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This month in Real Estate, April 2011

April 2011  Market Update Gradual and uneven progress in the housing market continues without government support. The market has shown remarkable improvement from the initial drop after the expiration of the home buyer tax credit this past July. Although higher-than-normal … Continue reading

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This Month In Real Estate-February 2011

February 2011  Market Update Gradual improvement in the housing market continues at a steady pace without government support. Six months after two consecutive years of tax incentives for buyers; starting in July 2008 with a $7,500 repayable first-time buyer tax … Continue reading

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7 Steps to Take Before You Buy a Home

Here is a great article from the national association of Realtors: 7 Steps to Take Before You Buy a Home By: G. M. Filisko By doing your homework before you buy, you’ll feel more content about your new home. 1. … Continue reading

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Home Buyer 10 Commandments

Most home buyers rely upon a bank or mortgage company to provide a home loan.  In the past few years, this process has become more difficult as lenders and the federal government are restructuring the loan process in reaction to … Continue reading

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How do interest rates affect your mortgage payment, and should you buy now?

Interest rates are at an all time low, with 30 year fixed rate mortgages ranging between 4.25% and 4.5% for the past month. Even with these incredible interest rates, buyers are still waiting for the housing prices to decrease. The … Continue reading

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