I am amazed at how many people are totally unaware of what the tax credit is and how helpful it can be to a home buyer. The current home buyer tax credit does not just benefit the first time home buyer but any homebuyer. Below is a quick list of qualifications for the home buyer […]
The Bank Owned Home – Multiple Offers?
Tips on purchasing a bank owned home in Central Oregon, call Thesa Chambers, Broker, ABR, CDPe – RE/MAX Sunset Realty 541-771-7064
Home Buyer TAX Credit Extended
Many buyers were anxious to find the perfect home in time to close escrow by November 30, 2009 so that they could take advantage of the $8000 (or 10% which ever was less) tax credit being offered to first time home buyers. I know a few of my buyers worked hard to get approved for […]
La Pine Oregon Bank Owned Homes Sept 2009
Your Bank Owned List for La Pine Oregon this list shows the 13 homes correctly marked as bank owned homes. I am familiar with a few others that are on the market and are owned by banks that are not correctly marked, so they do not appear on the list.
Can't Sell For What You Owe? Short Sale or Foreclosure?
Now that we have all been and seen this market for a little while (ok it feels like forever for some) the questions are coming from buyers and sellers alike about short sales and foreclosures. There have been guidelines written, changed and re-written, we have seen modification promises and a confusing statements that make us […]
The Questions That A Short Sale Bring
# I found a short sale but discovered there are past due bills – who is responsible? Several homes that are bank owned or short sale have past due Home Owner Association dues, water and /or sewer bills and so on. The answer is not as simple as you would think. It depends on how you write your offer and how much research you and or your agent do.
The $8000 First Time HomeBuyer Tax Credit
There is a lot of information circulating about the First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit of up to $8,000 that is included in the Stimulus Bill, including using it for down payment. First of all, at the present moment in time, it cannot be used for the down payment, even though the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Shaun Donovan, said it would be available in a recent speech to the National Association of REALTORS®.
Central Oregon Short Sale Facts
Many of the agents in Central Oregon had no idea what a short sale was or how to successfully market them, not to mention what to do once they had an offer.
First Time Home Buyer Credit
Many of Central Oregon home buyers I have worked with this year are first time home buyers. A first time home buyer is someone who has not owned a home in 3 years. Many of these buyers are benefiting from the new taxcredit of 10% of the purchase price or $8,000.
7 Things To Consider Before Writing YOUR Offer
Contingencies are found in almost every real estate sale. Some are pre-written into the contract some you should consider prior to writing an offer on your dream home are;
As you can see there are items to consider when purchasing a Central Oregon home that a local REALTOR would know. Real Estate is Local – and I am here to be your Central Oregon REALTOR.