3 Common First Time Home Buyer Mistakes Can Cost Thousands

March 29, 2013 by John · Leave a Comment 

Many first-time home buyers make rookie mistakes that bring on negative consequences and a lot of frustration.

Outlined below are common errors home buyers make,…

7 Quick And Inexpensive Ways You Can Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

March 28, 2013 by John · Leave a Comment 

Have you ever heard the saying, “You never get a second chance for a first impression?”

If you have a home for sale, it is important to appreciate the significance a first impression has on your potential buyer.

When buyers drive up…

How To Spot And Treat Mold In Your Home

March 22, 2013 by John · Leave a Comment 

The first sign of mold you notice may be a musty smell in your home.

After looking around, you spot what looks like mold — don’t panic!

You can remove unhealthy mold from your house without it costing a small fortune.

Fed Meeting Statement Reveals Good News For Real Estate

March 21, 2013 by John · Leave a Comment 

The Federal Reserve’s statement after yesterday’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting left no doubt as to the Fed’s dual commitment to keeping long term interest rates down and encouraging economic growth.

NAHB Housing Market Index Shows Builder Confidence Slip In March

March 20, 2013 by John · Leave a Comment 

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released its NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index for March on Monday. Home builder confidence fell for the third consecutive month with a two-point drop to a reading of 44 in March.

Great Staging Tips To Set A Buyer’s Mood At Your Home For Sale

March 19, 2013 by John · Leave a Comment 

The point of staging is to highlight the house’s strengths, downplay its weaknesses and make it more appealing. With the right decorating techniques, you can win buyers over the moment they step through the door.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week: March 18th, 2013

March 18, 2013 by John · Leave a Comment 

Last week’s positive employment reports were good news for the economy, which typically causes mortgage rates to rise, but mortgage rates ended the week lower.

5 Quick Tips To Get A Better Price On Your Home Purchase

March 15, 2013 by John · Leave a Comment 

There is always room for negotiation, and with the right techniques you may end up saving thousands of dollars on your dream house. However, it can be tricky to get the right reaction when you are negotiating.

4 Critical Tips When Purchasing Foreclosure Real Estate

March 14, 2013 by John · Leave a Comment 

Buying a foreclosed property can be different than buying other types of real estate.

Surprisingly Strong Jobs Report May Affect Mortgage Rates

March 13, 2013 by John · Leave a Comment 

Last week’s jobs report — a combination of the Department of Labor’s non-farm Payrolls Report and Unemployment Rate — provided investors and job seekers with unexpected good news.

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