Guest Post by: James Kelley blogs on veteran’s issues, real estate and finance across American markets at VA Benefit Blog .He also works with VA Mortgage Center, proudly serving American military families as a leading national VA lender. Due to new, stringent practices many lenders have implemented since the credit crisis of 2008, many veterans […]
A short sale on the buyer’s end should be thought of as a traditional sale, you have a buyer that is wanting to purchase a home, a seller wanting to sell a home. The only difference at this stage is that the seller can not sell the home at the sales price without the bank’s approval.
Whether you are selling your home or not – take a moment to take a look at the wall that separates your home and your garage – if there are areas not covered with sheet rock, get it taken care of – check the door and make sure it is a metal door or a solid core door. These two items can save you, your family and your precious belongings.
Understanding what your payment will include in home ownership, can and will make purchasing a home less frustrating and smoother in the long run. Being prepared as you start your home and loan search is the best advice anyone can give you. Give me a call, I can help prepare you for this exciting time of your life.
Although you may feel like you lost out on a bigger tax return, what would you do with that return? Most of you, if you were honest with yourselves, would spend it in less than a week. The new big screen TV, a newer car, a vacation or carpet for the new house. Am I wrong?
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 […]
Tips on purchasing a bank owned home in Central Oregon, call Thesa Chambers, Broker, ABR, CDPe – RE/MAX Sunset Realty 541-771-7064
Village Mall – Sunriver Oregon – Phase One continues with the redevelopment, installing new composite roofs on buildings 23, 24 and 25 is basically complete. When you are in the Village, take a look at the new dormers, windows and fresh siding. Now on to building 22, it is slated to receive new windows, entty doors, cedar siding and some stone work for additional accents.
One of the most confusing things to a buyer on a short sale is the price. A property will be put on the MLS with a great price, the buyer will write an offer and the process begins. The offer is first submitted to the Seller, once the seller and buyer come to an agreed to transaction the offer is submitted to the bank. The bank has the opportunity to accept, reject or sometimes suggest a different price.
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 […]