Kevin Nguyen

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : January 28, 2013

Mortgage rates rose last week as investors gained confidence in the global economy. China and Europe posted better-than-expected manufacturing rates, U.S. Jobless Claims fell for the second straight week, and the worst of the European debt crisis appears to have passed. Last week's economic news provided further evidence of a strengthening U.S. economy. The National Association of REALTORS® released its Existing Home Sales report, which indicates that existing home sales improved by 13 … [Read More...]

Reasons To Attend Your Own Home Inspection

As a home buyer in Minneapolis , you can get a feel for whether a home's systems and appliances are in working order. However, you can't know for certain until after the home's been inspected. This is why real estate agents recommend that buyers hire a licensed home inspectors immediately after going into contract. It's the best way to really know the home which you're buying.  By definition, a home inspection is a top-to-bottom check-up of a home's physical condition and systems, including … [Read More...]

Existing Homes For Sale At Lowest Point In 11 Years

Home sales dropped last month, but not because demand was lacking. There are fewer homes for sale than at any time in the last 11 years. According to the National Association of REALTORS®, Existing Home Sales for December 2012 fell to a seasonally-adjusted, annualized rate of 4.94 million homes from November's tally of 4.99 million existing homes. The Existing Home Sales report is based on the number of closings for previously-owned, single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops. … [Read More...]

Buying A Home In A Golf Community

It's January, but home sales in golf communities remain strong like in the rest of the country. If you're looking to buy a home in a golf course community, either as a primary residence or as a vacation or retirement home, there are additional home traits which make buying on a golf course different from buying a typical Chicago single-family residence. Here is a quick primer of home characteristics to consider when buying in a golf community. Land Plot When looking at homes within a golf … [Read More...]

Tips For Selling Your Home In The Colder Winter Months

Real estate agents in |**CITY**| will tell you that it can be harder to sell a home in the winter. The days are colder and shorter, leaving less time to show a home to potential buyers. The good news, though, is that most buyers looking at houses in the winter aren't just killing time. They're serious enough about finding a new home to house hunt at a time when most people might rather stay inside. There are a several steps you can take to make a good impression on home buyers this winter. … [Read More...]

Simple Fixes To Help Your Home Sell More Quickly

If one of your New Year's Resolutions is to sell your Chicago home, there are a few simple steps you can take to help prepare it for showings. With a prospective buyer in mind, take a tour of your home, making a list of the good, the bad, and the not-so-bad. You may spot areas in need of major renovation; and areas which could benefit from just a basic touch-up. It's these latter areas which will likely yield the biggest return on your investment so, in preparation for making your home "buyer … [Read More...]