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April 28, 2017

FNMA Eases Qualifying Rules on Student Loan Debt

FNMA Eases Qualifying Rules on Student Loan Debt

Student loan payments, even if deferred, are still counted in the debt ratio for mortgage qualifying. Previously, FNMA required 1% of the balance as a qualifying payment monthly.

FNMA will now allow the payment reported on the credit report to be used ...

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March 25, 2017

Chris & Shannan Announce Cutting Edge Technology to Sell Homes Faster!

Chris & Shannan today announced they have adopted the latest technology that allows them to do 3D 360 Virtual Tours of Homes. These specialized tours immerse the buyer into the property giving them the unique ability to take either self guided or automated tours of a home. This technology is the ...

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March 2, 2017

Limited funds Available for Pathway to Purchase

As of this morning, Pathway to Purchase has about 1,600,000 of funds back available due to cancellations.

Remember, only this program is only for the city of Tucson properties.

See program details here: http://blog.tucsonrealpros.com/pathway-to-purchase-down-payment-assistance-program-for-city-of-tucson-starting-monday-july-18/

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July 22, 2016

New 3D Real Estate Mapping for Select Listings

For select listings we have the ability to create 3D custom maps of a home and surrounding land.  This new technology is designed to give potential buyers a little more of a feel about a property that can be ascertained from a 2D picture.

 

 

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Nov. 5, 2012

What is a Short Sale?

What is a Short Sale? 

A real estate transaction in which the sale of the property is less than the balance owed on the mortgage is called a short sale.  Yes, it is possible to sell a home for less than the mortgage.

Homeowners can find themselves in ...

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Nov. 2, 2012

Why Should Someone Hire a Realtor verses FSBO?

Why Should Someone Hire a Realtor verses FSBO? 

“Why should I hire a realtor?” is a very common question with all of the internet sources available for FSBO marketing.  FSBO is an acronym for the term For Sale by Owner. There are many people who are successful ...

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Oct. 31, 2012

Why is it important to stage a home?

Why is it important to stage a home?

It’s all about the first impression. As a seller, your goal is to get top dollar for your home as soon as possible. This requires providing the best possible first impression to potential buyers. Home staging is the avenue to make your ...

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Oct. 29, 2012

What do you need for a mortgage?

What do you need for a mortgage?

The thought of applying for a mortgage can be intimidating. In the past, the process was a complicated one. But mortgage companies have streamlined the process to make the application process easier. You may not need paper copies of everything since some mortgage ...

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Oct. 25, 2012

Common Real Estate Terminology

Common Real Estate Terminology

Listed below are common real estate terms and definitions for your information. 

Agent: The professional who represents the buyer, the seller or both during the real estate transaction 

Appraisal: The value of real estate property as determined by a professional appraiser 

Assessment:  ...

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Oct. 24, 2012

What is a HUD Home?

What is a HUD Home?

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development is a government agency created in 1965 by the housing and urban act.  HUD is the appreviated term for this agency. The purpose of this agency is to oversee the federal housing administration. FHA is ...

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