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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are toughening their credit score and down-payment rules for  as of April 1st, 2009.  Lenders are already taking these fee increases into account, passing the cost on to the borrower, and those buyers looking to purchase a condominium will be impacted most significantl...
03/17/2009
MSNBC reported that the combination of severe winter weather and a stormy economy could make one of the season’s common killers, carbon monoxide poisoning, even worse this year, public health and safety officials say. Coast-to-coast snowstorms and power outages, paired with spiking rates of util...
02/26/2009
After the federal Stimulus Bill passed on February 17, 2009, there are a number of components aimed at revitalizing the real estate market. There is a new tax credit available to any homebuyer who has not owned a principal residence in the past 3 years. The qualifications ...
02/26/2009
The National Association of REALTORS is actively lobbying the U.S. House of Representatives for specific changes to the H.R. 1 Bill, The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. In 2008 Congress introduced a $7,500  refundable tax credit in t...
02/26/2009
Throughout the course of my day in real estate I get the opportunity to meet interesting local business owners and learn about their products and services. I had the opportunity to meet Chrisy O’Connor, owner of Personal NEWtrition, a local Blue Ash business staffed entire...
02/26/2009
Over the course of the last month the activity in the real estate market has followed its typical and of the year cycle. The numbers reported show a decrease in the number of showing during the holiday weeks, followed by an increase in the middle of January. The numbers are actually encouraging ...
02/26/2009
The State of Ohio has the 8th best public education system in the US, tied with Maine, according to US News and World Report. The rankings are based upon the percentage of Gold, Silver, and Bronze rated schools. Locally Walnut Hills High School was ranked the 36th best public school, Wyoming High...
02/26/2009
A lot of buyers are taking low mortgage rates for granted, forgetting the historical perspective of where rates came30-mortgage-rate-charts from in the early 1980’s. At that time in US history the country had significant inflation and interest rates went up to nearly 17%. In 1981 the monthly pay...
02/26/2009
Style, Staged, and Sold has a short list of fads that are on their way out in 2009. These fads are of course broad generalizations in the US, and depending on where you live you may see these fads stay around longer. 1. Fireplaces: The fireplace skyrocketed in importance in homes in 1991 with 62 ...
02/26/2009
The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that two Cincinnati foreclosure assistance companies are being sued by the Ohio Attorney General for violating state Consumer Sales Practices Act, Credit Services Organization Act, and Debt Adjusters Act. Foreclosure Assistance USA of Kenwood and American Foreclosu...
02/26/2009
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