KEEP THE CART BEHIND THE HORSE!It's probably no surprise that nearly all buyers require financing for their home purchase.Â The real challenge is not so much in getting the loan as it is in finding the loan that's right for you. Continue Reading
Archives for September 2008
NAR Statement on Defeat of Economic Stability Act
WASHINGTON, September 29, 2008 The following is a statement by National Association of RealtorsÂ® President Richard F. Gaylord: â€œThe National Association of RealtorsÂ® is extremely disappointed in the actions of the U.S. House of Representatives today in failing to pass Continue Reading
NAR, FHA Work Together to Help More Buyers Become Homeowners
Chicago, September 26, 2008 The National Association of RealtorsÂ® was joined by Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Steve Preston today as NAR launched its new Federal Housing Administration Toolkit. RealtorsÂ® can use the toolkit to help buyers obtain Continue Reading
Ready To Open Up?
READY TO OPEN UP?There's been discussion among professionals in the real estate business for years now regarding the value of holding open houses.Â The National Association of REALTORSÂ® conducted a survey last year that revealed 80 percent of buyers used the Internet for Continue Reading
HELLO, FICO!You'd have to be living on another planet if you havenâ€™t heard reports of subprime mortgages and their effect on the real estate industry.Â If you're planning to buy a home, it's apparent that loan qualification these days is more challenging.Â Sellers also Continue Reading
Bennington, get set to rev your engines
September 12, 2008 By PATRICK McARDLE Herald Staff POWNAL â€” The 42nd Bennington Car Show opens today at the Green Mountain Racetrack on Route 7 and continues through the weekend although the cars will not be on display until Saturday.Â Bennington Area Chamber of Continue Reading
In Your Own Back Yard!
Are you aware that over two million people in the United States have real estate licenses? With that many practitioners, the seed quickly separates from the chaff, with a small percentage rising to the top in quality service to buyers and sellers. Continue Reading
Certify That Pre-Owned Home!
CERTIFY THAT PRE-OWNED HOME! If you're looking for a competitive edge in the sale of your home, your real estate agent may have an unexpected suggestion.Â Although many sellers assume that it is the responsibility of the buyers to pay for an inspection, having one Continue Reading