Are you thinking about your financial future as a new year kicks off? When people think of making investments, they often think of playing the stock market, or potentially growing their nest egg with other bank products. However, investing doesn’t just belong on Wall Street, and it doesn’t only ... » Learn More about Three Reasons Your Home is an Investment
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If you're a real estate agent representing a client moving from cross-country, you know he or she needs a home, but what else do they really need? Joseph Maggiore, Owner / Broker of Desert Dimensions Properties talks with his mom who moved cross country about the support she really needed. ... » Learn More about Video: Considerations for Your Cross Country Clients
The real estate market has recovered greatly since the economic downturn. In fact, many homes that are currently in foreclosure might actually have some positive equity, which means homeowners might be able to avoid foreclosure. To be seriously "underwater" on your mortgage, debt must exceed value ... » Learn More about In Foreclosure? You Might Not Be As Underwater As You Think!
Great photos are more important than ever, when potential renters and buyers are beginning their property search online. Joe Maggiore, Broker / Owner of Desert Dimensions Properties explains how decluttering, depersonalizing and cleaning ensure the kind of photos that will get people in to see your ... » Learn More about Video: How to Get Great Photos for Selling or Renting Your Property
This January, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was implemented with new and significant rules to the lending industry that will greatly impact the housing market. Two of these new rules are the qualified mortgage rule (QM) and ability to repay rule (ATR) intending to ... » Learn More about New Mortgage Rules to Protect Consumers