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    Monthly Archives: March 2011

    • Home Inventory

      Home Inventory

      Recently, a homeowner had a burglary and part of the insurance claim was denied because they didn't have proof of purchase or a current inventory of their personal belongings.  This is something that could happen to anyone.  Even if you had a...
      Written by InTouch
    • Deadline Quickly Approaching

      Deadline Quickly Approaching

      Besides the obvious Federal Income Tax deadline which is April 18th this year, the deadline for individuals who can qualify for the Homebuyers Tax Credit is quickly approaching - April 30, 2011. The extension was granted for members of the military, In...
      Written by InTouch
    • Supersize a VA Loan

      Supersize a VA Loan

      Since 2004, the maximum VA loan is the same as the maximum FNMA mortgage which is currently $417,000.  Occasionally, a Veteran wants a loan in excess of that amount.  If the Veteran will put a 25% down payment on the excess amount, a len...
      Written by InTouch
    • Waiting May Cost You More

      Waiting May Cost You More

      If you haven't heard by now, FHA is increasing the annual Mortgage Insurance Premium again by .25% on April 18, 2011.  Payments will be higher even if the interest rates remain the same. Buyers who are ready to take action can still lock ...
      Written by InTouch

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