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Appraisal disappointing? You have options, according to the Appraisal Institute. “Homebuyers and sellers should first understand what an appraisal is and how it’s used,” says Jim Amorin, president and acting CEO of the Appraisal Institute. “Real estate appraisals for mortgage finance applications are prepared for the bank or financial institution so they can better understand […]

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10/20/2017 10:00:54 PM

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Buying a Home? Factor These Into Your Interest Rate Calculations Spotlight: Does realtor.com Really Care About REALTORS®? 5 Spooky Seats to Recline on This Halloween While the immediate danger is gone and hurricane season is winding down, […]

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10/19/2017 2:34:43 PM

(TNS)—You’re buying a home and you need a mortgage. How do you choose the right lender—one that will offer not only the best deal, but also good customer service? You’ll find no shortage of banks, online lenders, mortgage brokers and other players eager to take your loan application. Here are five tips for selecting the […]

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10/18/2017 1:20:45 PM

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Spotlight: Does realtor.com Really Care About REALTORS®? 5 Spooky Seats to Recline on This Halloween The Most (and Least) Valuable States in America The mortgage process can be complicated if you jump in without any prior knowledge […]

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10/17/2017 2:27:53 PM

(TNS)—Buying a house can be difficult enough—especially in today’s market. Even after a seller accepts an offer, the sale is not a done deal until certain “contingencies” are met. Some are straightforward: Some buyers stipulate, for example, that a sale cannot proceed until they sell their current home. Other contingencies are more complicated. Either way, […]

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10/16/2017 2:04:43 PM

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Crowdfunding Your Way Into a Home Great Spaces: Living Luxe in Beautiful Bradenton Survey: Broker Operations and Technology The change of season often brings a shift in real estate market conditions. Inventory tends to decline and buyers […]

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10/15/2017 11:01:16 AM

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Great Spaces: Living Luxe in Beautiful Bradenton Survey: Broker Operations and Technology Relaxation Awaits: 2018 Best Places to Retire Crowdfunding has appeared in the real estate industry in a variety of forms: house flip investing, mortgage payoff […]

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10/9/2017 2:11:03 PM

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: 4 Reasons Why Bamboo Is Taking Home Decor by Storm Know Your Model, Work It Well Brighter, Faster—but Not Stronger? Breaking Down the iPhone 8 Home improvement doesn’t have to break the bank. You can freshen up […]

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10/4/2017 2:03:15 PM

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Great Spaces: Emily Blunt and John Krasinksi’s Park Slope Pad 4 Ways to Host an Effective Open House Can’t Beat the Real Thing: Following Coke’s Lead to an Unfair Advantage The dream of purchasing a beach house […]

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10/1/2017 11:04:20 AM

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Live in a Loud Area? Here’s How to Reduce Sound Inside Your Home Fall Maintenance for Your Rental Properties 6 Tips for Preparing Your Home for Hurricane Season The real estate sales process can be stressful and […]

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9/18/2017 2:36:12 PM