After a couple months of prep time we sold our home in 8 days. These are practical steps that can help you save money staging your home and property.
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McMachen earned his fortune by selling yachts. Not surprisingly, the yacht industry hasn't fared very well since the economy took a nosedive. Instead of accepting the situation, McMachen had found a new way to make money. Clearly, a higher volume was going to be needed to make the venture as profitable as possible. When he saw an advertisement for a bank-owned property auction by Macomb County, he couldn't resist. The auction was to include 650 tax-foreclosed properties. McMachen was in, but he just had one question: Could he just buy all of them?
Read more at http://www.saveonmoney.org/2013/04/foreclosure-man.html
There are two main benefits of choosing a mortgage broker over a bank: first, because of the range of mortgages they offer and the increased number of lenders they do business with, they can usually find a solution for borrowers with substandard credit or who otherwise find it difficult to borrow.
The current real estate market is perfect for anyone looking to purchase a new home. From seasoned investors to first time home buyers, the low home prices and appealing interest rates have been enticing for just about everyone with an interest in buying real estate. Although home prices are rising and the real estate market is quickly recovering, there are some great foreclosures and short sales on the market that can often be purchased well below market value – making them perfect for those seeking discounted properties.
The market trend in the Chicago housing arena does show, however, that certain neighborhoods are doing better in sales than others. The ones that were doing better this year include North Side, Lincoln Park, the Loop, Wicker Park, De Paul and Bucktown.
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I just attended the California Association of Realtors update and forecast for 2013. After over a 5% gain in prices in Sonoma County in 2012 we conservatively expect another 1.6% in 2013. Here is what the Fiscal Cliff legislation did with real estate:
Though November is not typically a busy time for real estate activity, agreements to purchase residents was rather highre