Buying Investment Properties?  Look in these Cities

Buying Investment Properties? Look in these Cities

CNN Money recently published an article on America’s most overvalued cities, which included a list of both over and under valued cities. While this may not mean much initially for those of us who don’t live in them, it may actually still apply to you. If you already own your dream home, and don’t plan on moving anytime soon, now may be a good time to start thinking about an investment property or vacation home.

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Get 3.5% Back from Fannie Mae HomePath Properties

Get 3.5% Back from Fannie Mae HomePath Properties

Fannie Mae is now offering qualified buyers 3.5% off the final sales price to be used toward closing costs or their choice of appliances. The announcement came today in the form of a press release. This incentive applies to any HomePath purchase that closes before May 1, 2010. Not sure if the home you want is a HomePath property? Just check on HomePath.com, and if it’s on the list – you would qualify for this offer.

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Are Foreclosed Homes Cheaper to Buy?

Are Foreclosed Homes Cheaper to Buy?

For many first time home buyers shopping around, the goal is often to buy the most reasonably priced home – and still have it suit their needs. And for the first time, the housing market is complete with short sales, foreclosures, estate sales and the traditional home sales. The question is: what type of home is best, and how are they different?

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Buy a Home Now, Get Married Later

Buy a Home Now, Get Married Later

While this certainly isn’t the traditional way to display your love and commitment, couples are now choosing to wait on their engagement in order to buy a home first. New York Times Real Estate recently reported that couples ready to be married, but rent in some of the most expensive cities are now waiting on their vows to buy that home first.

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