Monthly Archives: June 2014

What Are The Closing Costs Of Real Estate?

You’ve found the perfect real estate and the mortgage loan with the best interest rate you can find. What’s next in the home buying experience? Signing the contracts and paying the closing costs. But what exactly are closing costs? Here … Continue reading

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How To Save Money Moving Into Your New Condo

Moving to a new condo can be very stressful, and unexpected moving costs can make it worse. It’s hard to budget for the unknown. But, with a little planning, you can have the extra cash on hand for those surprise … Continue reading

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Tips For Filling Flower Beds At Your Home

Flower beds can be a very attractive addition to any home – if you have the time to set up and maintain them. Flower beds don’t necessarily require a profusion of costly flowers that need to be fertilized, mulched, covered … Continue reading

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Dos And Donts Of Buying Distressed Real Estate

Distressed real estate is real estate in need of serious repairs. These properties are often called “handyman specials.” If you have the skill or the money to complete the repairs, you can often find great deals. Here are some dos … Continue reading

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – June 23, 2014

Last week’s scheduled economic news included the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index, Housing Starts and Building Permits. The Fed’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) issued its usual statement at the conclusion of its meeting, and Fed … Continue reading

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What To Do When Your Real Estate Loan Is Declined

  There are many reasons why a mortgage loan for your real estate could be declined. It doesn’t have to be the end of your real estate dreams. Here are a few things to consider if you’ve been turned down … Continue reading

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Discover Why Your Homes Aren’t Selling

  Just when you think you’ve done everything you need to do to get your home ready for the market, months pass and your home doesn’t sell. Consider a few factors that can effect your goal of selling your home. … Continue reading

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – June 16, 2014

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week June 16 2014Last week’s economic news was quiet in the housing sector, but retail sales and employment-related reports provided indications of less consumer spending and reduced consumer confidence. On Monday, James Bullard, St. … Continue reading

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How To Attract High-End Buyers For Your Home For Sale

  There’s at least one good thing about the drop in the dollar and it’s boosting the real estate market. Many high-end Europeans are now looking toward the U.S. for a vacation home or permanent resident, and that could mean … Continue reading

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4 Tips To Lower Homeowners Insurance For Your Home

      With the prices for everything skyrocketing these days, every penny counts. This includes your homeowner’s insurance costs. If you’re thinking of buying a Blaine home or in the surrounding area and need homeowner’s insurance, here are a … Continue reading

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