If you have tax liens civil judgements or no credit at all, July 1 could be a big day for you.

Credit scores for millions of Americans may soon increase due to two major changes in credit scoring. Starting July 1, the three major credit agencies — Experian, Equifax and TransUnion — are dropping certain negative information from credit reports, including tax liens and civil judgments. This forthcoming change comes after FICO’s announcement last year thatContinue reading “If you have tax liens civil judgements or no credit at all, July 1 could be a big day for you.”

Checklist To Buying A Home

In honor of the Southern Maine Spring Market and all the new buyers, I thought it would be helpful to review a standard checklist on what to expect when purchasing a home in Maine. Depending on the location and type of property will determine the finer details of purchase.  For this article, I will presentContinue reading “Checklist To Buying A Home”

ULTIMATE HOME BUYING TIPS

  1. Don’t buy if you can’t stay put. If you are not sure if you will be in one place for at least a few years, then owning is probably not for you, at least not yet. With the transaction costs of buying and selling a home, you may end up losing money ifContinue reading “ULTIMATE HOME BUYING TIPS”

National Home Values

Another year has passed, and while the last 5 of them have been rough for the housing market, we’ve now seen two consecutive quarters with most states showing incremental appreciation. Cause for celebration? Perhaps not, yet this is beginning to look like stabilization and that of course is the first step towards recovery. What’s workingContinue reading “National Home Values”

Looking for a new Home in Maine Online

Real Estate Agents in Maine are finding new ways to generate business everyday Online. Studies indicate that over 80% of today’s home buyers visit the Internet long before seeking the professional assistance of a Real Estate Professional. Below are some popular sites  to visit and become familiar with  their features and benefits. Property Listings &Continue reading “Looking for a new Home in Maine Online”

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