This blog is about the WA and CA real estate and mortgage markets.
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This post was inspired by a discussion amongst real estate agents on a web forum I read recently. Contributions came from agents all over the country. These agents represent both national franchises (Keller Williams, Century 21, Coldwell Banker, etc.) and independent firms. The discussion was abo...
One of the most popular first time home buyer programs is the HUD FHA loan. The best part is you don't have to be a first time home buyer - anyone that qualifies can use this program. The only limitation is that the base loan amount can’t exceed $271,050 (at least in the Spokane area – higher lim...
If you, or anyone you know, have not owned a principal residence in the last 36 months your opportunity to get a free $8,000 gift from Uncle Sam is quickly disappearing. To qualify for the tax credit you must close escrow on a home on or before Monday, November 30, 2009. That gives you about 60 d...