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Home Sales Prices are still increasing and next year they are expected to increase another 5%   Now is the time for homeowners and Investors to purchase! Especially for Investors. If you are an investor and you did not purchase property in 2019 you Lost 3.5%  So if the market prices increase another 5% in 2020 as predicted guess what then you lost 8% ..........Make sense 

 

NUMBERS UP

October was another month of gains according to the latest CoreLogic Home Price Index. CoreLogic President and CEO Frank Martell said, "Nationally, over the past year, home prices are up 3.5% with the rate of growth accelerating from September into October. We expect home prices to rise at least another 5% over the next 12 months."

 

LARGER LIMITS

Buyers

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Many of my clients fear homeownership because the financial commitment of a mortgage will conflict with the lifestyle they’re already accustomed to. They fear they’ll need to scale back on everything just to invest in a home.   However, the truth is that there are numerous benefits to owning a home. Today’s record-low interest rates and the copious amounts of tax and equity benefits are just a few. As your personal real estate expert, it’s my job to know all the great rewards of owning a home. Call or email me today to find out how you can benefit!

 

Best Regards,

 

Robert Ward - Owner/REALTOR® 
Wave Beach Realty, LLC
802 41st Ave South, Unit 102
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Call/Text  910-840-2287
Office:  843-399-6133
Fax:  843-663-5134

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Tips to sell your house!    For Sale By Owner 

Most people think that selling their house is easy—you just throw a sign in the yard and wait for someone to come along and make you an offer.  A lot of people’s first instant is if they don’t hire a realtor so they can save some money….Well, nationals statics show that sellers that used a Realtor received a better return on their investment. You Say How Is that? Well, Realtors have an advantage from the start we have all the tools and experience to price the property correctly and to handle all the challenges during the process. 

You need to be prepared if you decide to sell your property yourself… You will be asked every possible question about your property, financing, lenders, What are the different

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All Buyers including First-time Buyers

 

Here are some tips for all buyers to do, First Check your credit score or if you already have a lender let them check it for you so you will know if you are ready to start shopping for properties.

If you are not already working with a lender then you need to call a few to see which one can get you the best interest rate on a loan. Make sure to tell them you are a first time home buyer (if you have not bought in the last 5 years you may qualify for this always ask)  and see what type of a loan you qualify for. If you are a veteran make sure to ask about VA loans but do not limit yourself to just a VA loan make sure to compare it to other loans because it may not be your best option. 

 

No Down Payment

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Here is a Tip you need to read:  Things to know about Fixer Uppers, Repairs Needed, and  “AS IS” Properties for sale

Any property that is being sold AS IS, That Needs Repairs or listed as a Fixer Upper.

If you need any financing on these types of properties it may be difficult if not impossible to get any type of loan on the property.  

So I would suggest you talk to a lender before you even going out and looking at the property. If you have any inspection, appraisals or anything done you would have to pay for it all up front then if your lender does not approve it you do not get that money back!  Keep that in mind. 

Keep this in Mind also……If a Lender where to finance such properties they will not allow You to do the repairs they would

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Investment Properties, Condo Rentals, Vacation Homes, 2nd homes, Weekend Getaways HOA FEES, Rental Information

From Robert Ward  WaveBeachRealty.com

  

There is a lot to know about purchasing investment/rental properties at the beach and I will do my best to assist you every step of the way.

Here are a few things to look for with investment/rental properties. The first thing is the price, of course. Then Location Location Locations,  the rental history, the taxes, and then the monthly fees. HOA fees are not all created equal! They are determined by the location of the unit in the building (View), what floor its on, the square footage of the unit, how many Amenities the resorts provide, and one of the biggest things is the Insurance on the

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