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You May Be Approved But Your Property May Not!! I recently ran into a situation where my clients were approved for 100% financing but ran into trouble once they found a property. The home that we found and negotiated for was in an area that had been changed to a "Declining Market" mid way throug...
It's great for research but you can't buy a house on the internet!In this world of technology, the internet has become a wonderful source of information. This is particularly true when it come to researching homes. Your sources are unlimited and the average buyer is far more knowledgable about th...
What Are Condo Docs And Why Do I Need Them? If you are currently in a condominium or are planning to buy one you should get a basic idea of what condo documents are. They primarily consist of the Declaration of Trust, Master Deed, Association By-laws and Rules and Regulations. These document can...
It's all about the rate!!! Don't make the mistake of waiting for prices to drop while the interest rates are down. To put some perspective on it the difference between 5.5% and 6.0 % on a 30 year fixed loan of $300,000 is $34,300.80 over the course of the loan. That's almost $100/month !!! Obvio...
The "BIG SITES" Can Help Your Business In this internet driven business, most agents view the larger search sites (Trulia, Zillow, HomeGains etc...) as the competition. They spend millions to drive buyers and sellers to their site, Hmmm. If this is where they are going, shouldn't I be there too?...
KW agents: Take advantage of this course!If any of you get the opportunity to take this course within your market center, please give it a try. I just finished it and have already seen improvement in my business. Our sessions ran Mon- Thurs. 12-2, it was difficult to make that commitment but beli...
Happy Thanksgiving to all!!!I want to wish each and every member of active rain a family fillied and fun Thanksgiving. This is truly the best holiday of all. Great food, time with family and friends, no gifts involved and all wrapped around a four day weekend! Take the time to enjoy what you hav...
Once you have found your home what factors do you use to decide an offer price and how much weight do you give each one.In this market it seems that buyers that are not working with agents seem to be putting more influence on the assessed value. In most cases these are determined using public inf...
For buyers searching for properties on popular sites is a great way to get a feel for the market before talking to a Realtor. However if you are a seller and are considering listing your home, you are much better off interviewing and hiring an agent on your own before filling out the sign in page...
Have you seen so many commercials about flipping properties that you have actually considered calling one of them to start collecting your millions? Flipping can be very profitable it can also be very costly. You need to look at this as an investment. The goal of every investment is to make money...

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