Archive for March, 2011

First Time Homebuyer Series – Part 6: Making and Negotiating an Offer

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

In our First Time Home Buyer Series, we made our budget, got prequalified, looked for a house, checked out some foreclosures and short sales, and now I’m hoping you found the right house! All you have to do now is buy it!   It would be nice if there was a magic formula for how […]

First Time Homebuyer Series – Part 5B: Short Sales

Friday, March 11th, 2011

In Part 5A of our First Time Home Buyer Series, we talked about bank owned properties, which are commonly called Foreclosures. In this installment, we will look at another type of “distressed property” – Short Sales. A short sale is when the seller is trying to sell the property for less than his mortgage balance. […]