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2008 

As part of the new housing bill our faithful government is offering a $7500 tax credit for First time buyer. There are several factors for eligability. Here are some of the highlighs & requirements. Must be first time buyer rebate will 10% of Homes value up to $7500 income limited to singles with...
07/30/2008
If you have been looking to buy a home in overland Park or Johnson County Kansas you might want to pick up the pace. Especially if you were depending on Down Payment Asssistance. For the first time in 5 years Down Payment Assistance funds are available for Johnson County Kansas, while they were j...
07/30/2008
President Bush signed the new housing bill today. It is designed to help those in need avoid foreclosure. It is supposed to help as many as 400,000 homeowner refinance their current loan with new loans backed by the Federal Housing Authority(FHA)           President Bush originally threatened to ...
07/30/2008
Time sure flies when the easiest road in an out of your subdivsion is closed. Has it really been a year since they closed Nall Blvd between 151st & 159th. Well the wait is over, Thursday they will be opening the 2 south bound lanes. The 2 north bound lanes will not re-open until October. Can some...
07/29/2008
This past weekend someone decided that it would be fun to torch the playground at Sunrise Point Elementary school in Overland Park. What makes someone do something this senseless? How do I explain to my kid's the reason they can't go play? This is just plain stupid, the vandals caused over $20,00...
07/28/2008
With the downturn in Real estate, there has become a lot of new and unique opportunities. For buyers in Overland Park & Johnson County Kansas that new opportunity is called a short sale. A short is when the seller of a home is in the begining stages of Foreclosure and they know that their home is...
07/24/2008
Are you looking to buy a home in johnson county Kansas? How about buying a foreclosure? Foreclosed properties can great deals in this depressed market. There are several types of Foreclosures: HUD Homes- Homes that were purchased with FHA financing and backed the the Federal Goverment return to t...
07/23/2008
Dear Future Home buyers, Your government is trying to take away your ability to buy a home. Right now the House is debating a bill sponsored by HUD to end Down Payment Assistance Programs and the Senate will be debating it soon. Eliminating these programs will make it harder for First time & low ...
07/23/2008
Congress is getting ready to vote on the bill that would end Down Payment assistance. You need to go to this link and enter your name on the petition to HUD http://rallyforhomeownership.com/ You also need to call your local congressman and Senator to let them know that this program is needed and ...
07/23/2008
According to an article in the Washington Post the FHA down payment assistance programs may finally be dead. The house is deferring to the senate and giving way to eliminating Third Party non-profit down payments assistance. Over the last 8 years I have put a lot of first time buyers into these p...
07/22/2008
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