Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Who Do I Call When I Need An Inspection For A Brooklyn Home?

Home inspecting in Brooklyn requires a passion for excellence, and a genuine interest in people and homes. Creating an opportunity to serve, it is a very personal service. Inspectors have reported a great

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Monday, June 23, 2008

What is PMI?

You have probably seen the initials PMI when you have applied for a home loan. If you are paying PMI, also known as Private Mortgage Insurance, it is probably because you put less than 20% down on your home

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Sunday, June 22, 2008

What Is An Opinion Of Value?

The whole job of a real estate appraiser is to develop an opinion of value based on the scope of work determined by the appraiser and based on information researched by the appraiser and given to the appraiser

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Saturday, June 21, 2008

What, Exactly, Does Location, Location, Location Mean?

Aaah, Location, Location, Location! Ask any real estate agent what this means and you will get as many answers as there are types of houses. You'll also get answers framed according to the houses they are

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Friday, June 20, 2008

Waterfront in Arizona

When thinking about properties in Arizona, most people probably think desert, golf, or maybe retirement communities, but what about the waterfront? That's right, waterfront. Arizona actually has a lot of

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Thursday, June 19, 2008

Various Needs For Real Estate Clauses

When you go with the home study real estate course and in case you find it interesting it is certainly that you would find a good deal there. However, it may not be impressive for the broker you deal with

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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Understanding Cape Cod Architecture

Americans have always loved a good Cape Cod home. In 1938 when Life magazine asked families to choose their ideal place to live, the Cape Cod design was among those few selected, even when compared to an

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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Toronto Real Estate Market Still Healthy

Late in 2007 the city of Toronto announced that it would introduce its own land transfer tax in 2008 for buyers who purchased property within city limits. This is in addition to the provincial land transfer

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Monday, June 16, 2008

Thousands In New Zealand Cheated By Local Real Estate Firm

Recently in New Zealand thousands of real estate investors took heavy losses from unscrupulous marketing of an intermediary firm Blue Chip. The NZ Herald mentioned that many of these people have lost the

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Sunday, June 15, 2008

The Story Behind Saltbox Architecture

Saltbox homes can convey years of American colonial history in a single glance. With distinctive high pitched asymmetrical roofs, and flat, unadorned exteriors, these homes show how people lived in the nation's

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Saturday, June 14, 2008

The \"REAL\" Real Estate Roller Coaster

Buying a home is a process fraught with emotional ups and downs. For most people, it'll will be the most expensive and involved purchase they ever make. On top of the indisputable importance of this purchase,

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Friday, June 13, 2008

The Pursuit Of The Real Estate Truth

Where and how people get information.

With changes in the market brings loads of information from friends, family, neighbors, and the media. How do you know what is truth and who to listen to?

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Thursday, June 12, 2008

The Party Wall Agreement Isn\'t All Fun and Games

Before jumping into the purchase of a duplex, there are some legal issues that you'll want to consider. Many are unaware that duplex living is akin to living in a condo, and there are certain agreements that

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Wednesday, June 11, 2008

The Largely Ignored Aspect Of The Real Estate Meltdown

When you read and watch the news about the mortgage/real estate meltdown you hear about the mortgage lenders and real estate agents that have fallen on hard times but problems in the title insurance industry

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Tuesday, June 10, 2008

The Ins and Outs of a \"Contract for Deed\" Land Contract

A contract for deed, also known as a land contract, is basically a financing agreement between the buyer and the seller of a home. Essentially, by signing a deed contract, the seller agrees to give the deed

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Monday, June 09, 2008

The Guide to Subdivide

People find many creative ways to leverage a profit on real estate. One possible way to turn a profit on a purchased property is to subdivide. Subdividing your property can allow you to keep your home, by

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Sunday, June 08, 2008

The Biggest Mistake I Made When Starting Off In My Real Estate Business

When I was new to the real estate business I of course made mistakes. Everyone does. Although I often make little mistakes, nothing compares to this major one I was making over and over again.

The biggest

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Saturday, June 07, 2008

The Best Real Estate Game Ever Made - MONOPOLY!

Why not instead of losing real money loss Monopoly money? It's great practice for people who want to take Real Estate Investing serious. So instead of buying a so called Real Estate Gurus Investor Game...Save

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Friday, June 06, 2008

Ten Steps To Become A Real Estate Appraiser in California

Becoming a real estate appraiser is not as easy as it may seem. In the State of California, the governing body which licenses appraisers is called the Office of Real Estate Appraisers or OREA for short.

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Thursday, June 05, 2008

Tax Lien Investing - Keeping Your Exit Strategy In Mind

When investing in Tax Liens you need to first STOP and think about what you want to accomplish. Too many people just run to a Tax Lien Sale intrigued by the prospect of a very high interest rate (which they

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Wednesday, June 04, 2008

Take Credit for Heritage Restorations

For a long time heritage properties suffered from a bum rap. Investors were reluctant to purchase a piece of the past because of the cost of dragging it into the present. Fortunately, in the last few decades,

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Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Siesta Key Real Estate Options - More Than Just Sun, Sand And Beaches

In the city of Sarasota, Florida, there are a number of barrier islands called Keys, that have rose to fame in the past decades as lovely places to have a vacation, and purchase elegant and wonderful residential

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Monday, June 02, 2008

Sheriff Sale Tips - What Am I Bidding On?

Just like most investors you are looking for the best real estate deal that you can find. In order to do this you have to look at all real estate marketplaces. I have found that in my experience the real

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Sunday, June 01, 2008

Seniors Real Estate Comes In Many Flavors!

Seniors real estate listings, through duly licensed real estate agents are the best way to go if you are selling or buying property! After making this statement, let's paint a real life picture and see why

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