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First Time Home Buyers face many challenges in today's Real Estate Market. An experienced First Time Home Buyer Specialist can help them navigate the turbulence they may encounter and make owning your first home a pleasurable experience.
What does the fiscal cliff mean to first time home buyers? In just a few hours, barring a compromise, we’re likely to be falling off the “fiscal cliff” or so most of the media experts would have us believe. That’s not to say there won’t be changes to which you’ll have to adjust. There will probab...
Since 2007, housing has suffered a serious “beat down” and had first time home questioning homeownership as an investment, but as Bob Dylan said “The times they are a changin’” “On the economic news front – the Case-Shiller 20-City Index, which measures the value of residential real estate in 20 ...
The week between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day has become  “Listing Week”, not necessarily homes for sale but the week of lists that reminds us of what happened this year or what will happen in the next one: “ How we did in 2012”,  “What to expect in 2013”, “7 Things to do in December if you w...
  First time home buyers in the Inland Empire (Riverside and San Bernardino Counties) have a new down payment assistance program to help them with the purchase of their first home. he Mortgage Assistance Program is offered by NHSIE (Neighborhood Housing Services of the Inland Empire) through the ...
If there's a pot of gold at then end of the housing bubble, it's that first time home buyers are back in the market! In the early 2000's first time home buyers were pretty much shut out of the housing market. That's all changed and affordability is at an all time high for California first time ho...
If you're a California first time home buyer who has decided that 2013 will be the year you go from renter to homeowner, getting prepared is more than deciding how many bedrooms and bathrooms your family will need.   5 Things you can do today to buy your first home in 2013 offers a f...
With all the news about the housing recovery, many first time home buyers are wondering is the recovery sustainable and is this the right time to buy my first home? Sustainable housing recovery depends on a number of economic factors. Here are five that indicate this recovery may indeed be sustai...
  Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, we're getting news that rising home prices (good for housing) may now be the agent of destruction.       The potentially big threat to the housing recovery are investors (who are paying all cash) stepping out of the market because their...
Trulia’s Housing Barometer charts how quickly the housing market is moving back to “normal" and the signs are pointing to recovery, which is good news for California first time home buyers. Trulia summarizes three key housing market indicators: construction starts (Census), existing-home sales (N...
 We can't go a day without hearing about the potential devastation of the "fiscal cliff" and Congress is working overtime to find ways to keep us from tumbling off it. So, it should come as no surprise that the mortgage interest deduction is squarely in the cross-hairs. It is one of the oldest ta...

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