By Cathie Ericsson For veterans and active military, VA loans are a great way to achieve the dream of homeownership. More than 22 million service members have used these flexible, no down payment loans since 1944. But when people hear “no down payment,” they often don’t realize they’ll still need some cash on hand to … [Read more...] about 9 Home-Buying Costs Veterans and Active Military Should Keep in Mind
One of the most, asked questions, in Scottsdale real estate. "With my budget, what kind of Scottsdale home can I afford?" Determining how much “home you can afford” depends on several important factors including: Your annual gross income. You can get a very rough estimate of your affordable home price range by … [Read more...] about What Scottsdale Homes Can I Afford??
[rev_slider slider4] >/div> Contact Us!Why Wait? Maricopa County Real Estate Report: A Monthly Overview of Market Statistics October 2014 October Sales by Transaction Type Short Sales - 4.10% REO/HUD Foreclosure - 7.50% Traditional/Non- Distressed Sales - 88.40% Sales by Loan Type Total Sales 10/1-10/31 … [Read more...] about Scottsdale Real Estate – October 2014 Real Estate Report
An escrow is: A contractual arrangement in which a third party receives and disburses money or documents for the primary transacting parties, with the disbursement dependent on conditions agreed to by the transacting parties, or An account established by a broker for holding funds on behalf of the broker's principal or some … [Read more...] about Scottsdale Real Estate Resources – Escrow
You see a great home on the MLS. Schedule a showing. Anticipate visiting the home. Driving to the home, you notice it's in the perfect location. The neighborhood is exactly what you've dreamed of. Then, as you're making your way through the home. You find it... The big "BUT" of the home appears. As, everyone rushes to … [Read more...] about Buy Scottsdale Homes with FHA 203k Renovation Loan Program
Did you know? Scottsdale Homebuyers could be eligible for a down payment assistance grant. And, If you qualify, you don't have to pay back the grant money? This is how... Qualify for mortgage.* Buyers must have a minimum FICO credit score of 640 for FHA, VA or USDA-RD and a 680 for Conventional loans. Have a maximum … [Read more...] about Scottsdale Homebuyers Down Payment Assistance
Where Do I Find An Accurate Home Value for My Scottsdale Home? All the big real estate websites claim to have the most accurate home value anywhere. But, how many of those websites are based in your neighborhood? Are there any right here in Scottsdale? Or, even the State of Arizona? Exactly! That is why a real estate agent … [Read more...] about How much is your Scottsdale home worth??
Mortgage Rates have fallen for the second week in a row. This is definitely a good sign for Buyers who are already in the market. For those of you who have been trying to decide. Now, is the right time to start your new home search. Mortgage Rates for 30-year fixed mortgages fell last week, with the current rate borrowers … [Read more...] about 30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Fall for Second Week in a Row