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2010 

Trends from a home show. Last evening, I attended the Greensboro Southern Ideal Home Show preview.  The attendees were mainly builders, real estate agents and show vendors.  I was able to speak to many custom builders and to one production builder.  The general consensus was basically the same.  ...
03/26/2010
Southern Ideal Home Show  Greensboro   Friday March 26 - Sunday March 28 2010 The Greensboro Builder's Association will again sponsor the show at the Greensboro Coliseum.  It's a great event for anyone thinking about buying a home, remodeling or just making home improvements.  There will be 100s ...
03/24/2010
The following news reported today from AP sounds gloomy, but I attribute this decrease to the weather in February.  It seems like there were severe winter storms across the US during February.  It is typically not a busy time for home sales, but coupled with the weather, the figures are not surpr...
03/23/2010
$150K to $200K holding strong. After our sales meeting this morning, it seems like the strongest segment in the Greensboro, NC and surrounding area,s is still below $200K, with $175K being the sweet spot. There is some new activity in the upper end, $400K+, which use to be a strong market for us....
03/23/2010
The debt-to-income ratio is, simply, the way that mortgage lenders decide how much money you can comfortably afford to borrow. It is the percentage of your monthly gross income (before taxes) that is used to pay your monthly debts (not your monthly living expenses). Two calculations are involved,...
03/22/2010
Does tenant need to vacate foreclosed home?   Does tenant need to vacate foreclosed home? - Apparently not. There are lots of misleading and tricking information out there but the law says the tenants’ rights are protected as long as there is a valid Lease Agreement in place. Majority of times le...
03/22/2010
Bill Burke (Keller Williams Realty) Your NH REALTOR Debt-to-Income Ratios and Car PaymentsYou see, when determining your ability to qualify for a mortgage, a lender looks at what is called your "debt-to-income" ratio. A debt-to-income ratio is the percentage of your gross monthly income (before t...
03/22/2010
10 Staging Tips to Help Your Home Sell By Jean Patteson RISMEDIA, March 19, 2010-(MCT)-Want to sell your home? Get out the bucket, mop and Mr. Clean. The key to making a positive first impression is simple, said Sandra Rinomato, host of HGTV's popular "Property Virgins" show. "Get it clean, clean...
03/19/2010
Great starter home or investment property in Greensboro $94,900 1014 Idlewood Dr. Greensboro, NC This 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Bungalow would make a great starter or investment home. The bathroom was updated previously. The vinyl flooring in the kitchen has been replaced as well. There is a full unfinis...
03/18/2010
10 Questions to Ask Your Realtor about Selling a House Are you a full-time professional real estate agent? How long have you worked full time in real estate? How long have you been representing buyers? What professional designations do you have?Knowing whether or not your agent practices full tim...
03/17/2010
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