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Posted by on Jul 29, 2011 in Blog | 0 comments

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National Real Estate Trends – Slow, Steady Growth

Posted by on Jul 22, 2011 in Blog | 0 comments

National Real Estate Trends – Slow, Steady Growth

Mickey Boyd ThinkHouses July, 2011 According to the latest data on national real estate trends for June 2011, the market is recovering, slowly but surely. The median price for a single family home, condo, or townhouse remained steady in June 2011 in comparison with the same time last year, but has risen slightly from May. The median list price is showing steady growth from August 2010. This is a positive trend showing the market beginning to stabilize. However, overall “for sale” inventories of these same types of properties declined last month and are below the trend for the same time...

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Home Buyers Face Changing Qualifying Criteria

Posted by on Jul 22, 2011 in Blog | 0 comments

Home Buyers Face Changing Qualifying Criteria

Mickey Boyd ThinkHouses July, 2011 In order to qualify for a home loan in today’s post-bubble real estate market, it would behoove a potential buyer to know the rules before shopping the rates. Several factors are taken into consideration when qualifying for a home loan in 2011 such as income, debt ratios, and of course, the almighty credit score. In addition, something new to consider these days when qualifying for a home loan is having enough money in the bank for move in. Income Not much has changed with regard to a potential buyer’s need to provide proof of steady income and...

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Homeowners in Denial About Value of Properties.

Posted by on Jul 22, 2011 in Blog | 0 comments

Homeowners in Denial About Value of Properties.

Homeowners, especially those who bought their houses after the real-estate bubble burst, are still having trouble accepting just how much the values of their properties may have fallen, says a new report from the real-estate site Zillow. Current sellers who bought their homes in 2007 or later, an analysis of the site’s home listings shows, are overpricing their properties by an average of 14 percent. Read the New York Times article by Ann Carnns. About ThinkHouses SELL: ThinkHouses provides house-sellers alternative methods to sell their house. If you need to sell a house quickly,...

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