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Succeeding and Working together in Grand Junction

  The turnovers and closings continue in Grand Junction aka Downtown Westfield Indiana.  That is the bad news.  The good news is we are turning a corner towards change and stability with a couple of additions and relocation’s   What I want to explore is the steps to helping

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The Foreclosure Blues by Jon Hayes Hallmark Home Mortgage

Over the last months, I have had at least five different clients come to me and tell me they were going to by a Foreclosed Property.  All five clients had two things in common; First, They were all first time home buyers with limited disposable cash, and second,

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If I Spin The Housing Data Enough Can I List Your House?

I feel like Realtors are being dishonest! I go to meeting after meeting and read study after study generated by local and national real estate professionals that is telling us that if you list your house it will sell, because “they” have buyers.  I call B.S.!  If

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Jon Hayes with Hallmark Home Mortgage compares Home Loans……What a guy!!

Sunday, January 27, 2013 To FHA or Not To FHA…That Is the Question The other day a Realtor friend of mine sent me a Purchase agreement and had marked the loan type as FHA.  The borrower had a great credit history and was putting down 10% of the

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Preparing buyers for a short sale

As I have been working with a set of buyers who are first time home buyers, they decided they were in the market for a house that is a great value, and met the specs of space they were looking for.  We looked at over 50 houses

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You should use Social Media Realtors…..but I am taking a Break!!

So the most recent Realtor magazine was delivered to my house and since the recycling bin in the garage was full I lazily carried it into the house.  After pushing it around the kitchen for a few days and realizing it was time to throw it away,

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How your Realtor is helping You!

The days of putting a sign in the yard and pricing a home at your dream price are over.  So here is a list of things your Realtor can be helping you feel better about paying that insane sales commission 1.  By doing a little research they should be

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Grand Junction Westfield Indiana Office Retail Space Real Estate

1200 Sqft Office Space in Westfield Indiana just Southwest of the Grand Junction Redevelopment

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Real Estate For College

I read this morning that Federal Student loans are in danger and some banks have even ended their loan programs for college kids.  How are kids that really want to go to college and get a professional degree going to finance their education?  Maybe through real estate!

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Don’t Drop The Wrong Name

At a recent dinner party that I was hosting, as usual I found myself getting to know the one stranger in the room.  One of my “tactics” is to find a common interest and see what things we can talk about.  A way of doing this is

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