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By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Pasadena CA Oak Knoll Courtyard Condos 221 So Oak Knoll Ave For Sale   This is a recap of Oak Knoll Courtyard condos for sale along with a market update for recent sales in the complex as of August 31, 2014.    All statistical information is from our local multiple listing service(mls).   Oak Kno...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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  Glossary of Real Estate and Mortgage Terms ============================================================ Joint and Several A liability which allows the creditor to sue any one of the debtors or sue all together. Joint Tenancy An undivided interest in property, taken by two or more joint tenants...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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  Glossary of Real Estate and Mortgage Terms ============================================================ Impound Account Account held by a lender for payment of taxes, insurance, or other Index The index if the measure of interest rate changes that the lender uses to decide how much the interes...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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  Glossary of Real Estate and Mortgage Terms ============================================================ Heir and Assigns Words usually found in a deed, showing the interest the grantee is receiving. Home Owner Association An association of people who own homes in a given area for the purpose o...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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           Glossary of Real Estate and Mortgage Terms ============================================================ General Lien A lien such as a tax lien or judgment lien which attaches to all property of the debtor rather than the lien of, for example, a trust deed, which attaches only to a spec...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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  Glossary of Real Estate and Mortgage Terms ============================================================ Federal Home Board The board which charters and regulates federal savings and loan associations, as well as controlling the system of Federal Home Loan Banks. Federal Tax Lien A lien attache...
By Christian Penner, Your Mortgage Banker - 561-373-0987
(The Christian Penner Mortgage Team)
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Downsizing in Follows an Empty Nest—or Not! Many people assume that when the kids leave home, their newly empty nest automatically signals that downsizing into a smaller house or condo is the next step. In truth, for such families living in West Palm Beach, downsizing is a common option—one that...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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    Glossary of Real Estate and Mortgage Terms ============================================================     Easement A right created by grant, reservation, agreement, prescription, or necessary implication, which one has in the land of another. Eminent Domain A Government right to acquire pr...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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  Glossary of Real Estate and Mortgage Terms   ============================================================   Declaration of Restrictions A set of restrictions filed by a subdivider to cover an entire tract or subdivision. Defective Title Title to a negotiable instrument obtained by fraud. Title...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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  Glossary of Real Estate and Mortgage Terms ===============================================================   Cap A limit on how much the interest rate or monthly payment of an ARM can change, either at each adjustment or during the life of the mortgage. Payment CAP's don't limit the amount of ...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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  Glossary of Real Estate and Mortgage Terms =======================================================================  Balloon Note A note calling for periodic payments which are insufficient to fully amortize the face amount of the note prior to maturity, so that a principal sum known as a "Ball...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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  Glossary of Real Estate and Mortgage Terms ============================================      Abstract A summary; an abridgment. Before the use of photostatic copying public records were kept by abstracts of recorded documents. Abstract of TitleA compilation of the recorded documents relating t...
By Christian Penner, Your Mortgage Banker - 561-373-0987
(The Christian Penner Mortgage Team)
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Like Selling, Buying a Home in Wellington Takes an All-Pro Team! I’ve written about the professionals who are on call to help anyone who sets about selling their house—but there is another team of pros who can be called on when it comes to buying a Palm Beach County home. Buying a home in Wellin...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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This is a chart that displays the top three agents who have closed Franklin MA homes from January 1st to August 31, 2014.  Lorraine Kuney of The Kuney Todaro Team of RE/MAX Executive Realty in Franklin MA has closed 40 properties in Franklin and a total of 50 closings in Massachusetts in 2014.  ...
By Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA, The Pumpkin Man
(Homesmart International)
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  NADOTA   What does this acronym mean?   Are you a NADOTA? If so in what area of your life? Who do you know who is a NADOTA? How many NADOTA’s do you know? Watch now!   About eight years ago I came up with this acronym idea and had a personal license plate for my automobile. A few months ago I h...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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  The "American Dream" has never been clearly defined by the cheerleaders of recently faultering industry as to whether or not that dream would become a good dream or a nightmare, and, indeed, the American Dream became the "American Nightmare" for millions of homeowners in this nation. I deplore...
By Brandi Croom
(Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group)
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Copy and paste this link to our website for complete property details and pics: http://briv.it/s0to Do you love to entertain and gather with family and friends? This stunning home in desirable Foxhall has been beautifully maintained and updated to move in condition for you! Spacious master suite...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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     Labor day. The last official holiday of the summer. I can only speak for myself. It seems as if this year has really flown by. All too soon, the warm weather and green leaves will give way to cool evenings and fall colors. All too soon, kids of all ages will be trick-r-treating, be feasting ...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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On any one year warranty inspection - the electric panel box should be clean. This is an active adult community.  All residents are given a home-care guide when they purchase a home.  In this community the Home Care Guide says that "the electric panel boxes must have dust blown away from inside."...
By David Saks, Memphis, Tennessee
(The Real Estate Mart of Tennessee, Inc.)
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I was a little guy. Didn't say much. Minded my own business. But I loved my bicycle. The other kids knew it. One of the bigger guys in the neighborhood knew how much I loved my bike and confronted me one day and said: "Saks, you know, that bike of yours is pretty nice. What if somebody took a ba...
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