Lenn Harley, Broker, Homefinders.com in Maryland and Virginia

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Maryland and Virginia Real Estate and Homes. Experienced agents and brokers helping buyers and sellers. Search MLS Listings of homes for sale in Maryland and Virginia real estate. Maryland and Northern Virginia MLS with photos, maps, descriptions. New Home REBATE. Spanish speaking agents Maryland, Virginia. Full service real estate services for home buyers and sellers throughout Maryland and Northern Virginia. Montgomery, Frederick, Howard, Prince George's, Charles, Baltimore, Eastern Shore in MD and Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Stafford, Arlington, Alexandria, Spotsylvania, King George in Virginia.

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2011 

AND THE U.S. ECONOMY CAN'T RECOVER UNTIL HOUSING HAS RECOVERED.  I miss Sheila Bair.  She was the only regulator who understood the damage to the economy that the negative equity suffered by consumers affected the entire economy like falling Dominoes. Courtesy, Lenn Harley, Broker, Homefinders.co...
08/31/2011
BofA Looks to Exit Correspondent, What Next? Heard on the news this morning: "Bank of America Corp. will exit the wholesale mortgage-lending business Tuesday, limiting its dealings with mortgage brokers as it focuses on loans made with consumers and community banks". .  WSJ, more. Well, this was ...
08/31/2011
SHORT SALES ARE INDEED "DIFFERENT".  Inspired by The Short Sale Listing.....How Are Our Duties To The Seller Different? "Different" is a polite way to describe the typical Short Sale transaction.  "Perverted" is a far better word. SHORT SALES ARE DIFFERENT!  Karen Fidler describes many ways in wh...
08/31/2011
IS THERE A TACTFULL WAY OF SAYING "I DISAGREE"? Apparently not.  I have learned to avoid that intriduction in comments.  The blogger often goes into defensive mode, loads their verbal slingshot and fires away.  Let's face it.  Some folks simply cannot take the mildest disagreement. I've gone from...
08/30/2011
EVEN IN YOUR OWN BACK YARD, SOMETIMES IT IS WISE TO REFER OUT! Don't use home buyers or sellers for training.  They deserve better than that.  If you are a residential agent, don't "help" commercial, multi-property, land,  custom construction or other property types out of your expertise. Do your...
08/30/2011
PRING THE LISTING AND CHECK IT TWICE!  Then check it again when you get to the property.  Belinda relates a story about one of her listings.  Clear lack of care of the part of the showing agent.  That said, many of us have made mistakes and you just learn to get over it and make sure it never hap...
08/30/2011
HOME BUYER ALERT!!  BEFORE YOU EVEN THINK THAT PERHAPS YOU SHOULD WAIT TO BUY A HOME, CONSIDER INTEREST RATES!! "It Just Doesn't Get Any Better Than This" Interest Rates a composit of rates from a variety of sources and averaged.  Your market may vary by points, lender fees and credit scores.  IN...
08/30/2011
HOMES FOR SALE IN LOUDOUN COUNTY VIRGINIA - NO SHORT SALE LISTINGS INCLUDED. There are NO SHORT SALES INCLUDED in this list of homes for sale in Loudoun County!!  WHY??  While Homefinders.com is happy to help home buyers in the purchase of Short Sale listings, they are not for everyone.  If you n...
08/30/2011
CLOSING CANCELLED AT THE LAST MINUTE??  NOT THAT UNUSUAL!!  Buyers do NOT know how to VET Internet Lenders (or local lenders either). Lee & Pamela St. Peter relate an experience that, sadly, is not unusual when buyers take control of their mortgage needs. Consumers do not understand the loan proc...
08/30/2011
AREA RUGS?  ACCENT RUGS??  Area rugs can add adventure to your rooms.  A rug by any other name is beautiful, colorful and an essential decorating feature.  The morning before the scheduled closing on my new home, I visited a local Rug and Carpet store in Leesburg and went on a rug shopping spree....
08/30/2011
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