REO Properties Archive
RISMEDIA, July 16, 2010—The screaming and cursing you hear in unit 404 isn’t coming from Mr. Armbrister’s television—Armbrister has just learned that another potential sale of his condominium unit fell through due to the buyer’s inability to obtain financing. In this case, the buyer wanted to purchase Armbrister’s condo unit with an FHA loan—Armbrister’s homeowners association, however, had neglected to obtain FHA approval.
RISMEDIA, July 15, 2010—Are more Americans positioning themselves for home purchase? Although May's data showed that home sales were down 26.8% as the home buyer tax credit concluded, a new survey conducted by
RISMEDIA, July 14, 2010—Availability of loans, interest rates, tax credits, home affordability, and general economic conditions all influence housing trends. However, the primary factor affecting growth of green homes in any given area depends on where local government, designers, builders, and consumers are in their green education, adoption, and implementation. ...
RISMEDIA, July 13, 2010—(MCT)—Packing your belongings and moving is often fraught with high emotions and involves a to-do list a mile long. So, it's tempting to give only passing attention to hiring a mover and the related incidental costs. That could be a mistake—for your wallet and your peace of mind. Moving can be quite expensive. A typical full-service interstate move costs about $4,300, while the same in-state move might cost about $2,500, according to the American Moving & Storage Association.
RISMEDIA, July 12, 2010—(MCT)—Timm Freeman's Santa Monica apartment has 17-foot ceilings, granite countertops and collector guitars hanging on the wall. He's got a built-in microwave, dishwasher and central air conditioning.
All in 350 square feet.
Freeman's coffee table is also his dining table. His desk is three steps from his sitting room and three paces from his stove. "Everything is within three steps of the next thing," said Freeman, a graphic designer.
RISMEDIA, July 10, 2010—(MCT)—A few years ago, Jim Camasto thought about investing $20,000 in the stock market. But instead, Camasto, of Naperville, Ill., spent that money on a ‘greener’ investment—solar power.
RISMEDIA, July 9, 2010—Dennis Walsh, CEO of RE-buildUSA will be presenting a series of free live events to showcase what many call the "perfect storm of opportunity" in today's market. The presentation, "Rebuilding America One Dream at a Time," will travel through Dayton, OH (July 20th), Columbus, OH (July 21st) ...
RISMEDIA, July 8, 2010—A home inspection report is an important document that a potential buyer will have that accurately describes the conditions that exist in the house they are considering buying. It is crucial that your client receive a well written and detailed home inspection report and working with your client to interpret the inspection report can help eliminate confusion and indecision. This article will attempt to give you some guidance to assist your buyers with interpreting a home inspection report.
RISMEDIA, July 7, 2010—Most families with young children live within a mile of a public elementary school. The most common home heating fuel in the U.S. is gas. Only a third of American homes have a working carbon monoxide detector.
RISMEDIA, July 6, 2010—(MCT)—A fresh batch of weak economic news heightened concerns about the staying power of the fledgling recovery, with more uninspiring news expected when the government reports on the May job market.
RISMEDIA, June 30, 2010—RealtyTrac, one of the leading online marketplaces for foreclosure properties released its first U.S. Foreclosure Sales Report, which shows that foreclosure homes accounted for 31% of all residential sales
RISMEDIA, June 29, 2010—Because large financial institutions spend money on elections and advertising, they are able to control the dialogue and thus have been able to deflect any sort of accountability for the foreclosure epidemic they designed and executed.
RISMEDIA, June 25, 2010—(MCT)— More borrowers dropped out of the Obama administration's foreclosure prevention program last month than were added, but many of those homeowners found private help from their mortgage companies, according to
RISMEDIA, June 23, 2010—As the United States continues to put plans into action in order to help remedy the country’s financial situation, Americans are waiting optimistically to see the end result of the regulation bill that is moving through both the Senate and House. While the Senate recently approved their version of the big financial regulation bill by a 59-39 vote, the bill has now moved to a conference committee where it will be reconciled with the already passed House bill.
RISMEDIA, June 22, 2010—ZipRealty, the fifth largest real estate brokerage in the U.S., offers its clients access to more than 290 short sale home expert agents and recently launched a Ziprealty.com microsite (www.ziprealty.com/short-sales/index.jsp
) offering house hunters and home sellers additional resources to navigate the complicated short sale process. ...