April, 2011

Is My Real Estate Market Healthy?

Everyone wants to know when the real estate market is going to bounce back. In some parts of the country there have been signs that the market is shifting in a favorable direction, but still many potential homeowners, investors and sellers are still too spooked to make a move – unless they are forced to. If you have the luxury to wait out the real estate market to sell, buy or invest, there (more…)

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February 2011 Home Sales in San Ramon, Dublin, and Danville

Both the neighborhoods of Dublin and San Ramon had a slow start with a drop in sales for January and February 2011. In San Ramon, there were only 32 closed sales of single family homes in January and 33 in February. This is a sharp drop compared to 53 closed home sales last December 2010.

The average selling price in San Ramon also decreased to $710,000 in February from $748,750 (more…)

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Information to Provide to a Note Finder

You have an owner financed mortgage. You want to sell it.

You’ve taken the first step and found a note finder, who can give you suggestions about what terms are desirable to note buyers. Now, it’s time to let them in on the good, the bad, the ins and outs, and the general skinny about your mortgage. Here are the main pieces you need to provide: The interest rate of the note The (more…)

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Difference Between Apartment And Condo Depends On If You Just Want To Be A Renter Or Not

The difference between apartment and condo are not always obvious and greatly depends upon your belief system about how you perceive them. They both offer shelter and a place to call home for individuals both in transition or simply just wanting to nest. There are a number of differences and similarities; but at the end of the day it’s all about the environment that makes you happiest. An (more…)

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Filling in Vacancy: A Comparison of the Then and Now

More and more people are moving out from their old homes and starting their own lives. This much is true for college students and young professionals who are out to prove to their parents as well as to themselves that they can be independent and responsible individuals.

Because of this, tenants in the whole country are increasing in number as years go by at the same time the methods (more…)

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Dominican Republic Real Estate Market – Real Estate Within Cap Cana

The Dominican Republic real estate market is truly unique in that it offers so many “pockets” or sub-markets where real estate developments within don’t follow in accordance with the general rule of thumb during an economic crisis. Cap Cana, and the Real Estate within this area could be considered one of these sub-markets. Developed in 2002, it immediately piggy backed of the expertise of Farallon (more…)

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Objecting To A Compulsory Purchase Order With A Chartered Surveyor

In the United Kingdom the Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) has been the source of much contention with the order allowing particular bodies to purchase land without the consent of the owner. CPO objection has often been something ignored by those suffering from such upheaval and interference but CPO Objection with the aid of professional, experienced and knowledge bodies such as chartered surveyors, (more…)

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Promissory Notes

When you’re thinking of buying or selling manufactured-mobile homes, a promissory note will be something that will likely come up at some point or another. Essentially, it is a promise, in writing, that says that you will repay a form of debt (such as a loan) within certain terms.

These terms usually dictate when the payments will come in, how much the minimum payment must be, when (more…)

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UK House Prices Set to Drop

As the public sector lays more workers off, certain areas in the UK are going to be heavily affected. The latest warning comes amidst many job fears and the fears of sharp rises with the cost of living in the UK. The unemployment figures are getting higher, the reduction of public spending is starting to show.

It is thought that the average price of a home is already twenty percent (more…)

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Downtown Seattle Condo Living

From Belltown to Pioneer Square, from the Waterfront to the International District, downtown Seattle has an ideal neighborhood for everyone. Living in a condo in downtown Seattle is the perfect solution for those looking to live right in the heart of such a booming district. With easy access to every downtown neighborhood, not to mention such incredible outer lying neighborhoods as Queen Anne, (more…)

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