Well, first of all, there are no stupid questions. Many buyers and sellers have questions they would like to ask, but feel that the questions may be considered stupid and are afraid to ask. Whether you’re a first time buyer or a repeat buyer, you’re going to have a lot of questions. It’s important to be informed as you proceed through the transaction. So, to help answer some frequently asked questions, I’ll continue reading »

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If you’re not already familiar with the term, Short Sale, you may wish to continue reading »

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Free money for first time home buyers and previous buyers expires at 12:00am May 1st. That’s right, you need to be under contract by continue reading »

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What is a short sale?

14 April 2009

Short Sale

Since they’re a big part of the 45% of distressed properties in the market, I should probably brief you on them. A short sale is continue reading »

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New Mexico Foreclosures

You’ve read newspapers and magazines. Cable news networks have walked you through segiments on foreclosure bargains. You’re now ready to find your diamond and move in. As the curtains draw, you see…

Dream Home

Then you suddenly wake up from your dream and see… continue reading »

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It’s a warm sunny day, your home is listed, perfect day for an open house…or is it? I’ve read surveys that report about 2% of homes actually sell from the result of an open house. It doesn’t surprise me, having sat in countless open houses myself. Most of the time, people who walk through the door are either nosey neighbors or window shoppers.

Here are a few reasons why that statistic appears to be right on target:

1. Unlike 10 years ago, today 84% of consumers use continue reading »

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Lately, buyers are out viewing homes, yet they haven’t spoken to a mortgage lender. Shopping for a home before getting pre-qualified, is similar to sitting at a restaurant and ordering without checking if you have enough money in your wallet to cover it.

5 Advantageous of Pre-qualifying First

1. When you touch basis with a mortgage lender, you continue reading »

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1. Curb Appeal
Before a buyer enters your home, they first have to get from the curb to the door. Raking up the leaves, sweeping the pathway, rolling up the water hose, pulling the weeds, cutting the grass and trimming the bushes are just a few things to address. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve pulled up to a home with clients in my vehicle and they quickly asked me to drive off to the next home because the apperance from outside was enough for them to make a decision. Don’t let this happen to you. continue reading »

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It’s not uncommon for homeowners to feel that their home is better than the one next door. The truth is, most of the time, they’re wrong. While there are some picture perfect homes out there, the majority are truly average. The odds are, yours falls into the average category. Don’t be offended, this eye-opener could get you on the right track.

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It’s a factor that can effect how long your home will sit on the market. You see, it’s not how you see your home, but how continue reading »

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If you have not owned a homeĀ or been on a mortgage for a three year period, you can re-qualify continue reading »

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