dreams: Determining Your Price Limit When Buying - 07/09/09 12:03 PM
When acting as a Buyers agent, I try to impress upon my clients the importance of being pre-qualified for a mortgage.  Imagine falling in love with your perfect home after searching for weeks, or even months, only to find out that you do not financially qualify to purchase it.
First, determine the costs associated with buying a home, including (but not limited to) legal fees, home inspections, deed transfer tax, fuel adjustments, etc.  These costs are generally about 3-5% of the purchase price of the home (for a more detailed list of closing costs, please see my blog "Closing Cost Guidelines for Buyers").  … (1 comments)

dreams: To Achieve Your Dreams...Remember Your ABC's - 09/18/08 08:37 PM
I saw the following on an inspirational poster at my first "real" job in 1989, and it really struck a chord with me.  After leaving that job, I found that I remembered most of the "rules" outlined below, and tried to live by them.  Oddly enough, when I started with Prudential Property Specialists this year, I noticed this same poster is on display in their (our) office.  I thought I would share it with the AR community:
To Achieve Your Dreams...Remember Your ABC's
Avoid negative sources, people, places, things and habits.Believe in yourself.Consider things from every angle.Don't give up and don't give in.Enjoy life today, yesterday … (20 comments)

 
Scott Owens, REALTOR (Royal LePage Atlantic)

Scott Owens

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