Buyers

Getting a Mortgage Before the Door Shuts

If you’ve been sitting on the fence trying to decide whether to buy a house or refinance a mortgage, you should act soon.  New loans are starting to get costlier. The mortgage market is facing pressures from new laws and regulations, still-declining home prices and the ongoing need for government-owned mortgage players to shore up…

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What is Title Insurance?

What is Title Insurance? Newspapers refer to it in the weekly real estate sections and you hear about it in conversations with real estate brokers. If you’ve purchased a home you may be familiar with the benefits of Title Insurance. However, if this is your first home, you may wonder, “Why do I need yet…

Buyers | Events

Upcoming Foreclosure Auction

On Sunday Aug. 17, 2008 at the Riverside Convention Center, US Home Auctions will auction off 275 homes in Riverside and the surrounding areas. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. Auction starts promptly at 9:30 a.m. You can review the properties that will be at auction at: http://www.USHomeAuction.com We highly recommend you go see these properties…

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When Shopping for a New Home, Use a List.

Here is a checklist to use while reviewing homes to purchase.  But we always recommend you use a qualified inspector when you’re ready to write an offer. Check For Properly Working Appliances/Fixtures: Bathroom Sinks Showers/tubs Toilets Vent fan Heating fan Appliances Dishwasher Stove Oven Ice maker Garbage disposal Range hood Refrigerator Freezer Microwave Trash compactor…