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By LINDA SABO, Use my years of EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE
(Re/Max Preferred Associates, Toledo, OH)
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This is a one minute video by Jack Canfield that I hope you enjoy.  It definitely has food for thought and somethings I think that everyone should think of.  I think I will put this one in my Favorites and play it before I complete the last task of the day to remind me of his message. http://bit....

By Connie Johns, Toledo, Ohio Area Real Estate
(Transaction Realty)
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The Neighborhood Stabilization Program also known as NSP or  Dream To Own  is a program that assists qualifying homebuyers with a grant of up to 20%, of the property purchase price , for down payment and closing costs.  This is a federally funded program that is designed to renovate properties th...

By Dee Nofziger, Maumee Real Estate, Toledo Homes, Key Realty
(|Key Realty | Maumee Toledo Real Estate Blog)
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Spring has sprung the Real Estate Market early this year! At least it has in Northwest Ohio. Actually, I was on a conference call over the weekend with agents from across the country and with the exception of Pennsylvania, ALL of them said their phones are ringing off the hook right now. I'm sure...

By Dee Nofziger, Maumee Real Estate, Toledo Homes, Key Realty
(|Key Realty | Maumee Toledo Real Estate Blog)
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Danberry Realtors Fundraiser for Toledo Children's Hospital. Come on out and join the fun at John's Corner Bar in Toledo, OH. Located on Tedrow off South Byrne Rd. Thursday, February 17th 4-8pm DRINKS! FOOD! RAFFLES! Guest Bartenders!    

By Dee Nofziger, Maumee Real Estate, Toledo Homes, Key Realty
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Have you heard that Wells Fargo is now offering FHA financing down to a 500 credit score? My in-house lender, Emily Yerkes (First Mortgage Consultants), confirms it is true. For the right buyer, the 600 credit score has now been lifted (with some additional stipulations.) Down payment - for credi...

By Dee Nofziger, Maumee Real Estate, Toledo Homes, Key Realty
(|Key Realty | Maumee Toledo Real Estate Blog)
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Electric Comnpany Tree Trimmers Need to Take An Art Class. I've been wanting to write this post for a long time. Suddenly, with all the bad weather, I felt now was the prudent time. Let me show you a few photos and then you can see for yourself what has me up in arms ...   Okay, so maybe not ever...

By Jay Lloyd, Allpro Home Inspection
(Cape Coral Florida)
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Over the weekend one of my closest friends died. He went into the hospital for a routine procedure which ended up not to be so routine. We spoke last week just before he went into the hospital; mostly about our plans for the year, usual stuff. Now, he's gone. His name is Wil Clay and he lead an e...

By LINDA SABO, Use my years of EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE
(Re/Max Preferred Associates, Toledo, OH)
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As a real estate agent we have very little contact with an appraiser.  After the purchase contract has been agreed on, the lender order the appraiser to appraise the property.  Right? The Appraisal Institute recently released some tips for buyers and sellers so that their home can sell in a timel...

By LINDA SABO, Use my years of EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE
(Re/Max Preferred Associates, Toledo, OH)
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Interest rates are low.  You have a 30-year mortgage at a higher interest rate, You are thinking of refinancing to a 15-year mortgage because of the low interest rates.  Why might this not be a good idea? --You have locked yourself into a higher payment.  Depending on where you live, the job mark...

By LINDA SABO, Use my years of EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE
(Re/Max Preferred Associates, Toledo, OH)
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As a homeowner who is thinking of refinancing with a lower interest rate, it is very similar to getting a new mortgage.  Your new mortgage will be used to pay off your existing mortgage--which is like buying your home all over again.  You will have closing costs such as broker fees, appraisal fee...

By LINDA SABO, Use my years of EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE
(Re/Max Preferred Associates, Toledo, OH)
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Of course, there are the student test scores, population data, education quality scores and the median list prices of homes.  In addition to the school performance rating, clients look for greater accessibility to community facilities such as parks, pools, tennis courts, running/biking trails, re...

By LINDA SABO, Use my years of EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE
(Re/Max Preferred Associates, Toledo, OH)
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This is the time of year that many homeowners think of projects for their home.  Some of the projects will enhance the appearance of their home and some will do much more about saving on your energy bills.  In today's economy reducing your energy bills should be high on your list of "to do's". He...

By Dee Nofziger, Maumee Real Estate, Toledo Homes, Key Realty
(|Key Realty | Maumee Toledo Real Estate Blog)
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Houses are Living Breathing Creatures and They Don't Like It When They're Ignored  I know this sounds a little psycho, but think about it for a minute. How many times have we, as real estate professionals, entered a vacant home and felt despair wafting through the air? Even with a dried up Renuzi...

By Dee Nofziger, Maumee Real Estate, Toledo Homes, Key Realty
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OH – Loan Modifications are tough. Lenders don’t want to reduce your payment or reduce the amount you owe. It’s insane. Don’t even get me started on the topic of the nation’s courts being tilted in the favor of the big banks! Most loan modifications end in failure because the banks are so hard t...

By Dee Nofziger, Maumee Real Estate, Toledo Homes, Key Realty
(|Key Realty | Maumee Toledo Real Estate Blog)
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OH – GMAC, was the financing arm of General Motors. It was taken over by Uncle Sam and has been mostly privatized as Ally Financial. However, many people still have loans from the original GMAC. Some of these homeowners want to short sale, but are curious about how it works. Discover how other se...

By Dee Nofziger, Maumee Real Estate, Toledo Homes, Key Realty
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Subject: Weekly Note from your Toledo Ohio Realtor Dee Nofziger Weekly Thought: I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my goal. What do YOU want to Accomplish in 2011? Yes, anything is possible!! Have heard of the actor Jim Carrey?  Before he was rich ...

By Connie Johns, Toledo, Ohio Area Real Estate
(Transaction Realty)
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Attention all you beer afficiandos!  I am pleased to announce that Great Black Swamp Brewing Co, LLC, located on Monroe Street, in Toledo, Ohio is officially open for business. The brewery will be offering several styles of beer in kegs for wholesale distribution.  The styles will include Bullfro...

By Dee Nofziger, Maumee Real Estate, Toledo Homes, Key Realty
(|Key Realty | Maumee Toledo Real Estate Blog)
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Reasons to List or Re-List your Home during The Holidays. The past few days I've taken a look at reasons why The Holidays are still a good time to list a home for sale. One by one my posts outlined those reasons. Now to put them all together in one place for you. Hope this sparked some conversati...

By Dee Nofziger, Maumee Real Estate, Toledo Homes, Key Realty
(|Key Realty | Maumee Toledo Real Estate Blog)
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Flash Mob Random Act of CultureFlash Singing of Handel's Hallelujah Chorusat the food court of Westfield Franklin Park Mall sing at 10:00 a.m. Sat. Dec 11organized by Masterworks Chorale Here's a fun way for singers to start their weekend! Please join us and forward this to anyone who might like ...

By Dee Nofziger, Maumee Real Estate, Toledo Homes, Key Realty
(|Key Realty | Maumee Toledo Real Estate Blog)
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Reason #8 to list or relist your home during the holidays: Financial Analysis. Rates may go up, and tax advantages may go down after the first of the year. They might not, but they could, and if they do...? Stay tuned for the Final Analysis ... Previous Posts: Reason #1 to list (or re-list) your ...

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