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Brentwood Homes for Sale - Don't lose your purchasing power If the interest rates continue to rise, you risk losing 10% of your buying power or 20% if you wait an additional year. Click here Brentwood Homes for Sale for full access to all listings for sale in Brentwood and the surrounding c...
Requirements for FHA Loans for Condos Tighten Due to rules implemented in February 2010, condominium and townhome developments must haveFHA approval in order for an FHA loan (purchase or refi nance) to be possible, and spot approval for individual units are no longer permitted. As of Jan. 1, 2011...
December 2010 Market Update The housing market continues its uneven and gradual recovery without the aid of the tax credit. Experts believe this will be the trend moving forward. Interest rates hit another record low but have started moving back up as the overall economy improves. Despite a l...
Buyers have the edge! According to Lawrence Yun, chief economist from the NationalAssociation of REALTORS®, “Home buyers over the past year got agreat deal, and buyers for the balance of this year have an edge oversellers. Affordability could reach a generational high in the secondhalf of this ye...
It's prime time to buy a home! just read a great ebook called "7 Reasons Why Now Is a Great Time to Buy a Home!" It's filled with positive, exciting information to help buyers seize the incredible market opportunities available to them right now. Over the next seven weeks, I'll be sharing key exc...
Quit Claim DeedA legal instrument (legal document) which is used to transfer (convey) rights in real property from one entity (the grantor) to another (the grantee) however only the interest that the grantor currently holds in the property. Commonly used in transfers of title or interests in tit...
This is a great and important topic I think everyone should read. The more we educate ourselves the less surprised we will be when the FHA appraiser presents his/her report to the lender. A good exercise is to do a visual inspection every time you visit the property for you never know what can ha...