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Monthly Archives: November, 2010

Short sales can require discipline

Short sales and foreclosures currently account for about 20% of the Raleigh real estate market. You need to work with an experienced real estate agent when you are buying or selling a home that is a short sale. As part of the transaction, banks can lay out rules you need to follow as a buyer to complete the sale. You can jeopardize the sale if you stray from termsRead more about Short sales can require discipline

Managing your credit make buying a home easier

I’ve heard that only 1 in 7 home buyers is able to qualify for a mortgage. I don’t know if that’s just around Raleigh or what, but that’s a pretty serious number. If you have issues on your report, don’t duck and run. Problems aren’t that hard to solve, the hard part is sticking with it and following through because it can be paralyzing. Some financial advisers and consumerRead more about Managing your credit make buying a home easier

Raleigh Q3 Real Estate Report: Home Prices

You have probably figured out by now that I like to analyze real estate market trends in Raleigh. In keeping with this, if you are considering a selling your home then you might be interested to know more about pricing your home for sale. According to the 3rd quarter Triangle Area Residential Realty Report from SMA Publications, our real estate market is not showing signs of recovery as sales inRead more about Raleigh Q3 Real Estate Report: Home Prices