first time buyers: 5 STEPS TO A SUCCESSFUL RENT TO OWN... - 01/21/11 08:13 PM
There is not a week that goes by that I don't receive a call from someone wanting to know about "rent to own" properties. After working with several clients to obtain this type of property, I have developed the following steps that MUST be taken to ensure a successful transaction.
1) Do NOT lock in the sales price of the property upfront. Of course, the seller is going to want to force this issue, but it makes no sense to establish the sales price in rapidly changing markets. After all, many markets around the country are still declining!
2) Make sure … (2 comments)

first time buyers: SO YOU WANT TO BUY A HOME WITHOUT A PRE-APPROVAL....REALLY??? - 09/27/10 01:10 PM
Okay, here's the deal! Buyers, if you want to buy a home, you need to contact a lender and get pre-approved! It's really that simple...The only exception to this is Buyers that have CASH!!!!!!
I used to blame so-called "inexperienced/rookie" agents for this epidemic. I can remember when I first started, like it was yesterday. I would take ANYONE, ANYWHERE and never even think to ask for a pre-approval!!! And, if I did think to ask for a pre-approval letter, I would be too afraid of opening my mouth. So, I would take my so-called "clients" to house after house after … (10 comments)

first time buyers: 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE BUYING A FORECLOSURE! - 08/23/10 01:07 PM
This post is geared towards the first time Buyer that wants to capitalize on the rock bottom pricing in the current housing market and oversupply of inventory.
First and foremost, I would like to congratulate you on your decision! You see, I wholeheartedly believe that now really and truly is a great time to buy! I don't say this as a marketing ploy designed to drum up business. I think first time Buyers today are in a position of envy as they have the opportunity to capitalize on very low interest rates, extensive inventory and great pricing.
On the flip side, … (3 comments)

 
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