Don’t Follow This Home Selling Advice

Don’t Follow This Home Selling Advice

Now that you’ve decided it’s time to sell your home, you’re probably getting all kinds of advice from friends and family about how to do it. While they often have good intentions, some of the suggestions they provide can be downright harmful to you. Here’s the advice that we recommend you skip. Wait until the…Read More »

Tips for Home Sellers

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Sometimes selling a home can feel like a big job – one with a thousand small tasks required to get it done. But many sellers make the job harder by ignoring or avoiding some of the biggest factors that contribute to a faster sale. Use this list to see if your house is truly ready…Read More »

Can Your Credit Effect Your Home Owners Insurance ?

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Ever wonder why your insurance agent wants your social security number?   Many people don’t realize that your credit score can effect your homeowner’s insurance as well as your automobile policy. Discounts  Insurance companies will give discounts on your homeowner’s policy if you carry your automobile insurance with them too.  A good driving record will…Read More »

Win With Multiple Offers

Multiple Offers On Your Home

With the lack of inventory in the market right now and you are ready to buy your home, there are some important things you should know. Make an offer, a good offer… When you find the perfect home. Don’t loose out trying to “get a bargain”. In a multiple offer situation, this offer may be your best/only chance…Read More »

Underwater Mortgage Debt and Your Home

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Beginning March 1st, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will begin the process of allowing some home owners to cancel their underwater mortgage debt using a deed in lieu foreclosure alternative. If you are wondering how and if this applies to your home, read on. If you have needed to move for job relocation, status changes,…Read More »

Debit Relief Continues On Short Sales!

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Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 has been extended to the end of 2013. If you are considering a short sale, this is great news for you. The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act extends mortgage cancellation relief for home owners and sellers through disallowing taxes on the portion of their mortgage debt forgiven by…Read More »

QR Codes and You – Scan One Now & See

Have you noticed the odd bar code boxes showing up on real estate signage and flyers lately? Do you recognize them as QR codes? Are you shaking your head wondering what a QR code actually is and does? Do you have a smartphone? A QR code is very similar to a UPC bar code that…Read More »

If a Lender Pulls My Credit, Won’t it Lower My Credit Score?

Are you pre-approved for your home purchase? If not, you need to be, and no, it won’t affect your credit rating. In today’s real estate market, serious buyers know that the home buying process cannot begin in earnest until they are pre-approved, not pre-qualified for a mortgage. Pre-qualification is based upon “stated” numbers regarding monthly…Read More »

In A Hurry? Tips In Selling Your Home

Recent reports have shown that it is becoming more of a seller’s market.  Low inventory has proved to be great for sellers, creating multiple offer situations and less time on the market.  This is great news for sellers like yourself. But there are three things that can effect how quickly and at what price your home…Read More »

Buying A Home? These Apps Can Help!

Each day technology becomes even more impressive as new tools, products and apps are rolled out that truly have a place in your daily life. It can be exciting and exhausting to try to find the ones that will benefit you. As a homebuyer, it can be overwhelming to narrow down all the choices.  With…Read More »