Monday, January 24, 2022 / by Alan Hammock
Will home values continue to rise in 2022? Expert economists with Goldman Sachs are predicting prices could continue to increase, as much as 16%. If you're considering buying now's the best time, before these increases take effect. Thinking of selling? Click the link below to see your home's current value.
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As the gap between buyers looking for a new home and available homes to purchase continues to grow, we are also faced with increasing costs of construction. Lumber prices are on the rise again, delivery of materials remains a constant source of delays, and increased labor costs will all add to the escalation of home purchase prices to the consumer.
There are still houses, and great deals to be had. Many real estate brokerages, like Lighthouse Realty Professionals are offering services specific to matching home buyers with potential sellers, whose homes are not listing on the market. Let one of our professionals show you how we can help minimize t ...
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 / by Sherry Grimaldi
How to Buy a Home with Little or No Money Down"Now you can realize the dream of owning your own home with zero down payment."
The Zero Cash Down Payment Program offers you a way to buy a home with no down payment. You may have owned a home before and are presently renting, or are a first time homebuyer and need a way to break into the housing market but held back because you thought you required a substantial down payment. Or you may be in the position where you do not want to liquidate your financial assets to use as a down payment on a home. Regardless of your present situation, you want a way to get into or to reenter the housing market without having to make a cash down payment. The Zero Cash Down Payment Program may be just the answer you need. Here's what is required to qualify for the Zero Cash Down Payment Program.Program Qualifications
1. An excellent credit history
no recent history of bad debts
consistent and timely payment of current liabilities
2. L. ...
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 / by Sherry Grimaldi
Fixer Uppers: Myths and Facts - What You Must Know Before You Buy
I can make a "killing" in the real estate market by buying a run-down home, for tens of thousands of dollars less than the average home, fixing it up, and then immediately selling it for full price, or more.
FACT: Most homeowners looking to sell their "fixer upper" home understand that they will have to list their home at a price that reflects the cost involved in restoring the home to its original condition. The asking price of a fixer upper is usually calculated so that the savings represented by the lower than average market price is roughly equal to the amount of money that a buyer could expect to spend on necessary renovations. Updating the "look" of a home, or upgrading to higher-end finishes, is not included in these calculations, and you should be careful not to spend so much money on renovations that you are unable to recoup your investment.
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Wednesday, November 10, 2021 / by Sherry Grimaldi
Discover How to Avoid the 6 Biggest Mistakes Homebuyers Make"Subtle changes in the way you approach mortgage shopping, and even small differences in the way you structure your mortgage, can literally cost or save you thousands of dollars and years of expense."
Mortgage Regulations Have Changed . . .
Mortgage regulations have changed significantly over the last few years making your options wider than ever. Subtle changes in the way you approach mortgage shopping and even the small differences in the way you structure your mortgage can literally cost or save you thousands of dollars and years of expense.
Get the Right Information
Whether you are about to buy your first home, or are planning to make a move to your next home, it is critical that you inform yourself about the factors involved. Industry research has revealed 6 common mistakes that most homebuyers make when mortgage shopping and they can have a significant impact on the outcome of this critic. ...
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 / by Sherry Grimaldi
Best Financing: A 3-Point PlanHow to Secure the Best Financing Rates When Buying a Home"Shopping for the best financing should start long before you start shopping for a home."
When you're looking to buy a home, the first thing most home buyers do is start the process of house-hunting. However, experience proves that this is one of the last steps you should be taking if you want to get the most home for the least amount of money. In fact, shopping for the best financing should start long before you start shopping for a home.This report outlines 3 important steps you should take to obtain the best financing rates for when you buy a home. Read on to find out where you can inquire, what questions you should ask, and how to manage the process to your personal advantage.
3 Point Plan
3 Critical Questions to Ask...When you're looking for an agent to assist you in finding a home, make sure you find out the answers to these important questions:
1. Can you get me a quick, easy . ...