What to Keep in Mind When Buying a Pre-Construction Condo

Buying a condo unit during the preconstruction phase might seem to be a straightforward proposition. The future unit is bought from the architectural drawings at the developer’s sales site. However, in real life, buying a unit before it’s constructed may work out to be anything but straightforward. Developers often redesign the layout of units as … Read more

Real Estate and the AMT: Rental Or Investment Property

The Alternative Minimum Tax is a very important consideration for taxpayers who own real estate because just about every tax rule applying to real estate is different for the AMT than it is for the Regular Tax. This article on Real Estate and the AMT will address those situations where the individual holds the real … Read more

Scottsdale, Arizona Real Estate

Many home owners in Arizona are facing tough times because of several underlying issues that home owners may or may not be aware of. An Executive Sales Associate with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage wants to discuss these issues so that you have useful information to make an informed decision about your future regarding Real Estate … Read more

Is It the Right Time to Switch Your Home Loan As Banks Cut Rates?

The Reserve Bank of India recently slashed its repo or lending rate by 50 base points. This means that the commercial banks in India can now lend at cheaper interest rates. This affect consumers like you who have taken a loan. It could turn out especially beneficial if you’ve been paying a higher interest rate. … Read more

How Smart Buyers Use the "Mobile Real Estate Information Center"AKA "Realtor Open House"

There are many benefits to opening a house for sale on a Sunday afternoon. It saves having to make an appointment to see it, and it makes it convenient for everybody in the family to come together to tour properties. The seller benefits by having more people see the house in one afternoon instead of … Read more

Need-To-Know Credit Questions VA Lenders Ask

For veterans and active duty service members, the VA guaranteed home loan program offers many advantages. These loans have been designed to put home ownership within the range of all those individuals who are now serving their country or have served in the past. Although some features of VA guaranteed loans are different than conventional … Read more

12 Tips to Avoid Foreclosure & Save Your Home

If you are in danger of facing foreclosure because you have defaulted on your monthly mortgage payments, you must act quickly before it’s too late to negotiate a loan, and your home gets sold modification in a foreclosure auction. You may feel hopeless now, but there is still hope until that auction date arrives. Here … Read more

Cost Per Funded Loan – Building a Book of Business

There are many essential metrics that must be considered when a determination is made on how to spend valuable marketing dollars. The acceptable cost per funded loan varies depending on where an individual sits in the organizational chart and how much of a stakeholder one is in the long term growth of the company. Successful … Read more