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Pacita has some great info for anyone thinking aout buying a short sale.  Short sales can be great bargains, and many times they need less repairs than the average foreclosure.  The short sale is usually more involved than a foreclosrue or normal resale purchase, but if you as a buyer are patient...
08/03/2011
Norm Werner has some ideas about the homebuying process.  Sometimes Zillow, Trulia, and other search sites can waste buyers time.  The best way to buy a house is to use a buyer's agent you are comfortable with.  If you are looking for a home in Haralson or Carroll counties in Georgia or Cleburne ...
07/27/2011
Info for anyone blogging on Active Rain.  The powers that be are infoming bloggers to stop using duplicgate titles in the blogs.  A suggestion is to add a date at the end of the title.  Read on to find out more...In our efforts to keep ActiveRain highly SEO friendly and to get our member blogs to...
07/23/2011
Pacita has some good information to share about short sales and the reasons they sometimes fail.  One thing to remember...a short sale is a more difficult sale due to the lender needing to approve a reduced pay off.  If a short sale is in your future, this info will be helpful to you.Last year, I...
07/20/2011
Cara Marcelle Mancuso has some grest tips for first time home-buyers.  If you are ready to buy a home, the first question you need to think about is how much money do I need.  Cara's answers to the questions below will help any first tme buyer be ready for anything, and hopefully get to closing w...
07/18/2011
Barbara Hensley tells us how to make a good first impression selling your home in Rockwall, Texas, but these tips will help you sell your home no matter where it is located.  If you are a seller, this is a great list of things to do to make sure your house is in tip top shape, and ready to impres...
07/12/2011
Sometimes a short sale is the only answer when a homeowner can not make the house payment.  Lenn Harley has great insight on the short sale process, and has some some thoughts on the things sellers should be thinking about...SHORT SALES ARE DIFFICULT FOR OWNER SELLERS TOO!  After all, it is they ...
07/12/2011
If you are thinking about buying a home, the first step is to talk with a lender.  In fact, it pays to talk with more than one lender.  Lending guidelines change almost daily the interest rate is not always the most important factor.  If you are thinking of buying in Haralson or Carroll counties,...
07/12/2011
Rebekah Radice has info for soon to be marrieds.  Instead of another toaster, how about money for your home down payment?  Rebekah has found a little known FHA program that allows guests to give money to a bridal registry for the FHA downpayment.  What a great program!  If you are in west GA or e...
06/29/2011
David Burrows from Annandale, VA shares some advice on purchasing a home.  Things in the mortgage industry have changed dramatically over the last 6 years.  It is more important than everr to meet with a mortgage lender and have the lender do a "diagnosis" of your ability to qualify for the home ...
06/25/2011
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