Monthly Archives: June 2011

Home prices increase for first time in eight month

According to the latest S&P/Case-Schiller Home Price Indices the 10-city composite rose 0.8 percent and the 20-city composite rose 0.7 percent April, 2011 over March, 2011. While the indices for March, 2011 were the lowest reported since the start of the recession, … Continue reading

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So, you want to sell a San Diego home? (The third in a series of thoughts for home sellers)

Now, just a few words about showing your home to potential buyers. As I mentioned previously most buyers are going to see your home on the internet but ultimately a truly interested buyer is going to want to see your … Continue reading

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Open House

Fabulous view home with a great kitchen and lots of family space. Come take a look. Open House: 888 Via La Venta San Marcos CA 06/26/2011 1:00PM-4:00PM Seller will entertain offers between $399,900 and $439,000. This is NOT a short … Continue reading

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Debts that unsettle the score

http://wapo.st/kan3KF Are medical-bill collection accounts buried away inside millions of consumers’ credit files — even bills that were fully paid or settled years ago — functioning as a drag on the housing market?

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So, you want to sell a San Diego home? (The second in a series of thoughts for home sellers)

I mentioned in my last post that you would want to stage your home. Staging has different definitions for different people. For me, staging is the act of depersonalizing your home so that buyers can picture themselves living there. You … Continue reading

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Bank of America to Accept FHA Mortgages with Credit Scores Under 600

This could be a great opportunity for those of you with less than perfect credit scores but want to take advantage of the lower home prices and very low interest rates. I have access to BofA loan officers who can help … Continue reading

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Fannie Mae expands incentives for HomePath® properties

Fannie Mae is expanding its incentives to encourage sales of HomePath REO properties to owner occupants.  Through October 31, qualified home buyers can receive up to 3.5 percent of the final sales price to put toward closing costs. Sales agents representing … Continue reading

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