Appraisers less likely to screw up the sale

Are appraisers getting better at what they do? For a long time the inexperienced appraisers hired on the cheap by banks were the source of much disgust. Their appraisals were often lower than true value. They were using junker sales and foreclosures- often not even in...

Is the real estate market really improving?

Only 2 in 5 Housing Markets are Improving -Freddie Mac THIS IS AN INTERESTING POINT OF VIEW SINCE MOST OTHER PUBLICATIONS ARE GLOWING “According to Freddie Mac’s new Multi-Indicator Market Index (MiMi) continues to show a weak housing market overall.  The...

Dealing with contractors

What you need to know about dealing with contractors First of all this is not about trust.  You have to assume they are out to cheat you and behave accordingly. They are guilty until proven innocent. Check the contractor out with the better business bureau. Check with...