икони Your Perfect Home a Short Sale? You have found the perfect home in Central Oregon, and you discover it is a short sale! One of the most common questions is…. How long will it take to buy this home? The answer is not simple; it just depends on a lot of different conditions. What […]
Are Times Changing?
In the last couple weeks we have started to see some interesting things with the real estate markets in Central Oregon. Several times, in the last 2 weeks I have had a buyer ask for information on homes in a specific area, at specific price ranges. The lists are getting much smaller than we have […]
Bank Owned Home vs Traditional Sale
Traditional sale vs bank owned homes – plus your list of bank owned homes for – La Pine, Three Rivers South and Sunriver as of October 1, 2010
Firewall and Solid Door with Attached Garages
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.
Looking at More Than The Price of a Home!
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.
Did You Miss The Tax Credit? No Worries
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?
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
How Are Short Sales Priced?
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.
Do I Qualify For A Short Sale?
Just because you feel you are upside down in your home does not qualify you for a short sale. I do not know how many times I have been told by a seller their home is not worth what they owe so they are going to walk away or quit making payments, then try and sell (short sale) or let the bank take the house. The sooner you talk with an agent the quicker your stress will go down. Many agents do not let these people know that there are specific guidelines to a smooth and successful short sale.
First Time Home Buyers Credit is it Extending?
Many home buyers are scrambling to find the perfect home and close escrow before the November 30, 2009 deadline. The current First Time Home Buyers Credit is slated to end on November 30, 2009.