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Home Sales Increase 11% in October

Sales of single family detached homes in metro Albuquerque increased during October, defying the traditional seasonal slowdown. The 731 detached homes sold during October were an 11% increase over the 661 homes sold during September. October sales were up 43% from October 2008 and more than double the 324 homes sold in January, the period of slowest sales during the current cycle. The October sales ...

Planning Will Ease Moving Hassle

Moving is work, no question about it. But some planning can reduce the hassle, say moving experts. The moving process starts with preparing your home for sale. That’s because staging your home for prospective buyers involves the same first step as moving, namely getting rid of the junk. Clean out closets. Go through that seldom used spare bedroom, and the basement and attic if you have one.  ...
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Luminaria Tour Times Set

Albuquerque’s annual Luminaria Tour will be Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 24. Tour buses leave from the Convention Center starting at 5:45 p.m. Tickets are $7.00 with children under five free. The tour covers the Country Club area and Barelas. Early ticket purchase is available through several radio stations. See www.cabq.gov/transit/special-events/luminaria-tour for more information.

Mortgage Can Cover Remodeling Costs

The Federal Housing Administration has a loan product that does two jobs, both providing your mortgage (or refinancing) and allowing qualifying home buyers to include up to an additional $35,000 in the mortgage. This addition to the mortgage provides funds for owners to improve or upgrade their home before moving in. The loan product is called the FHA Streamlined 203(k) loan. This approach eliminates ...

Existing home sales at highest level since 2007

Sales activity rises more than expected in October, by 10.1%, to 6.1 million annual units NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Existing home sales surged in October to the highest level in more than 2-1/2 years, according to a real estate industry report issued Monday. The National Association of Realtors reported that existing home sales rose 10.1% last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 6.1 million ...

Tax Credit Extension Is Signed Into Law

The Basics: Extended Home Buyer Tax Credit 2009/2010 Bringing the Dream of Homeownership Within Reach As part of its plan to stimulate the U.S. housing market and address the economic challenges facing our nation, Congress has passed  and President Obama has signed new legislation that: Extends the First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit of up to $8,000 to first-time home buyers until April ...

Home Buyer Tax Credt Gets Extended and Expanded

Tax break for buying a home The legislation also would extend the $8,000 homebuyer tax credit to contracts signed by April 30 and closed by June 30. The controversial credit, which many say has boosted home sales in recent months, was set to expire after Nov. 30. The Senate's bill also created a $6,500 credit for those who buy a home after owning one for the last five years. That measure would apply ...
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