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Help for Homeowners

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Two New Programs Help Homeowners Afford Their Mortgages In West Chester, OH Many Cincinnati first time homeowners and others in Cincinnati home mortgage loans are finding it harder and harder to accept their monthly payments when they know their homes or condos value have shrunk considerable over the years. You would like to be like [...]

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7 Reasons Why Now’s a Good Time to Buy a Home

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(MoneyWatch) The bad news for the housing market sometimes seems like it will never end. In the latest round of housing data, home prices continued to drop as did the number of home sales. Foreclosures remain a major weight dragging down everything, and then there’s the massive shadow inventory of distressed homes that will create [...]

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15 Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Hit All Time Low

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Mortgage rate research website, ForTheBestRate.com, reports that mortgage rates advertised on the site are at or below the lowest point in its history. On Friday, December 16th 15 year fixed mortgage rates were displayed on the rate tables as low as 3.000% (APR: 3.061%, Points: 0, Fees: $852, Lender: Everbank.) Pricing for 30 year fixed [...]

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Marketing Your Home

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Marketing your home has to be done correctly and has never been more important. You must have the proper exposure and timeline in place for effective results. Realtors know the importance of timing. Not all Realtors and real estate companies are the same. Make sure you’re getting every possible option and have an edge on [...]

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Negotiating is An Art

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Only the artful negotiator can take two sides with opposing interests and bring them to consensus. No formula can be applied to the process; no scientific equation can bring it about. And the back-and-forth communication that is negotiating is a huge part of the selling process. A favorable negotiation involves you the seller, your listing [...]

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Tips for buying a house

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The top 10 things you need to know when buying a home. 1. Don’t buy if you can’t stay put. If you can’t commit to remaining in one place for at least a few years, then owning is probably not for you, at least not yet. With the transaction costs of buying and selling a [...]

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Shortsales 101

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How can I get out from under the debts on my home? If the market value of your home is less than what you owe on your current mortgage, you may qualify for a legal, lender approved solution known as a Short Sale. A Short Sale can be accomplished by negotiating with your bank or [...]

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