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Why Banks Reject Short Sales ~ Truckee Real Estate ~ Banks demand a overabundance of documentation before approving a short sale. Contrary to popular belief, sellers do not need to be in foreclosure or have fallen behind in making mortgage payments, for a short sale to occur. The most prevalent r...
06/22/2009
Short Sales and REO Sales in Truckee, California June 2009 Update Bonnie Jessee, ABR 530 412 3984 Amazingly enough thus far in June (only 13 days) and 119 homes have been sold or are pending closing for the month.  Fifteen are/were bank owned properties and eighteen are/were short sales situation...
06/15/2009
The spring/summer home-buying season is here for many of the US population. In cities and towns across the country, "Open House" and "For Sale" signs are popping up. It just might take more than pleasant weather to melt the cold real estate market in some parts of the Country. Some Buyers - espe...
05/26/2009
Eight Reasons Help Your Clients Want To Own Their Own Lifestyle Home Truckee Real Estate Bonnie Jessee, ABR 530 412 3984 1. Tax breaks. The U.S. Tax Code lets you deduct the interest you pay on your mortgage, your property taxes, as well as some of the costs involved in buying your home.2. Apprec...
05/21/2009
      TRUCKEE REAL ESTATE Contingencies You and Your Agent Should Always Plan For! When you are about to write a contract with your Realtor, as you are planning on buying a home, the best plan is always to buy the home on the terms in the original contract. Secondarily the plan is to buy the home...
04/26/2009
Truckee Real Estate News ~ March 2009 Update ~ Bonnie Jessee, ABR 530 412 3984 During the month of March the Tahoe Sierra MLS shows that a total of 43 Single Family Homes were sold/closed.  The Median Listing Price was $649,000.00 and the Median Sold Price was $574,000.00.  What is interesting is...
04/20/2009
Truckee Real Estate - Lake Tahoe Real Estate and The Tax Benefits of Home Ownership Bonnie Jessee, ABR 530 412 3984 Everyone knows that owning a home is the American dream, but did you know that borrowing to pay for one is a taxpayer's dream? Home mortgage interest is deductible on your income ta...
04/16/2009
Truckee Real Estate & Five Compelling Reasons to Get Your Sierra Lifestyle Now! Bonnie Jessee, ABR, 530 412 3984  1. For the long term ~ It Will Beat Leasing In recent years, the cost of buying a home in most markets has increased while the cost of renting remains flat. But it's never a good idea...
04/10/2009
Mortgage Rates Fall to Lowest Level on Record Bonnie Jessee, ABR 530 412 3984   Rates on 30-year mortgages fell to the lowest level on record for the second consecutive week after the Federal Reserve launched a new effort to assist the staggering U.S. housing market.   Mortgage finance giant Fred...
04/06/2009
~Truckee Real Estate~ Down Payment Assistance Planning Options For Your Buyer Clients Bonnie Jessee, Realtor 530 412 3984 We have all been taught to follow the rules that it is best to put down 20(%) percent on the home you are buying (or the loan you are obtaining). With a 20 (%) percent down pa...
04/06/2009
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