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Top 10 Things to Do with a Fixer Upper

November 20, 2017

There is something awesome about buying a fixer upper and doing the renovations yourself. Some people fix them up a bit at a time, using cash as they have it available. If you want to make a big impact by doing small things, here are 10 things you need to include.

Change Out the Lighting – 

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Navigating the HUD Sales Contract

September 15, 2017

You have found the home for you! Now what? When you decide to put an offer in on a HUD property there are many forms that need to be filled out by the buyer and your real estate professional. We will break down…

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Buying a Home

July 17, 2017

Homeownership is becoming a reality for more and more Americans. Yet many Americans do not realize that homeownership is within their grasp. In order to find out if you are ready for the American Dream, there are a few key questions you should answer prior to deciding to purchase a home.

Do you have a reliable job and income? If yes, have you been consistently employed for the past 2 to 3 years? Do you have earnest money …

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Creating Healthier Homes

June 19, 2017

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced that June 2017 is their second National Healthy Homes Month. Stated in the June 5, 2017 press release, “T…

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Buyer Select Closing Agents

April 20, 2017

When you submit a bid on a HUD property and are completing the sales contract, you will have to tell Sage Acquisitions, HUD’s Asset Management Company, who your Buyer Select Closing A…

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Use Your Tax Refund Wisely…Invest In Yourself

March 20, 2017

Many people get a sizable tax refund each year. Some have big plans for their new found money, while others throw it away to everyday life. Have you ever thought about investing your money in yourself by purchasing a HUD home.

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As-Is Condition

February 14, 2017

HUD homes can be a one-to-four unit single family residence acquired as a result of a foreclosure on an FHA-insured mortgage. These homes are not considered low-end housing and offered for sale at fair market v…

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The Earnest Money Deposit

January 10, 2017

 

The Earnest Money Deposit is a buyer’s deposit towards the purchase of real estate to demonstrate that they are serious about wanting to complete the purchase.

Within…

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What is HUD?

December 12, 2016

“The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development or HUD was established to develop national policies and programs to address housing needs in the United State. One of HUD’s primary missi…

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How to Start the HUD Home Buying Process

November 16, 2016

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA), a part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), requires federal mortgage insurance when a borrower puts…

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