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Home Buying 101 Archive


Tips for Helping Your Clients Boost Credit Scores, Strengthen Financial Footing

RISMEDIA, Sept. 16, 2008-It is a three-digit score that can shape your financial future, whether you plan to buy a new car or qualify for a reasonable mortgage loan to buy the home of your dreams. Your credit score is a determining factor in whether you obtain financing and at ...


First-time Home Buyers – Mastering the Basics of Real Estate

By Brian Everstine ...


Mortgages 101 – Tips to Help Clients Avoid Pitfalls

By Vicki Lee Parker ...


Home Sweet Loan – Using a 401(k) Loan for a Down Payment

By Eve Mitchell ...


Four Tips for Buying Foreclosures

By Marshall Loeb ...


5 Big Mistakes Consumers Make When Moving

By Fayette Wester ...


Building a Home? Protect Yourself from Soaring Prices for Materials

By Joanne Cleaver ...


Home Buyers Using Cold, Hard Cash

By Jessica Foster ...


Average Sale Price of Manhattan Apartments Increases 36% From Last Year

RISMEDIA, July 3, 2008 -Despite dismal national trends, the real estate market in Manhattan remains strong with the average apartment price rising 36% from a year ago to $1,663,533, according to the Second Quarter Market Report released by Halstead Property. Even the median price, which is not impacted by the ...


Defining the “3rd Factor” in Moving Quotes

By Fayette Wester ...


Florida Real Estate – Existing Home Sales Improve in April Compared to March 2008

RISMEDIA, May 28, 2008-Florida Realtors® statewide reported an upswing in existing home and condominium sales from March to April 2008, according to the latest housing statistics released by the Florida Association of Realtors(R) (FAR). A total of 11,200 existing single-family homes changed hands in April, a 20% increase over the ...


7 Tips to Buy Smart in Today’s Market

RISMEDIA, May 14, 2008-When it comes to home purchases, everyone wants to buy low and sell high. "Now is the low; high is just around the corner," says Alexis McGee, foreclosure information expert, educator, and president of foreclosure property information specialists ForeclosureS.com. "Already pending home sales are climbing in the ...


Orlando Real Estate – Decrease in Median Price Increases Affordability

RISMEDIA, May 13, 2008-Orlando's housing market for the second month experienced a month-over-month increase in the number of home sales, an increase in the number of pending sales contracts, and a decrease in the amount of inventory - all indicators of a continued, although admittedly glacially paced, shift toward a ...


Friday’s Featured Listing – Living Luxuriously at the Jersey Shore

RISMEDIA, May 9, 2008-The Robertson Douglas Group, one of the Jersey Shore's premier custom home builders, has selected Diane Turton, Realtors as the listing agent for Hoffman's Marina, an elegant enclave of town homes in Brielle, New Jersey. ...


10 Red Flags for Home Buyers

RISMEDIA, May 5, 2008-The average home buyer views at least 10 homes over an eight week search so it isn't practical to get a professional inspection of every house they tour. FrontDoor.com, a new real estate website powered by HGTV, comes to the rescue pointing out things to look for ...


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