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Real Estate Agent - Renaissance Realty
How And Why To Prepay Your MortgageOne of the best ways to have more cash, retire early, and enjoy debt-free living is to prepay your mortgage, an option that even lenders increasingly applaud. We live in a society where home debt is generally mounting. The Consumer Federation of America reported...
Getting Top Dollar For Your HomeLike all sellers you would like top dollar for your home, on the flip side every buyer would like to pay as little as possible.  This on going dichotomy is solved with many factors including: market conditions, your home's desirability, and how quickly you want to ...
As you are probably aware, the real estate market has changed. However, it's nothing to be puzzled about.  It's a basic lesson in Economics, the demand is low with fewer buyers looking for homes, and the supply is high with an influx in inventory.  The approaching spring time is going to speed up...
The Market Cycle and Buying a HomeThere are times when the economy is brisk and everyone feels confident about his or her prospects for the future. As a result, they spend money. People eat out more, buy new cars, and ... they buy houses.Then, for various reasons, the economy slows down. Companie...
6 Biggest Mistakes Buyers Make Before Qualifying For A LoanIf you are thinking of buying a home within the next two years, the following are the six most common mistakes buyers make before qualifying for a loan. If you can avoid these mistakes qualifying for a house loan easily for little cost ca...
Buying a Home With a ViewHomes with a pleasant view of the horizon often sell at a premium above similar homes without the view. However, if a view is important to you, buy it mostly for your own pleasure and not as an investment. Although, a view is desirable especially in the Portland, the nest...

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