Monthly Archives: April 2012

Avoid these mistakes when moving up to a larger home

Unlike the experience of buying a home for the first time, when you are looking to move up and already own a home, there are certain factors that you must consider. It’s very important you evaluate these factors before you list your home for sale. Not only is there the issue of financing to consider, […]

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Mortgage Rates for the week of: April 30, 2012

Mortgage markets were mostly unchanged last week for the second straight week. Spain made few moves to allay concerns from its investors, the Federal Reserve did little to change its message on the U.S. economy, and newly-released economic data was in-line with expectations. Conforming mortgage rates in Idaho idled last week, remaining near all-time lows […]

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Proven Steps To Sell Your House For TOP DOLLAR.

Selling your home is one of the most important things you will ever do in your life. This simple system will provide the tools you need to maximize your profits, maintain control, and reduce the stress that comes with the home-selling process. Know why you are selling and keep it to yourself. The reasons behind […]

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Ask These Questions Of Your REALTOR Before You List!

Most people only sell a small number of homes in their lifetime. With such limited experience, how do you expect to be capable of maximizing your profits from your home sale? Many sellers make the mistake of assuming that all real estate agents are the same and list with the first agent who comes along. […]

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How to achieve a STRESS FREE move

Moving into a new home can be one of the most stressful situations that a person can endure, so it is vital that you find ways to make the transition as easy as possible. There are two distinct types of stress that one faces when changing homes. First, there is the financial aspect of the […]

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Let us be your next Buyers Agent

A real estate buyer’s agent represents the consumer who is purchasing a property in the transaction. This agent owes full responsibility and loyalty to the homebuyer. He or she has solely the buyer’s best interests in mind throughout the entire transaction process. The agent is compensated by the buyer through a negotiated fee or in […]

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How do self employed buyers get a mortgage?

Self-employed borrowers present one of the most challenging areas of mortgage underwriting. Qualifying self-employed people often requires time, energy, and patience. A fair and honest qualification requires a special set of skills. Most mortgage companies underwrite their loans based on guidelines established by the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae), the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), […]

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What’s In Your Credit Report

Anyone who has ever had a bank account, mortgage, credit card, car loan, or account with a retail store will invariably have a credit rating. Most information in your credit rating comes from companies you have credit with, as well as from certain public records such as tax liens, bankruptcies, judgments and lawsuits. It is […]

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Pending Home Sales On The Rise

After a series of worse-than-expected data last month, the housing market appears to be back on track. The Pending Home Sales Index posted 101.4 in March, a four percent gain from the month prior and the index’s highest reading since April 2010 — the last month of that year’s federal home buyer tax credit. A […]

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What happens after we sign the contract?

You’ve signed the contract and are looking forward to moving into your new home, but there are a few steps that cannot be overlooked. By following these easy steps, you will ensure yourself a smooth move into your new home. First, get the home inspected. Arrange a time to return to the property for the […]

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