Our client saved over $9,000 be listing their home with ByOwnerOregon.com.
Our preferred lending partner, Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc., is offering a special closing gift. If you use them for your home mortgage they will pick up the cost of your move into your new home.
Home prices continued their recovery, rising 8.1% in January from year-earlier levels, according to a reading released Tuesday.
Mortgage rates have fallen to a new record low, according to Freddie Mac, and the stagnant economy is to blame.
I had a very pleasant experience using ByOwnerOregon.com. The website was very efficient and provided clear directions to help finalize our the sale of our home.
We have just introduced three new discount limited full service real estate listing options. Now you have a choice when you want to save money and still get the support of a professional real estate broker.
Your Commercial listings can be searched on commercial.realtor.com. You can also find Commercial listings by going to REALTOR.com, then under the "Tools & Trends" menu, select "Commercial Real Estate."
Maybe you’ve seen some ads on the web. Perhaps you heard about it on the local news. I don’t know about you but I’ve been hearing about Groupon everywhere! So what is this Groupon all about?!?
Let's just lay it on the line. This isn't your fathers real estate market. Mortgage bankers and brokers are dealing with new stringent rules and regulations. Real estate brokers and agents have less business to go around. And inspectors and appraisers are doing their jobs on pins and needles. But the folks under the most pressure in the market are sellers of homes. Falling values, lots of competition, and picky buyers, make for an uphill battle. What is a seller to do? Throw their hands in the air and give up?
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In November, 2009, the federal government extended and expanded the popular First-Time Homebuyer's Credit. It lets you trim your tax bill by up to $8,000. Sign a contract to buy a home before April 30, 2010 and then close on it by June 30, 2010 and you can claim the credit on your 2009 or your 2010 tax return.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said today that the Federal Reserve will start pulling back stimulus funds by removing cash from the U.S. financial system, and then raising interest rates. What do you think this will do to the housing market if mortgage rates increase?
Home sales is all about affordability, the lower the cost (price of property + interest paid) of ownership, the more sales there will be.
For the twelfth straight month existing home sales in Jackson County rose by double digits when compared to the same period last year. A decline in new listings caused the percentage of distressed sales to increase as well.
Suzie Orman talks about tax relief you are entitled to when you sale through a short sale. In the video it is discusses that you do not owe income tax of the loan forgiven...
Closing Cost Assistance and Appliance Incentive for Fannie Mae Homes Fannie Mae is offering a 3.5% incentive* for buyers who purchase and close on a Fannie Mae-owned home between January 28 and April 30, 2010.
When you owe more on your home than it's worth you may want to do a short sale. In a short sale the bank forgives some of what you owe them. It's more cost-effective for a bank to do a short sale than foreclose on a home.
Transcript of video: Even with today’s housing slump, real estate agents will pull in about $60 billion this year. And the reason is, as any homeowner knows, they charge a six percent commission on the price of every house they sell. So, for instance, a home that goes for a half a million dollars will net agents $30,000 right off the top.
The provision that puts up to $8,000 in buyers' pockets won't be renewed a third time, industry leaders and lawmakers say.
There are a lot of great deals on the market, but buyers beware: Purchasing a foreclosure is rife with pitfalls.
Real people right here in Oregon telling their personal stories of how they saved lots of money AND received excellent service.
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Exposure is the key factor in selling your home. If you don't get enough your home will sit on the market for an extended period time; and the longer it sits the lower the price. Our Flat Fee MLS Listing Service goes way beyond what most other companies offer! As soon as you choose to list your home with us, we start working for you.
It's a great time to buy or sell a home... Interest rates are at, or near, an all time low, the government extended the tax credit of up to $8,000
The number of consumer loans that are going bad is leveling off, reports Bank of America, Wells Fargo and other large banks, signaling that the worst could be over.
Long-term mortgage rates fell for the third straight week, pushing the average rate on 30-year fixed home loans below 5 percent again, according to Freddie Mac.
For people who want to own a home, the premium to buy—the spread between what they’d spend to rent and what they’d pay for a mortgage—is much lower than the 15-year average in many cities.