Bonnie Rooney's (rooneyrealestate) Blog

Real Estate Agent - Remax Suburban
Yesterday, Congress voted to extend credits to active military..a good thing. But do you really think we need to extend it for first time buyers?. In my experience, it seems that the first time buyers that wanted to take advantage of it have already done so.. Seems that we need to take a new appr...
What Happens in a Short Sale   A "short sale" refers to a situation where the owner of the home does not have enough equity in the property and not enough cash or liquid assets to be able to sell the property, pay off liens and selling expenses (e.g., closing costs, property taxes, transfer taxes...
Why Rent When You Can Buy?  Turning the dream of homeownership into a reality can be both exciting and daunting at the same time. Many renters don't realize they have the means to purchase their own home or the benefits of homeownership as compared to renting. Whether it's building equity or gett...
1. Are You Ready? 10 Steps to Home Ownership!     Step 1 of 10         Knowledge and experience are the keys to successful real estate transactions.® contains an enormous amount of valuable information, and such data -- combined with the expertise, experience and training of local RE...
  Foreclosure Basics: Foreclosures, Short Sales and REOsby Diane Kennedy On the face of it, foreclosures, short sales and REOs look like the same thing: someone can't pay their mortgage and is losing the property to the lender. They are attractive for investors looking to pick up a property for ...
  MY PRIORITIES ARE SIMPLE....THEY'RE YOURS.   If it's important  to you, it's important to me.   When buying or selling a home, you deserve a Realtor who will take the time to listen. And find out what's important to you. And put YOUR interests first. Please share your real estate goals with me ...

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