The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is promoting rules that would force lenders to make closing costs easier to understand and reveal payments to mortgage brokers. Continue Reading
Archives for February 2008
Compete Against the Big Guys !
Sellers face any number of challenges, but what if you're in the position of listing a modest home in what has become an "upper- end" community?Â You might not expect to fetch a selling price that compares to the McMansions that have popped up, but you might be surprised to Continue Reading
Credit Score Needed for Buying a Home in 2008
Credit Score Needed for Buying a Home in 2008 By Brandon Cornett Credit reports and scores are a popular topic among home buyers these days. In truth, this has always been an important topic for people buying a home, but it's even more important today. After the subprime Continue Reading
'RE/MAX Real Estate' Ranks Among Top 5 Search Terms
"RE/MAX real estate" ranks No. 2 among real estate search terms on the Internet, according to a recent study by Hitwise, an online competitive intelligence service. Continue Reading
Crash Course In Buying
When you're buying a home, who do you think is the most important person in the transaction?Â YOU, of course!Â That doesn't mean you won't need experienced professionals for guidance and assistance, but quite frankly, if YOU choose not to buy, the entire process comes to a Continue Reading
Raise the Curtains !
Both homeowners and real estate agents are best served when a home sells quickly for a good price.Â There are many steps both parties can take to achieve that goal, and a recent trend is proving its value: whether the local market is hot or cool, statistics reveal that a Continue Reading
First Time Buyers a Specialty
Are you a first time buyer looking for a home in the Bennington, Vermont area? If so, you are probably asking yourself if you can afford to buy the home of your dreams.Â You can talk to the experts and use a mortgage calculator, but only you know if you can really afford Continue Reading
RE/MAX Maple Leaf Realty is here !
The worldâ€™s Number One real estate organization has just landed in your neighborhood.Â RE/MAX Maple Leaf Realty is Bennington Countyâ€™s newest real estate brokerage.Â Locally owned and operated by Kathy Sollien and Troy Richardson, the newly renovated office is located Continue Reading