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Archived Newsletters

Month

  Topic

September, 2011

  Take Advantage

August, 2011

  Utilize a Pro

July, 2011

  Dealing With a Challenging Market

June, 2011

  Using All the Resources Available

May, 2011

  Riding the Foreclosure Wave

April, 2011

  Common Sense Mortgages

March, 2011

  Keeping it Under Control

February, 2011

  Offers and Contracts

January, 2011

  The Selling Price is Only the Beginning

December, 2010

  Compare Before You Commit

November, 2010

  Which Comes First?

October, 2010

  Buying Foreclosures

September, 2010

  Reverse Mania

August, 2010

  Finding the Right Location

July, 2010

  New Market Realities

June, 2010

  Mortgages: New Market Realities

May, 2010

  Sharpen Your Budget Skills

April, 2010

  What Type of Housing is Best for You?

March, 2010

  You Need To Have Vision

February, 2010

  Mortgage Preparation and Prequalification

January, 2010

  SHOULD Your Buy?

December, 2009

  "Virtual" Home Buying

November, 2009

  Breathing Room

October, 2009

  Don't Overextend Yourself

September, 2009

  Don't Forget Resale

August, 2009

  Laying the Groundwork

July, 2009

  Developing a Mortgage Strategy

June, 2009

  Fast Track Your Mortgage

May, 2009

  Helping Hands

April, 2009

  Pricing Considerations

March, 2009

  Going Forward

February, 2009

  Inspectors and Inspections 

January, 2009

  "Put a Lid on It"

December, 2008

  Resale or New Build?

November, 2008

  Changes in the Mortgage Market

October, 2008

  Preparation Times 3

September, 2008

  Build Your Home Equity Quicker

August, 2008

  Buying Foreclosures

July, 2008

  What a House Is--and Isn't

May, 2008

  Buying With Common Sense

April, 2008

  Understanding Representation

March, 2008

  Setting a Timeline

February, 2008

  Good News?

January, 2008

  Lessons Learned

December, 2007

  Understanding Closing/Settlement Costs

November, 2007

  What Determines Price?

October, 2007

  Dealing With a Housing Upheaval

September, 2007

  Inspection Essentials

August, 2007

  Online Resources

July, 2007

  Mortgage Preparations

June, 2007

  A Team Building Exercise

May, 2007

  Ready, Set, Close

April, 2007

  Tax Changes for PMI

March, 2007

  Buy or Sell First?

February, 2007

  Prepare for Your Move

January, 2007

  Do Your Research

December, 2006

  Making Property Comparisons

November, 2006

  Give Your Budget a "Tune Up"

October, 2006

  Dealing With A Changing Market

September, 2006

  Developing a Mortgage Strategy

August, 2006

  Finding a Neighborhood

July, 2006

  Are We Entering a Buyer's Market?

June, 2006

  Gettng the Representation You Deserve

May, 2006

  The Steps to Take

April, 2006

  Negotiations in a Changing Market

March, 2006

  Buy or Rent: 2006 Style

February, 2006

  The Housing Gold Rush

January, 2006

  Cosmetic Improvements Can Reap Big Rewards

December, 2005

  Owning a House Free and Clear

November, 2005

  Is the Bubble Ready to Burst?

October, 2005

  Buying Investment Property

September, 2005

  Check Your Emotions at the Door

August, 2005

  The Correct Mindset To Be Shopping For A Home

July, 2005

  Making Comparisons

June, 2005

  A Smart Approach to Pricing

May, 2005

  Interest Only Mortgages

April, 2005

  Closing and Settlement

March, 2005

  Homeowner's Associations

February, 2005

  Offers and Contracts: Protecting Your Interests

January, 2005

  The Right Home for You

December, 2004

  Preparing for Repairs and Maintenance

November, 2004

  Qualifying for a Mortgage

October, 2004

  Understanding CMAs

September, 2004

  Buy Low, Sell High

August, 2004

  Various Home Inspections

July, 2004

  Mortgages: More Than Just Rates

June, 2004

  Credit Issues

May, 2004

  Should We Build?

April, 2004

  Don't Mortgage Your Life Away

March, 2004

  Prepare First, Then Negotiate

February, 2004

  Avoiding Nasty (and Expensive) Mistakes

January, 2004

  Finding a Home: Effective Techniques

December, 2003

  Buying for the Future

November, 2003

  Choosing an Agent

October, 2003

  Transition from Renting to Buying

September, 2003

  Sharpening Your Budget

August, 2003

  Overbuying: When is it Too Much?

July, 2003

  Understanding Offers

June, 2003

  How to Build Equity

May, 2003

  Buying "Fixer-Uppers"

April, 2003

  Determining Value

March, 2003

  Major Mortgage Mistakes

February, 2003

  Foregoing a Home Inspection

January, 2003

  Getting a Grip on Pricing and Values

December, 2002

  Buy or Rent?

November, 2002

  Your Home as an Investment

October, 2002

  Don't Forget the Extra Costs

September, 2002

  Insurance, Insurance, Insurance

August, 2002

  A Common Sense Approach

July, 2002

  The Final Walk-Through

June, 2002

  Understanding Appraisals

May, 2002

  Preparing for Settlement

April, 2002

  Making Mortgage Comparisons

March, 2002

  Legal Aspects of Building a Home

February, 2002

  Understanding PMI (Private Mortgage Insurance)

January, 2002

  Overpaying Can Ruin Your Financial Health

December, 2001

  Winning at Negotiation

November, 2001

  Credit and Home Buying

October, 2001

  Economic Effects

September, 2001

  Mortgage Qualifying

August, 2001

  Changing Your Mind

July, 2001

  Buying for Your Needs

June, 2001

  Budgeting for Home Ownership

May, 2001

  Using a Buyer's Agent

April, 2001

  Maximizing Your Downpayment

March, 2001

  Buy Less, Get More

February, 2001

  Choosing the Right Mortgage

January, 2001

  Understanding Contracts

Nov/Dec, 2000

  Building a Winning Team

October, 2000

  First Time Buyer Programs

September, 2000

  Closing Costs

August, 2000

  Buying a Home Online

July, 2000

  Buying With Resale in Mind

June, 2000

  Effective Negotiation

May, 2000

  Dealing With Market and Rate Volatility

April, 2000

  Balancing Your Needs and Wants

March, 2000

  Mortgages: Compare But Be Aware!

February, 2000

  Downpayments

January, 2000

  Smooth and Painless Closings

December, 1999

  New or existing homes: Which is right for you?

November, 1999

  What is the "Right" Price?

October, 1999

  125% Mortgages: Good or Bad?

September, 1999

  Home Inspections

August, 1999

  15 Year Mortgages

July, 1999

  Making an Offer

June, 1999

  Understanding Agency: Don't Get Shortchanged

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