Real Estate Business Evolves

The real estate business keeps changing. It has been said that the changes in this business in the last ten years are like the changes in the world when the printing press was invented. Of course it is the digital world that has made this possible. How we search for property has changed The internet has made searching much easier for buyers and sellers to get the information they need to be informed buyers and sellers. How we communicate with each other has changed. Rapid fire questions and answers by text and email that provide fast and easy information exchange… Read More

NAR Reports Military Foreclosure Protection Bill Passes

March 25, 2016 By Vijay Yadlapati, Charles Dawson On March 21, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 2393, the “Foreclosure Relief and Extension for Servicemembers Act of 2015,” which extends the one-year protection from foreclosure in the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) through 2017. The Senate passed S. 2393 in 2015 and the legislation is expected to be signed by the President. The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) is intended to help those men and women who have answered their nation’s call by providing certain financial protections, including foreclosure protection, to members of the military that have incurred debt… Read More

Great News for Condominium Sellers and Buyers

If you own a condo and are considering selling or if you are considering buying a condominium recent legislation has been passed by the House of Representatives that will make it a lot easier. In the past the owner occupancy ratio of condominiums in order to get FHA financing had to be at least 50 % or financing was not available. Also approvals for FHA financing was a lengthy and difficult process. Well GREAT NEWS!!!! The House of Representatives passed, “Housing Opportunities through Modernization Act” with a unanimous vote of 427-0!  This legislation sponsored by Reps. Luetkemeyer (R-MO) and Cleaver… Read More

Become an Expert on New Homes Hitting the Market

Knowledge is power and early knowledge can offer you a powerful advantage, especially in tight real estate markets. Those who find properties first gain an edge by being the first have a chance to see new properties and thus the first to make offers. More often than not, this first to market knowledge pays off. This post will review how you can leverage the property search on this website to quickly access the newest properties on the market and how to setup email alerts when new properties match your criteria. It’s important to first point out that this website offers… Read More

How to Track Your Home’s Value

Buying a home is generally the single largest purchase that we make in our lifetimes and most of us are interested in not only the value of our properties, but also the general value of like properties in our neighborhoods. Whether you have just moved into a new home or have lived there for years, tracking the market value of your property is essential for any informed homeowner. This website’s property search provides an excellent platform to track property values and market trends in your area.  In this post, you will learn strategies for tracking the value of your home… Read More

Home Purchase & Education Go Hand in Hand

For many families, schools are an essential consideration when searching for a new home. However, most property searches only offer property related criteria such as price, beds, baths, and square feet. As such, locating properties that meet the criteria for your family and your child’s education can be challenging, especially when you are less familiar with an area. For this very reason, this website provides you with the ability to incorporate school ratings directly into your property search as a primary criteria.  Additionally, you’ll have access to detailed information and statistics on local schools and neighborhoods on every listing detail… Read More