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Archive for September 19, 2011

Windows of Opportunity Beginning to Close for Sellers

lisasheppard | September 19, 2011
We have suggested that sellers who need to sell within the next 18 months had a ˜window of opportunity™ to sell at higher prices. They needed to put their houses up for sale immediately before a flood of distressed properties were introduced...

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Disasters and Real Estate

lisasheppard | September 8, 2011
In the wake of last week™s hurricane Irene, I wanted to chat a bit about some of the occasional disasters (natural and otherwise) that can befall a real estate transaction. After the hurricane, many transactions were put on hold, awaiting ins...

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5 Great Reasons to Sell Your House Today

lisasheppard | September 6, 2011
We are often asked œIs the time to sell my home? The answer to that question is based on what your families™ goals are. If you don™t need or want to move for a few years it might make sense to wait for the housing industry to recover and...

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Money to Purchase AND Renovate Your Home

lisasheppard | September 1, 2011
Whether you™re looking at a foreclosed home, bank REO, a Short Sale or  really any home, you need to be aware of the FHA 203K Program. The general condition of real estate has taken a dip over the past few years, as homeowners are not spruci...

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