Buying a Home? Don’t Forget the Inspection!

You’ve finally found the home that is just right and made an offer and it was accepted. Now you just wait for escrow to close, right?  Wrong. Now is the time to have the home inspected to make sure you are aware of any possible issues in the home before it’s too late and the…Read More »

How Buying a Home is Like Finding the Perfect Shoe

The adage “one shoe fits all” does not work when buying home.  It doesn’t work when shoe shopping, either, for that matter!  Homes, like shoes, are very personal, and often emotionally-based purchases. Try as they might to create a home that will meet every need and every taste, home builders are aware that it just…Read More »

Short Sales Timelines Reduced for Home Buying and Selling

Home buyers interested in short sale homes and the sellers of such homes had some good news this week. Freddie Mac established new timelines to aid in expediting decisions for borrowers. Under the new guidelines, once a completed application has been submitted, a decision must be reached within 60 days. Applications can come in the…Read More »

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