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Entries from March 19th, 2010

Tax Credit Boom

March 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Economy

My mother-in-law decided to sell her home in Benbrook, just south of Fort Worth, to be closer to her grandkids. While I was putting the for sale sign in the yard, a couple drove by and asked to see the home. They looked at the home and loved it. That night their Realtor called me [...]

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2% Decrease In Foreclosures in February 2010

March 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Economy, Market Updates

Good economic news in February points to a slow down in home foreclosures. RealtyTrac is reporting a 2% decrease from January 2010 in it’s February Foreclosure Market Report. Although it is still 6% above filings from February 2009, it is still the smallest annual increase they’ve seen since January 2009. This is certainly a good [...]

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You’ve got til April 30th to find a home

March 4th, 2010 · No Comments · Taxes

Just a quick reminder, if you are a first time home buyer or have not owned a home in 3 years, you have until April 30th to get a home under contract to get up to $8000 from the government. You do not have to close on the home until June.

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Tags:home buyer's tax credit