Realty With Robb

Look Underneath the Hood

As anyone who has ever purchased a used car will tell you, looks can be deceiving. To get a true picture of the quality of the product, you have to “look under the hood.” What does this have to do with shopping for a new home? When you find a property you ...

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How much cash?

I want to buy a house, how much cash do I need? When you are buying a home, how much cash you need to have on hand depends on multiple factors. Some of those are the type of financing you plan to use, how thoroughly you want to check out the house ...

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Real estate relativity

" A man complained on his way home to dinner he had every day to pass through that long field of his neighbors. I advised him to buy it and it would never seem long again. "                             ...

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Homes for sale, Pending

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Two great examples.

Buying or selling a home? Use a Realtor. Two examples of why you should use a Realtor when buying or selling a home. In full disclosure, these tales actually happened. Names are excluded to protect the guilty and innocent alike. Enjoy them and learn from their lesson rather than feeling your own pain. Example ...

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Real estate is…

"Real estate is the basis of wealth."                                   -Teddy Roosevelt ...

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FHA/VA lending requirements

Selling your home? Is the house ready for an FHA or VA appraisal and inspection? I am selling the house. Why do I care if the buyer can get an FHA loan? Well for starters (as of 2012, HUD no longer reports this data) FHA insured home loans represent over 14% of ...

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Navigating the Real Estate Maze

Have you ever tried to make your way through a maze at an amusement park or farm field? If you don’t know the layout, it’s probably going to take you a long time to find your way through. You’ll hit a lot of dead ends, go around in circles a ...

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