FHA has gotten a lot more relaxed over the years in regards to the appraisal. The biggest issue I deal with in the Northwest is the Peeling paint, pre 1978 and basic safety hazards such as a lack of railing around the deck. The Mortgagee letter 2005-ML-48 sums this up quite nicely.... more
Friends areÂ asking me about the 3.8% sales tax on homes sold after 2012; part of the Obama Health Care Bill.An Internet search tells me it is partially true.Â It will take effect and it will tax
I studied online and found the acutal exam to be a breeze. I used Rockwell http://rockwellinstitute.com. They have textbooks and an online study program. You will need more then just your license to practice though. Once you pass your exam try to find a brokerage that offers new agents mentorship and training. I would say at least 6 months training and one year mentoring.
Telemarketing, or "cold-calling", is generally viewed by the public as the scourge of the earth. Telemarketing had gotten so cut-throat that national legislation had created the "Do-Not-Call" List in 2003
Why do Realtors wear worn jeans to open houses? Or slippers? Is their hose at home on strike so they cannot wash their cars before showing a $500,000 property? The past few weekends, I've visited a few