Archive for July, 2012

Year over year home pprices up for first time since 2007

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Okay we’ve warned you in the past about translating national numbers to your local market and this time is no different.  But it’s also important to keep an eye nationally.  And now for the first time since 20007 we’ve seen an increase in year-over-year prices in existing homes.  Diana Olick and CNBC have a great […]

How to refinance your home using HARP 2.0

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

      So you purchased your home a few years back. You got a good interest rate for the time, maybe about 6%.  But now you see those 4% (and even less!) rates and you’re salivating.  You want to refinance but you know your house is worth less than you owe, so there’s no way, right?  […]

How to buy a home that needs work or rehabbing

Sunday, July 8th, 2012

  When you’re searching for a home these days you’ll find some that meet your needs but they need work or have been vandalized.  If you’re getting an FHA loan then you may not be able to purchase these homes.  However, there is an excellent program that you can use for these homes.  It’s called […]