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Archive for January, 2010

Condos and HOAs

Movoto Team in Buyer Tips, Homeownership, Homes for Sale, House Features, Real Estate, Real Estate Tips   •   3 comments Jan 18, 2010

If you’ve decided to buy a condo for either residency or investment purposes, it is imperative that you know the possible pitfalls that can await you without sound planning and research. At the forefront of that list of pitfalls is the homeowners’ association (HOA) and its practices. First, you might want to understand exactly what

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Tax Credit Review

Movoto Team in Buyer Tips,, Real Estate Agent, Tax   •   2 comments Jan 11, 2010

Still thinking of buying a home while the 2010 Homebuyer’s tax credit is available? With tax season on the horizon, many buyers are setting their sights on saving as much as possible. Remember, first-time homebuyers are eligible for a tax credit of up $8,000 and repeat homebuyers are eligible for a tax credit of up

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Why Sellers Sell

Movoto Team in Florida, Foreclosures, Homes for Sale, Inventory, Median Home Price, Mortgage, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate, Real Estate Agent, Seller Tips   •   0 comments Jan 7, 2010

On their 2009 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, the National Association of Realtors released a list of primary reasons why home sellers have put their home on the market. Job relocation, low square footage, and change in family situation rank somewhat high on the list, but the report also showed that 2% of all

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Happy New Year from Movoto!

Meg in Opinions, Other   •   0 comments Jan 1, 2010

Yes, this is cheesy, but we just wanted to wish all of our readers a very happy 2011.   May the housing market recover and may all of you stick to your resolutions – we’ll be publishing ours very soon.

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