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Real Estate Agent - Van Dorm Realty Inc
RECENT BLOG POSTS
No more waiting. I am seeing new listings that are bank owned properties.  Many of these homes are priced incredibly low.  I am even seeing homes that were considered "Luxury" homes at the lowest prices I have ever seen.  Call me if you are ready to purchase.  I recently viewed a home on 5 acres ...
04/30/2010
Looking for an agent with REO, Bank Owned sales experience. The best service that can be offered would be from a local agent, one that resides and works the county the property is located in. I often see listings with agents from towns over an hour away. They do not even have local phone numbers....
04/06/2010
Many home owners are in financial crisis due to unemployment, victims of past predatory lenders or just over extended. Do not delay in getting real estate advice from an agent that is qualified to understand short sales and foreclosures. Short sales are usually better for your future credit then ...
03/28/2010
When searching for opportunities and "deals" in this real estate market many properties will be short sales.  Working with an agent that is experienced with Short Sales will help you avoid wasted time and disappointment.
02/15/2010
2010 will be a good time to buy real estate if you have been waiting for prices to hit bottom. I think we are almost there. Investment property, rental homes and condos will be ripe for the picking. Start shopping early in January and you will not be disappointed.
11/12/2009
Banks need to seek out advice on short sales and bank owned properties to help them sell in a timely manner. Delays caused by bank bureaucracy can kill a transaction and cause a good client to give up hope on a property. Wise bankers have an agent they call for advice and use as a consistent agen...
10/22/2009
The IRS is offering an $8000 tax credit to 1st time home buyers and buyers that haven't owned a home in 3 years or more. You have to close the transaction and be occupying the home by November 30th, 2009.  It take about 4 weeks to close a home bought with a loan (if its a smooth transaction witho...
09/20/2009
Now is the time to be viewing homes so you will be able to make an offer and have the property close in time for the $8000 dollar tax credit. November 31st  is the date you need to be occupying the home.  Plenty of good values still available and historically LOW INTEREST RATES. Do not regret mis...
09/05/2009
In a real estate market where home values are rapidly declining, there is a strategie to help you sell your home for the top value. This trick is to price your home aggresively and competitively to begin with. Don't price your home above the suggestion of your REALTOR or you will be behind the ga...
08/11/2009
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Seeing the slight upward trend of interest rates, I would be in a big hurry to find an investment property or home before rates get much higher. Now is the time to act, prices are down, interest rates creeping up, but still historically low. DO NOT MISS YOUR OPPORTUNITY!! I don't want to say I to...
06/19/2009
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