07/22/2007
Remodeling, stingier policies and rising construction costs mean owners of three-fourths of American homes would face huge out-of-pocket expenses to rebuild if disaster struck. Here's how to tell if you're covered If your home burned down tomorrow, chances are good you wouldn't get enough money f...
07/21/2007
Has your lawn grown up around that "For Sale" sign? Have the wasps moved into the lock box on your front door? Did you just receive an invitation to your real estate agent's retirement party? If so, chances are your home sale fizzled. So now you're in agony because your home has languished on the...
07/20/2007
The road to buying a house is paved with dwindling bank accounts, devious brokers, and home owners who (you hope) are desperate to sell. Yup, it's a challenge. But with the help of these easy to follow instructions, you can negotiate your way into unimaginable debt. 1. Decide you must buy a house...
07/20/2007
First time home buyers are having an increasingly tough time acquiring their first dream home. Prices continue to slowly increase along with mortgage interest rates, and lenders are more picky about qualification requirements. However, those young first-timers seem to be more determined than ever...
07/18/2007
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