realtors: How to Prevent Home Inspection Delays - 05/16/11 12:45 PM
No matter how much you prepare, real estate closings just seem to take longer these days, often up to sixty days from the date of the initial offer. A recent survey of REALTORS® reveals that ten to fourteen percent of pending sales don't get to closing, while another twenty percent experience unplanned delays before being finalized. Delays fall into three major categories: financing, title research, and inspections. Getting estimates and negotiating repairs can really hold up a transaction, but there are ways to speed up the process. One option is for sellers to procure a pre-listing inspection and make repairs before … (1 comments)

realtors: Buying Foreclosures: A Multiple Choice - 03/11/11 01:42 PM
Trying to find a good deal in the housing market? You may want to consider buying a foreclosure. There are bargains to be found, but first, you’ll have to decide what kind of foreclosed property to pursue. The three categories of foreclosures are Pre-Foreclosure, Sherriff’s Auction, and Repossession (or bank-owned REO). A pre-foreclosure property is in the process, but has yet to be auctioned. The offer you make will have to be negotiated with the lender as well as the owner, which makes the deal complicated and slow. In addition, these types of properties tend to have the highest prices. You’ll … (0 comments)

realtors: All in the Family - Why It's the Right Time to Help Your Child Buy a Home - 01/05/10 07:32 AM
Many areas of the country are experiencing buyers markets, and current tax laws make this a very attractive time for parents to help their children become homeowners. Prices and interest rates may never be lower than they are now, so that's why your Miami real estate specialists at Team Morgan suggest you strongly consider making this potential investment in your children's future. 
As parents, you can provide a significant down payment, free of taxation. Individuals may gift up to $13,000 per year, so two parents making gifts to their child and spouse can give a total of $52,000 on one year … (1 comments)

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