10 Things that are Good to Know Before Buying a Home
A good real estate listing agent will be on top of the routine items such as property tax amounts, basic info on the owner and even the existing mortgage. However, most sellers are reluctant to tell everything about their current situation. And sometimes the information that is crucial to the selling of a home requires a little investigation. Here are the top things a person needs to know before buying…
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GREATER NASHVILLE HOME SALES INCREASE 18 PERCENT IN FEBRUARY – PENDING SALES SURPASS 2,000 Press Release by Greater Nashville Association of REALTORS® (March 7, 2013)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 7, 2013) – There were 1,784 home closings reported for the month of February, according to figures provided by the Greater Nashville Association of REALTORS®.
This represents an increase of nearly 18 percent from the 1,515closings reported in February 2012.…Continue
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JANUARY PENDING HOME SALES UP IN ALL REGIONS Article by: Daily Real Estate News (February 28, 2013)
Pending home sales rose in January, and have been above year-ago levels for the past 21 months, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. There were healthy monthly gains in all regions but the West, which, despite being constrained by limited inventory, still improved slightly.
The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking…Continue
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NEW-HOME SALES GAIN STEAM
Article by: Daily Real Estate News (February 27, 2013)
Sales of new single-family homes in January rose to its fastest pace since 2008, leading to more confirmation that the…Continue
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Lots of solid information is available online that discusses items for first time home buyers such as choosing the right loan, working with a reputable lender, and arranging a proper budget. While those items are very important, there are some other items that don't get the same publicity but deserve great attention.…
Added by Michael Collins, SFR on January 31, 2013 at 1:14pm — No Comments
As this new year begins many people are setting goals, making resolutions and generally planning for a better year. If you are one of the people considering a home purchase in the upcoming year there is some sound advice to follow in order to make the process smoother and ensure that you get in to a home that truly makes you happy.
Be Realistic About Your Finances…Continue
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All too often, people fall in love with a home for the wrong reason. And when it comes time to sell, they find that there are not as many people in love with the home like they were. Here are some common mistakes first time homebuyers make and how you can avoid the…
Added by Michael Collins, SFR on January 18, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments
The SMART Way to Buy Your First Short Sale
Buying a short sale in Madison Wisconsin is quite common right now. The impact of the financial recession has resulted in numerous foreclosures and has left some people with no option but to sell their home for less than the mortgage balance. Buying a Madison area Wisconsin short sale will require a bit of patience and a smart plan.
Understanding the Short Sale…Continue
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The national economy runs through cycles similar to the fashion industry. Things that seem irresistible and trendy this year may be old news by the time next year rolls around. As a result of the economic down turn from the past few years most home builders are turning their attention to items that are practical instead of luxurious.
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Obviously, short sales are attractive to buyers and investors because they sell at significant discounts. According toRealtyTrac, typical short sale results in a 21 percent discount when compared with properties not in the process of foreclosure. Short Sale properties are also attractive to buyers because they are often in good condition because the owners have…Continue
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GREATER NASHVILLE HOME SALES INCREASE AT MID-YEAR
Press Release: Greater Nashville Association of REALTORS®; 070312
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 3, 2012) – There were 2,453 homes sold in the month of June, according to figures provided by the Greater Nashville Association of REALTORS®. That figure is up 20.8 percent compared to the 2,031 closings reported for June 2011.
Second-quarter numbers are up, with 7,139 closings reported, a 24.7…Continue
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GREATER NASHVILLE HOME SALES, PENDING SALES CONTINUE TO INCREASE IN MAY… Number of closings is best in four years
Press Release: GNAR; June 7, 2012
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 7, 2012) – There were 2,500 home closings reported for the month of May, according to figures provided by the Greater Nashville Association of REALTORS®. This represents a 28.5 percent increase from the 1,945 closings reported for May 2011.
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GREATER NASHVILLE HOME SALES CONTINUE TO INCREASE
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 9, 2012), GNAR – There were 2,186 home closings reported for the month of April, according to figures provided by the Greater Nashville Association of REALTORS®. This represents an increase of 25 percent from the 1,747 closings reported for April 2011.
Year-to-date closings are also up compared to 2011 with 7,041. That is a 24.5 percent increase compared to the 5,655 closings…Continue
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Article by: National Association of REALTORS®; Daily Real Estate News, Thursday, April 26, 2012
MARCH PENDING HOME SALES RISE, MARKET RECOVERING
Pending home sales increased in March and are well above a year ago, another signal the housing market is recovering, according to the National Association of REALTORS®.
The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, rose 4.1 percent to 101.4 in March from an…Continue
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How to Buy a Home Once You Have Completed a Short Sale…Continue
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