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June 8, 2009

First Time Homebuyers - Take Advantage of $8000 Tax Credit

First Time Homebuyers - Take Advantage of $8000 Tax Credit that the government will give you to buy a home.

This opportunity is only available until December 1, 2009, although there are some in Congress trying to extend this deadline.

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To learn more about it give ...

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May 30, 2009

HUD Approves $8,000 Tax Credit Loan for DownPayment

HUD has announced that first time home buyers tax credit of $8,000 has been approved  for all FHA loans.

But the catch this time is that you can't use this tax credit for the required FHA down payment of 3.5%.

The new rules say you can receive ...

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May 14, 2009

HUD has Changed their Policy on Tax Credit for Downpayment

Yesterday I posted that Shaun Donovan, Secretary of HUD announced that buyers could get the $8000.00 tax credit to use as a bridge loan for a down payment on a home.

I read the information at the National Association of Realtors website.

There was a letter put out by ...

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May 13, 2009

Great News for First-Time Home Buyers

Great news for first-time home buyers. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary Shaun Donovan said that the Federal Housing Administration is going to permit its lenders to allow homeowners to use the $8,000 tax credit as a down payment.
Mr. Donovan wa speaking at the Mid-year ...

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April 15, 2009

A new way to rate your home: www.walkscore.com

When you find out about something after everyone else does,  the response you get is a lot like, say, a child, who just wanders into a conversation. This is how I felt when one of our agents from Seattle brought up Walkscore at our meeting, and from there, I ...

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Feb. 16, 2009

First Time Home Buyer - $8,000 Tax Credit

The talk is that President Obama will be signing the new economic stimulus bill today. For that bill includes a $8000 first-time home buyers tax credit. It is similar to the recent $7500 tax credit recently passed by Congress with a few changes.

The most notable is this is a ...

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Feb. 1, 2009

First Time Home Buyer - $7,500 Tax Credit

Did you know that you may be eligible for the First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit that is part of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008. This tax credit is designed to encourage first-time home buyers to purchase their first homes. Combine this tax credit with the fact that ...

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