Monthly Archives: January 2013

What’s With All This Paper?!

When buying or selling an home, there can be a lot of documents to sign. The question is, which ones are important enough to keep? At Main Street Realtors we use an online management system to organize and maintain all of the items in the transaction. This system allows you to see or share your […]

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De-clutter your home sale

How to get the most out of showings By Dian Hymer The most enjoyable part of selling your home occurs when the proceeds from the sale are deposited into your account. Up until that point, the selling process can be tiresome, uncertain, frustrating, and inconvenient. There are ways to lighten the burden. It’s a good […]

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Foreclosure filings up in half of U.S. states in 2012

I receive a lot of questions about when more foreclosure properties might be hitting the market. With low inventory and great interest rates, my clients are finding that competition is high and want to see more listings on the market to increase their buying options and avoid bidding wars. Half of U.S. states saw an […]

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So your house couldn’t stand some sprucing up?

Some good advice in the following article by Dian Hymer. While the article here is written with the seller in mind, there can be some benefits for the buyers in purchasing an home that has been “spruced up” too. Often my clients start off with the idea of buying an “fixer” and adding their personal […]

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Yet Another Home Buying Checklist!

Factors to consider and steps to take on the road to your next dream house. Decide how much you can spend. For a convenient worksheet, go to pueblo.gsa.gov. Check your credit reports to find out your status. Your credit report affects a lender’s willingness to give you a loan, and if there’s a mistake that […]

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Renting Vs. Owning In Today’s Market

Does purchasing a home make sense in today’s economy? The case for homeownership remains strong for a number of reasons.* A real estate investment is unique in that it allows you to place a small down payment on a large investment. You could never offer 10% down on, say, $200,000 worth of solid, blue chip […]

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