advice: How to Recognize a Buyers Market - League City Texas Real Estate - 10/07/10 09:38 AM
Are you on the search for a new home? Are you a first-time home buyer ready to enter the market? Then a buyers market is right where you want to be!
Recent years have turned many real estate markets on their heads. One-time hotbeds for rapid appreciation and booming sales have turned into areas rampant with dropping prices and foreclosures. Making matters even more complicated, is the realization that every market is different. Even neighborhoods within cities have varying markets.
How can you tell if you are living in an area experiencing a buyers market?
Key Indicators:
More than six month's … (2 comments)

advice: Tips For Buying Your First Home - 10/01/10 04:09 PM
Finding the right first home starts with a price range and a short list of desirable neighborhoods. But there are many other factors you'll need to consider before investing in what may be your biggest asset.
Before You Start:
 
Grab your current household budget so you can consider your financial situation and your ability to make mortgage payments. Ask family and friends if they can recommend experts, like a lawyer and an inspector, who can help with the home buying process. Think about your lifestyle and how it might affect your choice of home and neighborhood. Do a little research … (3 comments)

advice: Best Time To Buy A Home - 09/20/10 09:15 AM
A Conventional wisdom says that you need to stay in a home a minimum of five years to ensure that you recoup your purchasing costs. But with some markets soaring, this advice doesn't always apply.
It's All About the Market
Market conditions play a huge part in any decision about when to buy. Housing market values have varied widely from region to region in recent years. While the Florida market has seen meteoric rises in home values, Ohio has seen its real estate prices go into negative territory in the last year.
Do not buy high and sell low - if … (3 comments)

advice: How can the Tax Credit Help Us? - 03/02/09 06:11 PM
How can the $8,000. Tax credit help us?  
Knowing the ins and outs of this tax credit will allow you to market yourself in creative ways!!!  Think, think, think...
The $8,000 Tax Credit
In 2008, Congress created a $7,500 refundable First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit for individuals making up to $75k and couples making up to $150k.  The went into affect on April 8, 2008 and was set to expire on July 1, 2009.
The problem with this is that it had to be REPAID!!!  I experienced it, and I'm sure you did too... it was viewed as debt and not … (11 comments)

 
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