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THE TIME IS NOW TO BUY – 1% DOWN

As you’ve been hearing all over the news media, mortgage rates are still at record lows.  As an Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR), I work with buyers all the time and even though inventory is low and the search is harder, … Continue reading

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What Do You Need to Qualify for a Mortgage?

A recent survey by Ipsos found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is actually necessary to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s housing market. The study pointed out two major misconceptions that we want … Continue reading

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Homes Have to be Sold Twice

Every house on the market has to be sold twice; once to a prospective buyer and then to the bank (through the bank’s appraisal). In a housing market where supply is very low and demand is very high, home values … Continue reading

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NOW THAT SPRING IS HERE WHAT IS EXPECTED?

Lots of activity! Not only are the normal buyers going to be out shopping for a home this Spring but also those pent up buyers that were unmotivated with the extreme weather conditions this past winter.  Additionally the institutional investors … Continue reading

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Don’t Wait! Move Up to the Home You Always Wanted

Now that the housing market has stabilized, more and more homeowners are considering moving up to the home they have always dreamed of. Prices are still below those of a few years ago and interest rates are still below 5%. … Continue reading

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