First Time Home Buyer

It’s Not Final until it’s Final! Don’t Jeopardize Your Loan Approval: Home Buying – Ventura Real Estate

by Gary and Lisa Schoeffler April 4, 2011 Buyers

Good behavior matters.

With that in mind, here are 8 things you should absolutely not do between the date of application and the date of funding.  I’ve been doing this long enough that I can say with certainty: Ignore these rules at your own peril.

Bad Mortgage Behavior, Defined

Don’t buy a new car or trade-up to a bigger …

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It’s the perfect time to buy that dream home

by Gary and Lisa Schoeffler September 8, 2010 First Time Home Buyer

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The unstable market has put some buyers on hold, but one housing expert says it actually makes sense to buy now.

Of course, that’s easier said than done. With the unemployment rate at 9.6%, not to mention today’s tighter lending standards, buying a home is simply unattainable for many people.

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California Legislature extends homebuyer tax credit

by Gary and Lisa Schoeffler March 24, 2010 First Time Home Buyer

The Associated Press

Published: Monday, Mar. 22, 2010 – 6:22 pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers have voted to extend a $10,000 tax credit for first-time home buyers.

 The credit will apply to first-time buyers who purchase new or existing homes between May 1 and Dec. 31 of this year. It is for 5 percent of the purchase …

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Sears Coupons – Appliance Program

by Gary and Lisa Schoeffler January 19, 2010 First Time Home Buyer

If you are interested in taking advantage of the Sears Appiance Program, simply call (800)215-3979 to be directed to the closest center.  They will also provide you with a website for online shopping. When you call, give them the customer code: CU079476.

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First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit Extended Into 2010! Ventura Real Estate

by Gary and Lisa Schoeffler November 6, 2009 First Time Home Buyer

First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit Extended Into 2010!
Plus…A New Tax Credit for Certain Existing Home Owners!
It’s official. President Obama has signed a bill that extends the tax credit for first-time homebuyers (FTHBs) into the first half of 2010. This program had been scheduled to expire on November 30, 2009.

In addition to extending the tax credit …

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