Archive for January, 2009

Ways To De-Clutter And Downsize Your Home

Friday, January 30th, 2009 Posted in Downsizing, First-time home-buyer, Home Care, Real Estate Tips and Advice | Comments Off on Ways To De-Clutter And Downsize Your Home

Get The Job Done in Only A Few Short Steps....  For many people it seems too overwhelming a task to go through their belongings and furniture with the goal of getting rid ... Read more..

If You Are Facing Foreclosure: Beware of Scam Artists!

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009 Posted in Foreclosure, Real Estate Tips and Advice | Comments Off on If You Are Facing Foreclosure: Beware of Scam Artists!

For anyone facing a foreclosure life can become extremely stressful, as there are so many new issues that you will be faced with. There is a time of change and uncertainty in ... Read more..

Ask the HOA Expert

Sunday, January 25th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Ask the HOA Expert

Question: We have a number of vacant homes in our homeowner association. Does the HOA have a responsibility to secure and protect them? Answer: This is more of an issue in ... Read more..

Commercial Real Estate Market to Hit Bottom Next Year, Urban Land Institute

Saturday, January 24th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

No matter the market, capitalizing on industry knowledge has always been a major ingredient to overall business success. For builders looking to better understand the real estate market, they should ... Read more..

‘Jumbo’ Loans Getting Smaller

Friday, January 23rd, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on ‘Jumbo’ Loans Getting Smaller

Those jumbo loans that came with lower interest rates and smaller down payments may disappear any day now. The Federal Housing Administration, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac earlier this year announced ... Read more..

Real Estate Outlook: What’s in Store for 2009?

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Real Estate Outlook: What’s in Store for 2009?

What will the new year bring for housing and real estate? It's easy to look at all the negative economic news in the headlines and say - there's no sign ... Read more..

Don’t Miss Tax Deductions On Your Real Estate Investment

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Don’t Miss Tax Deductions On Your Real Estate Investment

  There are an estimated 11 million real estate investors in the U.S., according to IRS data. However, not all of them chose to be a real estate investor. Some ... Read more..

No Place Like Home For Savings

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on No Place Like Home For Savings

There's no place like home to save on the cost of living. Home is, after all, also where many cost of living expenses have risen, according to the Center for Housing ... Read more..

No Place Like Home For Savings…

Monday, January 19th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on No Place Like Home For Savings…

  There's no place like home to save on the cost of living. Home is, after all, also where many cost of living expenses have risen, according to the Center for ... Read more..

Why Are Property Taxes Still Rising?

Sunday, January 18th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why Are Property Taxes Still Rising?

  Property taxes continue to rise across the country, despite steep declines in home values. Property tax collections across the United States rose 3.1 percent this year, according to the U.S. Bureau ... Read more..