Why is it some people spend more time shopping for a car, or a new outfit, or a cell phone than they do for a suitable mortgage rate? They might spend two hours at the Sprint office looking at options and then spend an equal amount of time talking to an agent at Verizon or AT&T, before … [Read More...]
(With Help from Your Realtor)
It’s not just up to the professionals to negotiate a good deal on a house. The seller or buyer also can learn how to work a transaction effectively, says Fred Roberts Jr., an Ocala real estate attorney and general counsel for Roberts Real Estate.
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Back in the ’60s, the Beatles put out a popular song called “Help!” The lyrics began like this: “Help, I need somebody. Help, not just anybody. Help, you know I need someone. He-e-elp!”
In the world of home sales, that helper would be a real estate agent who can help guide a seller to … [Read More...]
Here's What Has Changed . . .
Good news! Things are looking up in the housing market. Foreclosures and short-sales are dwindling and the banks and mortgage companies are loosening up on the reins.
"Mortgage rates continue to be at historical lows," said Fred Roberts Jr. of Ocala, … [Read More...]