7 Steps to Take Before You Buy a Home

By: G. M. Filisko Published: February 10, 2010 By doing your homework before you buy, you’ll feel more content about your new home.   Most potential homebuyers are a smidge daunted by the fact that they’re about to agree to a hefty mortgage that they’ll be paying for the next few decades. The best way to [...]

July 10th, 2014|

Expired short sale tax relief may impact home sales

Expired short sale tax relief may impact home sales NEW YORK – Feb 6, 2014 – According to Fitch Ratings, the recently expired tax relief provided by the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act (MFDRA) of 2007 may lead to modestly negative pressure on liquidation timelines as potential short sellers hold off listing their home. The [...]

February 12th, 2014|

Housing bubble? I think not. Here’s why.

Clear Capital says there’s no housing bubble NEW YORK – Feb. 4, 2014 – Though home prices are projected to grow at a 3 percent to 5 percent appreciation rate, economists at Clear Capital say there should be no worries about a housing bubble brewing any time soon. In fact, according to Clear Capital’s Home [...]

February 10th, 2014|

Buying a Home? 10 Financial Things You Shouldn’t Do

Buying a House? 10 Financial Things You Shouldn’t Do |  By: Realtor.com Team  | You’ve decided to buy a house, and you need financing. Even if you have good credit, you should keep your finances shipshape until closing so that lenders won’t think twice. Here are 10 things to avoid while you’re buying a home: 1. Don’t [...]

February 8th, 2014|

Financial Assistance Available

I just attended a course that taught me about government assistance for mortgages, downpayments etc... The goal of the course was to help REALTORS® help more people buy homes. GET THIS: If you are a family of 3 or more, who hasn't owned a primary residence in the last 3 years, with an annual income under $79,800- [...]

May 16th, 2013|
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