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Services for Real Estate Pros - Al Rodenburg
Well, we continue to see change. Too bad none of it appears to be helping the consumer. We continue to hope that the monies provided to the major banks will provide the emotional climate for bankers to start loosening the proverbial purse strings.

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2014 

Very thoughtful analysis for Sellers... (and listing agents); I have seen properties (recently in here in Houston) that have sat on the market for several months (yes, there are some out there) and it makes people wonder "why"...and be more critical Sellers, don't wait too long to lower the price...
05/24/2014
Really enjoyed reading this. Just curiuos - is this typical? I know that here in Houston it is a very tight market; for example, one of my clients finally was able to get a contract on a house after offering 5%+ over the list price (his 3rd offer on a home (lost the first 2). It's sad - because t...
05/16/2014
I get so many calls on these loans...Here are some of the basics: Max Loan Amount: $417,000 (regardless of area of the country) Renovation costs up to MAX. of 50% of "as-is" value on Purchase or Refinance 95% LTV max. on Single Family, Primary residence (lower LTV for 2nd hm/Investments) No "swea...
05/14/2014
So, I'm sitting at the table with my Clients, here in Houston, last week - and the wife says: the Loan Officer from a very large bank says: "there's no way that Al can give you a rate of 3.25% on a VA loan, without charging discount points or origination fees". "Why" would someone at a large, maj...
05/14/2014
Thought this was a great post, so I'm "re-blogging" it... In today's real estate market, especially in certain areas - like here in the Houston/Spring/The Woodlands (TX) areas, it's important to think of ways to not only satisfy the Buyer(s) but also keep the income flowing. What I would "Add" to...
05/09/2014
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Thoughts on the continuing evolution of the mortgage industry.