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Buyers-Consider FHA 203K loans

Why should buyers consider FHA 203K loans? Because of this market.  The competition is fierce with low inventory. Many homes left are in need of a repair…..This is where a 203K loan can leverage a buyer to get into a location or school system previously unaffordable. 203K FHA loans are rehab loans. There are two separate […]

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Dump the car and start rockin’ and jawin’ on the front porch.

No garages/carports?  Yes to a front porch? Two thirds of houses being built now are without garages/carports and with front porches (a decrease in back decks has occurred).  The current group of buyers  are interested in knowing their neighbors and not hiding the the backyard! (US Census Bureau 2011 on new single family homes). Along […]

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