Thinking about buying?

If you are thinking about buying a home, there are many considerations. Here are a few..

How long do you plan to be in the home? Are you going to grow out of it quickly, get transferred, change jobs or take on family members? The average homeowner today stays in their current home for about 9 years. Usually enough time to realize appreciation and write-offs to be considered a sound decision. You should commit to staying 5 years. If you do, in most markets you should realize a profit. So be ready to put down some roots.

My Open Houses this Saturday, 9th

1719 Glenbridge, Bloomington $209,900 from 12:30pm-2:00pm

This beautiful Zero-Lot is located in desirable Dunraven Subdivision. Boasting a large, spacious family room with corner positioned gas fireplace make for cozy gatherings. Eat in kitchen with snack bar / breakfast bar opens to dining room.3 Bedrooms upstairs with Cathedral ceilings in the master suite. Laundry is also conveniently located on second floor. Mostly finished basement is "L" shaped and second section is called OT Rm 2. Egress window and rough in for full bath too! Lots of value and great location.

Looking for Home Bargains? Look to Smaller Towns that are Within an Acceptable Commute to Work

One of the most common challenges among those looking for properties in the Metro DC and Baltimore areas is price. For many, homeownership can seem like an unattainable dream as they consider living in the Metro DC area. With some of the highest prices-per-square-foot in the nation, the task of finding a great home is daunting. It can force families to rent when they want to buy or to settle for a home that is inadequate for their needs. However, a better solution could be very simple!

Your Friendly Realtor

I am a Viet Nam Vet who has lived in the Fresno area for over 40 years! I have watched our town grow and develop over time, so I am committed to maintaining the highest quality of living possible for its residents--and especially for my clients. I have extensive experience in the field of real estate, with an emphasis on computers. With easy access to the MLS directory. I am confident that I can quickly and efficiently work with you at any level to meet your real estate needs. I understand the value of hard work, perseverance and getting along with people.

My Open Houses this Saturday, 26

206 Foster, Normal, from 11:00am-12:30pm

Beautiful home, wonderful location, lots of sq ft & charm. Floor plan offers lots of flexibility with a long eat-in kitchen, large family room on main and nice sized living room. Possible guest bedroom/other room down (no egress), basement family room plus unfinished laundry/storage area. Just freshly painted interior, new carpet just installed. Appliances remain. Landscaped, and fenced yard; patio, trees.

989 Norway Ct., Normal from 1:00pm-2:30pm

Working with a realtor agent

It's always nice to have an experienced realtor on your team for helping you get into your new home, I have partnered up with a few of them and have the ability to give you more options when finding your new home. If your an investor looking to fix and flip a home using an agent to buy a home might not be the best route. That's why I have options for you to get a better rate on a home that might need some work. Which you can turn for a profit. Hope you can use me for either options!

Skin in the game

Most hard money lenders require you to have some skin in the game, meaning you have some experience in rehabbing. Even though it's an asset based loan it's sometimes difficult to get 100% financing. Your better if you have some money to put down at the closing table. This will help you dramatically with funds cause it shows that you have more of a desire to follow through and have am incentive your not going to walk away from the deal. The more you have the better! Good luck!

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