Jiwan Ripley's (jiwanripley) Blog

Real Estate Broker/Owner - Realty Plus
Not all, but most buyers should be taking advantage of the housing situation – not sitting on the sidelines and waiting for prices to fall even more. Doing nothing is not necessarily a wise decision. If you’ve got good credit, and plan to hold your new home for a few years, go for it. If your dr...
It’s a buyers market, in recent months we have lowered the inventory but, we are still looking at more sellers then buyers.  Many sellers are struggling to make their property stand out from the crowd.  As a seller, what can you control in this market?  The price, yes, but all sellers would like...
Increase in Pending Home Sales According to the latest statistics released by the National Association of Realtors, pending home sales increased in December 2008. More buyers and investors are buying because of the affordable prices and low interest rates. The biggest gains were in the South and...
Loan Modifications, what are they? Many are behind on their payments, and can’t refinance because their mortgage balance is more than their home is worth. Or, their existing mortgage is due to adjust, which will cripple them financially if some action isn’t taken. But there’s help. Loan modificat...
  Thinking of selling your home in today’s market?  Here are some tips to get your home sold:   1.   List it with a Realtor.    2.  Price it right.   3.  Make it showable.   4.  First impressions do count. Curb appeal is important.   5.  Offer incentives.   LIST WITH REALTOR   Today it is especia...

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