Home Buying—blogs page 750

Views around Bay Colony Club gated community Fort Lauderdale
  From the desk of Angel Calzadilla, your realtor for Bay Colony Club
Beautiful PERRY HALL / NOTTINGHAM Home for Sale in Baltimore County
"The Market" has changed for the better for sellers, but it is still a "LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION" philosophy.  Those areas that are highly desirable, sought after, and have few "days on the market"…
Mortgage Rates Steady to Slightly Higher
Mortgage rates began the day in roughly the same territory as Friday afternoon.  Some lenders were in slightly better shape while others were slightly worse.  Afternoon weakness in the secondary mortgage…
Quiet Townhouse Community Newer 2008 N.Natomas Move in Ready
Quiet North Natomas Townhouse Community! Beazer Homes Built 2008 - Spacious 2 Bed/2 bath Plan. Lots of room for any size family. 3 levels for Privacy, Small Balcony, 2 car attached garage. Open floor plan…
Also Affecting Loans...
Also Affecting Loans...   The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has decreased the FHA loan limits from $729,750 down to $625,000.  Homebuyers looking to obtain a larger loan will have to apply for…
Views around Bay Colony Club gated community Fort Lauderdale
  From the desk of Angel Calzadilla, your realtor for Bay Colony Club
Views around Bay Colony Club gated community Fort Lauderdale
  From the desk of Angel Calzadilla, your realtor for Bay Colony Club
Buying Condo's With Low Occupancy In San Diego
Buying a condo in San Diego (and anywhere in California) has become a lot easier than it had been in the past 7 or 8 years.  Lenders have relaxed their rules considerably on the condo's owner occupancy…
Views around Bay Colony Club gated community Fort Lauderdale
  From the desk of Angel Calzadilla, your realtor for Bay Colony Club
Views around Bay Colony Club gated community Fort Lauderdale
  From the desk of Angel Calzadilla, your realtor for Bay Colony Club
Views around Bay Colony Club gated community Fort Lauderdale
  From the desk of Angel Calzadilla, your realtor for Bay Colony Club
Views around Bay Colony Club gated community Fort Lauderdale
  From the desk of Angel Calzadilla, your realtor for Bay Colony Club
Views around Bay Colony Club gated community Fort Lauderdale
  From the desk of Angel Calzadilla, your realtor for Bay Colony Club
Views around Bay Colony Club gated community Fort Lauderdale
  From the desk of Angel Calzadilla, your realtor for Bay Colony Club
Views around Bay Colony Club gated community Fort Lauderdale
  From the desk of Angel Calzadilla, your realtor for Bay Colony Club
Views around Bay Colony Club gated community Fort Lauderdale
 From the desk of Angel Calzadilla, your realtor for Bay Colony Club
The Age of DIY
With websites like Pinterest, and many TV shows featuring remodeling projects, we are in the age of DIY. It could seem a bit overwhelming, but following a simple process, you can get in the remodel mindset…
Buying can beat renting in less than a year, report finds
In the rent vs. buy debate, Kelly Foley wonders what there's even to discuss.When the database analyst moved to South Florida from Michigan with her husband, John, they rented a two-bedroom house in Oakland…
Fed: Business lending picks up in 1Q
Banks made it easier for businesses to get loans in the first quarter, fueling increased purchases of products and equipment as well as more merger activity, the Federal Reserve said Monday.Read More:…
So you want to sell your home in Boca Raton
Charles Wiener So you want to sell your home in Boca Raton. Ok, you picked a great time to sell. Boca Raton has completely shifted into a hot seller’s market along with the rest of Palm Beach…
A second residence or a full time home - Stonebridge Country Club.
A second residence or a full time home, Stonebridge offers an esquizite country club lifestyle. Perhaps one of the most exciting aspects of Stonebridge is our active year-round with acalendar of events…
Top 4 tips to selecting a buyers agent
If you are thinking of buying a home, the first step is to find a buyer's agent to assist you.  In Florida there is no cost to using a buyers agent. The role of an agent representing a buyer is to assist…
Belle Manor Homes for Sale Forest Hill MD
Belle Manor Homes for Sale Forest Hill MD  Compass Home Group of Keller Williams American Premier Realty Call or Text 443-360-0086 Belle Manor is beautiful townhouse community located in the heart…
ATTACHED HOME VS TOTALLY 'DETACHED' HOMES-LA DIFFERENCE'
LA DIFFERENCEATTACHED HOME VS DETACHED LENGTH IS USUALLY SHORTERYARD MAY HAVE GARAGE IN IT, OR IT IS ON THE OTHER SIDE OF COMMUNITY DRIVEWAYS.ASK ANYONE WHO NOW LIVES IN A ATTACHED HOME, YOU CAN HEAR…
The Ultimate Guide To FREE Concerts In New York City, Summer 2014
Thanks to Village Voice for providing us with this great list of FREE concerts in NYC.  Everybody loves free and every body loves music, a match made in heaven.  There is definitely something for everyone…
PRICE REDUCED: WAKE UP IN THIS EXQUISITE RIVERFRONT HOME NOW $2,750,000!
ENJOY RESORT LIVING EVERY DAY WHEN YOU WAKE UP IN THIS EXQUISITE RIVERFRONT HOME BOASTING 4 BEDROOMS, 4 FULL & 3 HALF BATHS. PARTIAL OWNER FINANCING WILL BE CONSIDERED BY SELLER. THE DRAMATIC FOYER…
Weekly Real Estate Market Report 5-20-14
Weekly Market Activity ReportFor Week Ending May 10, 2014Publish Date: May 19, 2014 • All comparisons are to 2013April showers bring the Speedwell. This could have been the mantra if 1620 had gone…
'I'm too afraid to sell my home'
'I'm too afraid to sell my home' In hot real estate markets all over the country, homeowners are feeling stuck: They know they can get top dollar if they sell their home, but fear they will have no place…
Evanston IL Condos for sale
Evanston IL Condos for sale is the subject of our report today. What is interesting is that in the period from 2011 through April 2014 the average condo prices for traditional sales has slightly gone down…
May 20, 2014
Today’s food for thought is from Miyamoto Musashi:  “Do nothing which is of no use.”  (Fred)  “Sounds like a no brainer, but humans do really dumb things.” Today’s BARGAIN FROM FREDSPORCH.COM…
Loan Officer
Hi all,Contact me for pre-qualifications, pre-approvals or general questions.Ken Gritz Sr. Loan Officer NMLS # 517377 Licensed by the PA Dept. of Banking & the NJ Dept. of Banking & Insurance…
Realtors poll shows a big decline in complaints about appraisers
Not long ago they were the punching bags of American real estate, accused of rank incompetence, wrecking home sales and failing to pick up on signs of the housing turnaround.That was then. Today appraisers…
Bubble, Bubble? Home Price Rises Prompt the Question
Do Today’s Michigan Home Prices Reflect Values…or Bubbles?What Bubble? Southeast Michigan Home Prices vs. Underlying Value Over the past two years any upward movement in Michigan home prices tended…
Out Of Pocket Money Needed To Buy A Home
Buying a home takes money. For someone thinking about buying a house for the first time, let’s lay out a road map of the out of pocket expenses are involved in buying a home. We’ll also briefly discuss…
12 Ways to Stop Home Buyers in Their Tracks
If you are selling your home, nothing matters more than making a good first impression. Get potential buyers to stop and notice your property by amping up its curb appeal. With a few inexpensive fixes,…
4 things homebuyers should never say
4 things homebuyers should never say By Chris Birk .View photoThinkstockYou don’t need to be a world-class negotiator to nab a great deal on your dream home.More often, it’s a matter of knowing what…
Harrow Gate, Inverness, Illinois
Harrow Gate, Inverness, IllinoisAbout Harrow GateLocated in Inverness, Harrow Gate is on Harrow Gate Dr. East of Bradwell and Barrington Rd.Average taxes in Harrow Gate$11,190Average association fees in…
Algonquin Lakes, Algonquin, Illinois
Algonquin Lakes, Algonquin, IllinoisAbout Algonquin LakesAlgonquin Lakes is a townhome and single family neighborhood built in the early 2000's by Realen Homes. Algonquin Lakes features 285 single family…
Windy Prairie Acres, McHenry, Illinois
Windy Prairie Acres, McHenry, IllinoisAbout Windy Prairie AcresWindy Prairie Acres is a subdivision of single family homes. Windy Prairie Acres is located in McHenry west of Spring Grove Road and south…
Abbey Glen, St. Charles, Illinois
Abbey Glen, St. Charles, IllinoisAbout Abbey GlenAbbey Glen is a single family home neighborhood built in the late 1990's. Abbey Glen is located in St. Charles, Illinois on Randall north of Bolcum.Average taxes in…
McCarthy Pointe, Lemont, Illinois
McCarthy Pointe, Lemont, IllinoisAbout McCarthy PointeMcCarthy Pointe is a single family home neighborhood in Lemont, Illinois. McCarthy Pointe is located off of Wheeler Court and Wexford from McCarthy…
Hillcrest Elementary School, Antioch, IL
Hillcrest Elementary School, Antioch, ILAbout Hillcrest Elementary SchoolHillcrest Elementary School is a P-2 school in District 34, and is located at 433 E Depot St in Antioch, IL. It services homes…
Price Per Square Foot by Bedroom from Q1 2006 to Q1 2014
This is the chart that everyone likes.  It shows the price per square foot by neighborhood for Hoboken overall. Click on the graph for a larger view.Notice how prices for one and 2 bedroom condos are…
Economy and Housing Market Projected to Grow in 2015
The good thing about economic recovery, even when it’s not living up to expectations, is that forecasters always remain optimistic for tomorrow.Despite many beginning-of-the-year predictions about…
C.A.R. AFFORDABILITY INDEX FOR CA
PITI, Minimum Annual Income Required to Purchase Median-Priced Home Rises More Than 50 percent in First Quarter, C.A.R. ReportsAll counties in California realized a double-digit year-over-year decline…
FOR BUYERS: EVERY HOME BUYER COULD USE SOME HELPFUL TIPS
As an Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®), my goal is to make sure my buyers have the knowledge they need to complete the buying process with ease and success. I came across this article with some…
North Shore-Glencoe Market Trends Report: April 2014
Property Sales More Progress for Chicago North Shore real estate…. April Property sales were down -19.0% from market action reporting in in April of 2013 and 32.6% higher than sales last month. April…
12733 E U Ave Vicksburg MI 49097 $36,000 See photos at www.REOmamma.com
12733 E U Ave Vicksburg MI 49097 $36,000 1993 Manufactured home with large detached garage and 8 acres. Buyers should obtain a free prequalification letter from WFHM or an entity which is a joint venture…
Texas is The Best State for Business
Well, Texas is winning awards and making headlines once again. For the tenth year in a row, Texas has been namedthe best state in the country for business by Chief Executive magazine. The winning bid…
New Listings from Marc White : May 19, 2014
Today's NEW Property listings in the High Country of North Carolina – From Marc White… If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call or email me anytime.Click on the link below to open…
Third Monday Monday NC High Country Market Update, May 19, 2014
As soon as I write about the predicted rates rising the 3rd & 4th Quarter, we see a slight dip in the current rates. We are moving along at a steady pace, and starting to see the start of our Summer…
JASMINE and LAUREL Pre-qualifications have started! New homes in Cypress Village get on list now
Pre-qualification applications are now being accepted for Jasmine & Laurel, Irvine Pacific's newest neighborhoods coming soon to Cypress Village. Please visit the following links to access our preferred…
Emerald Heights at Blackstone in Brea by SHEA homes, NEW PHASE RELEASE
New Home PlansPlan 1 >3-4 Beds  3.0 Baths 2,842 Sq. Ft.2 CarsPriced from $927,161 Plan 2 >4-6 Beds  4.0 Baths 3,015 Sq. Ft.2 CarsPriced from $984,900 Plan 3 >4-5 Beds  4.5 Baths 3,188…
Gated Homes for Sale in Country Club East in Lakewood Ranch
Gated homes for sale in Country Club East in Lakewood Ranch         Why do people live in the gated community of Country Club East in Lakewood Ranch?Country Club East in Lakewood Ranch is one…
Search Ahwatukee Homes for Sale with a Waterfront Lot
Search Ahwatukee Homes for Sale with a Waterfront Lot.  Click on the Ahwatukee logo below or picture to search waterfront lot homes  for sale in Ahwatukee: "real estate" RAYRay D. Real - REALTOR®ww…
8801 Stonegate Drive - Raleigh - NC - 27615 - 1948413
Stunning Brick home that sits on over 2 private acres in the heart of North Raleigh - close to 540, shopping, schools, hospitals and restaurants!Home set back off the street in it's own private sanctuary…
Loudoun County April Real Estate Stats
Days on the market are up 24% and Active Listings are up 39% in Loudoun County. This is great for buyer's that are looking for a less competitive market to buy.  It's a great time for buyers that need…
How to Get Approved for a Lincoln Home Loan with Bad Credit
If you have been recently looking for a home loan in Lincoln you may have experienced some challenges with the approval process. Having bad credit is a burden but it shouldn't keep you from owning a home.…
How to Get an FHA Home Loan in Shreveport
FHA home loans and mortgages are a great solution for home buyers in Shreveport and other Louisiana areas. If you have damaged credit or unestablished credit FHA home loans are an excellent home mortgage…
How to Get an FHA Home Loan in Tacoma
FHA home loans and mortgages are a great solution for home buyers in Tacoma and other Washington areas. If you have damaged credit or unestablished credit FHA home loans are an excellent home mortgage…
How to Get an FHA Home Loan in Raleigh
FHA home loans and mortgages are a great solution for home buyers in Raleigh If you have damaged credit or unestablished credit FHA home loans are an excellent home mortgage choice. Home buyers with bad…
Build Your New Milwaukee Home with a Construction Loan
Building a brand new home is a great experience for most buyers. Picking your own colors, options, home style and neighborhood are among some of the biggest benefits. Reduced utility, repair and maintenance…
Tempe, AZ price per square foot as of May 19, 2014
Here is a look at what's happening with price per square foot (PPSF) in Tempe as of May 15, 2014.The monthly PPSF of $136.38 is ahead of the 2014 average PPSF of $134.53 indicating prices keep going up. The…
Secrets to Getting a Lexington Home Loan if You Are Self-Employed
Starting a business and operating a business take a great deal of effort and energy. Most business owners struggle to succeed. Making it even harder is the home loan process for self-employed borrowers…
How to Get Approved for a Scottsdale Home Loan with Bad Credit
If you have been recently looking for a home loan in Scottsdale you may have experienced some challenges with the approval process. Having bad credit is a burden but it shouldn't keep you from owning a…
Econimy and Housing Market Projected to Grow in 2015
Economist at the National Association of Realtors and other industry groups expect the economy and housing market to go up.Very important for housing growth is job growth. Unemployment in NV is down to…
FHA Back To Work Program helps those with Foreclosures, Short Sales, BK's
The purpose of this post is to explain the “FHA Back To Work Program.” If you’ve experienced any of the following financial difficulties you may be program-eligible:Pre-foreclosure sales Short s…
Conventional Loan with Zero Borrower Contributions Now Available!
That’s right!Reduced Mortgage Insurance coverage, (A lot less than FHA)Low down payment, (Can be all a gift)and income-source flexibility considerations that can include boarder income, andincome from…
4 BEDROOM VERY SPACIOUS HOME IN SCOTTSDALE 85260
4 BEDROOM VERY SPACIOUS HOME IN SCOTTSDALE 85260$362,900 Scottsdale 4 beds, 2 baths, 1,815 sqr feetSeller will contribute $5,000 toward new flooring, updates and/or closing costs!! 4 Bedroom home situated…
RESIDENTIAL LAND IN PARADISE VALLEY NEIGHBORHOOD 85032
RESIDENTIAL LAND IN PARADISE VALLEY NEIGHBORHOOD 85032$300,000 Phoenix Lot/Land for Sale. Residential Lot/Land located in Paradise Valley Neighborhood. Lot size is approximately .76 acre within the Preserve…
2 BEDROOM CONDO IN PHOENIX PINNACLE AT DESERT PEAK COMMUNITY 85024
2 BEDROOM CONDO IN PHOENIX PINNACLE AT DESERT PEAK COMMUNITY 85024$164,900 Phoenix 2 beds, 2.5 baths, 1,153 sqr feetSuper nice 2 Bedroom townhouse waiting for you!! Relax on the patio surrounded by beautiful…
4 BEDROOM HOME IN AMENITY FILLED GATED PHOENIX COMMUNITY 85022
4 BEDROOM HOME IN AMENITY FILLED GATED PHOENIX COMMUNITY 85022$234,900 Phoenix 4 beds, 2.5 baths, 1,756 sqr feet. 4 Bedroom two story home with amazing views from top balcony. Very spacious and modern…
4 BEDROOM HOME OVER 3000 SQ FT ALL ON ONE LEVEL IN PHOENIX 85085
4 BEDROOM HOME OVER 3000 SQ FT ALL ON ONE LEVEL IN PHOENIX 85085$430,000 Phoenix 4 beds, 3 baths, 3,115 sqr feetThis is the one! 4 Bedrooms Plus a Den, 3 Bathrooms, Single Level. Beautiful 4 bedroom Home…
3 BEDROOM NORTH SCOTTSDALE HOME WITH AMAZING PINNACLE PEAK VIEWS 85255
3 BEDROOM NORTH SCOTTSDALE HOME WITH AMAZING PINNACLE PEAK VIEWS 85255$595,000 Scottsdale 3 beds, 3 baths, 3,146 sqr feetBeautiful North Scottsdale 3 Bedroom Home on nearly an acre! Cul-de-sac lot and…
Privacy In La Habra Heights
The Ultimate in privacy! On a private road tucked deep in the Hills of La Habra Heights sits this very beautiful home. Main house has 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, grand circle foyer, formal dining room and living…
2 Condos in 1! Unique 3 bedroom, 3 bath with in-law apartment
 2 Condos in 1! Pay property taxes on just one (just $3244)! Unique 3 bedroom, 3 bath open floor plan ranch end unit located on cul-de-sac, backing up to the woods for privacy and views. Cathedral ceiling,…
How to Get an FHA Home Loan in Montgomery
FHA home loans and mortgages are a great solution for home buyers in Montgomery and other Alabama areas. If you have damaged credit or unestablished credit FHA home loans are an excellent home mortgage…
Open House 25408 Hardy Place Stevenson Ranch | Move In Ready Pool Home
                                   Open House This Weekend March 23, 2014                           25408 Hardy Place Stevenson Ranch, CA 91381Are…
Buyers are you Armed and Ready for this Market!?
Buyers Are You Armed And Ready for this Market? Here's your checklist!Do you know where your going? -What area do you desire? Can you afford it? Is it in your budget? What about the schools? Do you…
New Kent County- Market Update- May 19, 2014
Per CVRMLS- New Kent County Market Update for the past 7 days. We had 10 new listings of homes  in New Kent in the past 7 days compared to 9 new listings last report. 6 listings changed status…
New Kent County- Market Update- May 19,2014
Per CVRMLS- New Kent County Market Update for the past 7 days. We had 10 new listings of homes  in New Kent in the past 7 days compared to 9 new listings last report. 6 listings changed status…
Market Update New Kent County March 19,2014
Per CVRMLS- New Kent County Market Update for the past 7 days. We had 10 new listings of homes  in New Kent in the past 7 days compared to 9 new listings last report. 6 listings changed status…
Home Prices Increase Slowly in Many U.S Cities in First Quarter
The rate at which home prices are rising has slowed. That may not be great news for home sellers, but it sure helps homebuyers worried about affordability.Home prices were rising quickly at the end of…
Build Your New Fresno Home with a Construction Loan
Building a brand new home is a great experience for most buyers. Picking your own colors, options, home style and neighborhood are among some of the biggest benefits. Reduced utility, repair and maintenance…
Mediterranean Villa with Panoramic Lake & Mountain Views
Click the link to view the virtual tour: http://www.ucanownvegas.com/Listing/VirtualTour.ashx?ListingID=115631197Click the link to search homes for sale in Henderson http://www.ucanownvegas.com/1_mi…
Secrets to Getting a New Orleans Home Loan if You Are Self-Employed
Starting a business and operating a business take a great deal of effort and energy. Most business owners struggle to succeed. Making it even harder is the home loan process for self-employed borrowers…
Attention Virginia Beach Dog Lovers!
For all you dog lovers, Virginia Beach has three dog parks consisting of a one-acre fenced area where dogs can run free from their leashes.  Red Wing Metro Park (at 1398 General Booth Blvd.), Woodstock…
Jewel Park, Barrington, Illinois
Jewel Park, Barrington, IllinoisAbout Jewel ParkJewel Park is a single family neighborhood built in the late 1950's. Jewel Park is located in Barrington, Illinois on Route 59 north of Route 14.Average taxes in…
Blackberry Crossing, Montgomery, Illinois
Blackberry Crossing, Montgomery, IllinoisAbout Blackberry CrossingBlackberry Crossing is a single family home neighborhood built in the early 2000's by Ryland Homes. Blackberry Crossing is located in…
The Windings of Ferson Creek, St. Charles, Illinois
The Windings of Ferson Creek, St. Charles, IllinoisAbout The Windings of Ferson CreekThe Windings of Ferson Creek is a single family home and townhome community built in the mid 1970's. The Windings of…
Gold Coast Galleria, Near North Side, Chicago, Illinois
Gold Coast Galleria, Near North Side, Chicago, IllinoisAbout Gold Coast GalleriaGold Coast Galleria is a condo building built in the late 1990's in the gold Coast neighborhood of Chicago. Gold Coast…
Roof Maintenance
A home’s roof is an important part of its curb appeal, and is something that will quickly catch a homebuyer's attention when assessing your home.Because they are also relatively costly to replace, roofs…
1800 Ridge, Evanston, Illinois
1800 Ridge, Evanston, IllinoisAbout 1800 Ridge1800 Ridge is a condo/loft building that was built in the mid 2010's. 1800 Ridge is located at 1800 Ridge in Evanston which is between Emerson and Church…
New Listing! 55+ Community
New Listing! 2400 Donovan Ave #28- Bellingham. $35,000. In Mobile estates community, which is 55+. Redone inside and out, with new roof, siding and skirt. This 2 bedroom 1 bathroom home is 980 sqft and…
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