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Are low-ball offers a thing of the past?

                  Realtor Magazine has reported that, last year, 10 percent of REALTORS® complained about receiving low-ball offers on listed homes — offers usually submitted by the buyer for 25 percent or more below the list price, according to a National Association of REALTORS® survey of its members. […]

Tips for a smooth and painless closing

                    Now that you have found your dream home, gotten approved for a mortgage loan, and made an offer to purchase that was accepted, it is time for the closing.  MSN Real Estate has shared with us these six valuable tips for a painless closing: 1. […]

Bank of America faces bad home equity loans and mortgages

              According to the Niche Report, Bank of America Corp., whose home-equity mortgage portfolio exceeds its stock market value, probably will say about $2 billion of junior loans are bad assets tomorrow even as some borrowers are still paying on time. That’s what Barclays Capital estimates the bank will report […]

4 Insider Secrets for Avoiding Surprises at the Closing Table

  The worst case scenario that looms large in the minds of buyers, refinancers and sellers alike is that they’ll get to the close of escrow and some big glitch will arise, coming between you and your home – or your cash.  Trulia’s Tara-Nicholle Nelsen has shared with us some ways to help prevent this […]