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FHA Tightens Some Parts of Loan Requirements, Leaves Others Alone

FHA, which insures close to 6 million loans in our country, is tightening some standards, while leaving others alone. Several months ago the FHA reserves, which congress has mandated to be 2%, fell lower than .5% due largely to delinquent

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First Time Homebuyers $8,000 Tax Credit – New Form and Some Delays

The First Time Homebuyers Tax Credit was extended and expanded on November 6, 2009 as it was set to expire on November 30, 2009.  On November 24th I wrote a post about how to claim the credit  stating when the

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Lake Powell Luxury Home Sales December 2009

December was a good month for luxury home sales in the Lake Powell area. The most expensive home sold was in Greenehaven at Lake Powell View Estates for $800,000. View Larger Map From the map you can see the excellent

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What's Happening in the Page Arizona Real Estate Market – December 2009

As previously discussed there are some great opportunities for home ownership right now with the $8000 first time home buyer tax credit and the $6,500 step up home buyer tax credit. Also because of the rural location of the Page

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New Additon To The Lake Powell Real Estate Blog

I opened a new section of The Lake Powell Real Estate Blog a few days ago and have been test driving it. So far – Cool! Posterous, is a email blogging format with varried uses.  I’ve attached Posterous to my

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Indigo Ridge Blvd Now Open

Indigo Ridge Blvd is open to the public and offers stunning views of our area. The road is two lanes with a speed limit of 25 mph. Indigo Ridge is the premier master planned community in Page, AZ,  offering quality

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Page AZ Real Estate Market Report – November 2009

Page, AZ real estate sales were a bit higher in November than in October, which is unusual. I would think this is due somewhat to the extension of the $8000 homebuyer tax credit. Here’s what happened in November: Single Family

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More Information on the $8000 Homebuyers Tax Credit – How to Claim the Credit

Update Jane 15, 2010: IRS Release From to Claim Credit for 2010. It is almost tax time and with the extension of the first time homebuyers tax credit, along with the addition on the move up credit, the questions are

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Lake Powell Answers – A new Series on The Lake Powell Real Estate Blog

Mold???? It is not mold…. Questions – lots and lots of questions. Lake Powell, while frequently surrounded in controversy is a beautiful, secluded, and unique area. A few weeks ago I saw a question posted  about the grass at the

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Lake Powell Real Estate Market Report – Page and Greenehaven Arizona October 2009

While prices have remained pretty steady here in the Page Lake Powell area, the amount of units selling is about on track with last year.  Even at steady, it is still significantly lower than two years ago but we’ve not

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