There are Five Factors that contribute to your Credit Score. They are: Payment History, Amounts Owed, Length of Credit History, New Credit and Types of Credit Used. After a short sale many people suffer from low scores and need to come up with a plan to earn a better rating. Here, we go through each of the five factors that make up a FICO score and share expert tips for fixing challenged ...
Blog by Gary Giffin
"Loan Mods" good bad or useless .
So what is up with Loan Mods?? Are they good, are they bad, or are the just a waste of time? This program was instituted in 2009 under the auspices of the Making Home Affordable Program. The idea being to incentivize the banks to work with distressed home owners to avoid massive foreclosures. So is it working? Well in short the answer is NO not based on sta ...
$8,000 Tax Credit Extended for VA ONLY!
$8,000 Federal Tax Credit is it Gone?
Not if you are a Veteran!!!
Members of the Armed Forces* have until April of 2011
To buy a principal residence and still qualify for a tax credit.
There are 3,227 homes sold in March, up from 3,020 for March 2009, while the m ...
We have learned a lot of the latest green building strategies from clients and home builders I deal with as a Member of the Top 5 in Real Estate Network®. I thought I’d share some innovative green building ideas from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB, www.nahb.org) in case there’s a remodel or new-home build in your future:
You know that adopti ...
4 Things First-Time Home Buyers Need to Know about Home Inspections
RISMEDIA, April 21, 2010— A professional home inspection can not only provide a great education about the home’s systems, but also be a crucial tool in negotiating the most equitable price on the home, according to HouseMaster, one of the first and largest home inspection franchisors in North America.
“Our experience and ...