Start 2012 off right by setting new life and financial goals for yourself. If you’ve been renting and are planning to remain in Albuquerque, then it’s definitely time for you to consider buying a house.
Urban legends can be found within every industry, and Albuquerque real estate is no exception. Getting a big discount because a home needs minor repairs or being able to acquire 100 percent financing in a snap definitely isn’t as easy as it sounds and is probably just what you think — a big fat myth.
In this economy, cash buyers have the advantage and are swooping in on great housing deals to beat out buyers obtaining loans through banks. Sellers are jumping on these offers because the cash is already secured, they don’t have to worry about finances falling through at the last minute, and it can guarantee quick closing […]
As a first time Albuquerque home buyer, you’re probably seeing a lot of new real estate terms for the first time. One term may have already seen is Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI). Mortgage professionals talk about it a great deal, but you may be asking, “What is it exactly…and why should I care?”
Open houses give many first time Albuquerque home buyers the opportunity to see the possibilities for joy – and despair – in their future home. To make the most of an open house, keep these details in mind:
Just because you are not in the position to get a home loan right now doesn’t mean you’re out of the housing market. Here are three ways to obtain Albuquerque real estate now without immediately getting a loan: 1. Option to Purchase An option to purchase is just that – you pay an option fee […]
The Pros & Cons of Albuquerque Home Ownership If you’re sitting in your apartment right now thinking: I wish I could paint it, but my lease doesn’t allow it, maybe it’s time to talk to an Albuquerque real estate agent about purchasing a new home. Before you rush off to the store to look at […]
If you’re a potential buyer of Albuquerque real estate, when scanning the listings of homes for sale, you may see references to “short sales.” You may hear vague warnings about avoiding short sales from some people, while others tout the advantages. So who is right? Well, it depends…
Real estate has a language of its own, and we don’t just mean phrases like closing costs, short sales and foreclosures. What we’re talking about are buzz words used to advertise Albuquerque homes for sale.
If you’re looking to purchase your first home, then you have a list of priorities. When looking at Albuquerque homes for sale, families with young children consider proximity to schools and quality of school districts as two of the top concerns on their home buying checklist.