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The economy and the real estate market are finally on the upswing after the ‘Great Recession’. However, in many locations, the housing market is still slow. Homeowners who want their houses to sell need to do some homework before putting up that For Sale sign. Here are several tips to help your h...
08/05/2014
Last week’s economic news included a number of housing related reports. According to the National Association of REALTORS®, pending home sales dropped by 1.10 percent in June. The S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index reports for May noted that home prices are growing at a slower rate of 9.30 percent...
08/04/2014
When you are looking for a new property, you might find yourself booked into looking at 5-6 properties in one day. In these situations, it can be difficult to remember all of the features that each property had. You will be left wondering which one had the balcony with the great view, or the extr...
08/01/2014
Hi everyone welcome back again.  I wanted to put together a little infographic about the home buying process and what it entails.  You can also click on each step in the infographic for a more indepth description of that step in the process.  A real estate transaction can be very scary if you are...
07/31/2014
When people talk about a real estate purchase, they sometimes use the terms “signing” and “closing” interchangeably in reference to the event when the buyers sign documents with Escrow. However, there are several events that take place between the buyer’s signing appointment and the actual closin...
07/31/2014
Insurance requires you to think about bad occurrences … medical problems, car accidents, emergency home repairs. But although it may sound pessimistic to dwell on what could happen (carpe diem, anyone?), it’s important to protect yourself from some of life’s biggest surprises. When it comes to pr...
07/31/2014
Whether you are buying or selling a property, you probably have a set price in mind. Unfortunately, your idea of a good price will most likely not be the same as what a lender considers a good price. That’s why a lender will always need an objective assessment of the home’s value, an assessment t...
07/31/2014
After the buyer and seller have reached agreement, but before the close of escrow, the preliminary title report needs review.   It’s not going to be one of the most riveting documents you’ll ever read. But you should examine the preliminary title report closely, as it’s one of the most important ...
07/31/2014
Today is my mom's birthday and just like everyone else I think my mom is the best there is.  Saying she would do anything for us is an understatement if there ever was one.  About 26 years ago my mom met my dad in Poland got engaged and moved back to America with my dad.  She had no family here a...
07/30/2014
Opening escrow is actually quite simple. It involves going to the escrow or title company and handing over a deposit. This deposit, or earnest money, is the good faith check that is given by the buyer at the time the purchase agreement is signed.  Anyone involved in the transaction is able to ope...
07/29/2014
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