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Show them you mean business with pre-approval

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Want to see homes that are exactly what you can afford? Want the best possible terms for your mortgage? Want to show sellers that you’re serious and capable?

Not selling? Adjust the sales price seasoning

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There are three basic ingredients in the recipe for selling a home — location, condition and price.

Keep yourself safe while putting the home up for sale

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In these days of Internet scams and credit card fraud, we’re all a little more protective of our privacy.

There’s options for that down payment

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One way to get the best mortgage terms is to make a down payment of at least 20 percent.

Short sales get a government tune-up

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Federal foreclosure-prevention tactics have recently been expanded to encourage delinquent borrowers to avoid foreclosure by streamlining the short sale process.

New mortgage act takes away last minute surprises

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It used to be too common a story: You’re excited about signing the paperwork, shaking hands and grabbing the keys to your new home.

Don’t buy, sell distressed properties on your own

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According to a recent survey conducted by the National Association of Realtors, close to one third of existing home sales were either foreclosures or short sales — meaning sales in which the

For market health look at the long-term forecasts

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Markets go up, markets go down. Sometimes we see it coming, sometimes we don’t. It all depends on what both consumers and businesses are buying, and when.

Bank-owned home need TLC? Get a 203

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You find a neat fixer-upper, then learn that banks won’t lend until the repairs are done, but the repairs can’t be completed until the house is purchased.

Going it alone isn’t always profitable for home sellers

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Sure, it’s a legitimate question: Can you sell your home without the representation of a professional Realtor?

Show off your home and earn a sale

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If you’ve followed advice given here about sprucing up your home’s exterior — well done.

Don’t buy any old REO or short sale

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There are two apparently attractive options for buyers scoping out a deal.

What to know about escrow

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When you buy a home, or just make an offer, you will encounter the term escrow account.

Price your home aggressively for a successful sale

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The painful truth: Sellers who do not price their property competitively are the most likely targets of lowball offers.

Attract buyers with a sparkling yard

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Have you done your spring cleaning yet? If you’re selling your home, it’s essential to take care of the details — both inside and out.