Posts Tagged ‘buyers’

050. Market Snapshot Tutorial – Reside Real Estate

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

This is a tutorial of Top Producer’s Market Snapshot, a unique service I offer to my friends, assoicates, and clients. You can view homes currently for sale and recently sold as well as view graphs and data for market conditions and community data.

Welcome, my name is David Doucette from Reside Real Estate.com and I am here to present to you “The Market Snapshot Tutorial”, which is an awesome tool to help you stay on top of what’s happening in your neighborhood. You can see homes currently for sale; currently on the market; homes that have recently sold; you can see community statistics and all kinds of other good information. The tutorial is coming up, right now!

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049. what does price per square foot mean?

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

I discuss the importance of looking at the price per square foot in your neighborhood to get a good idea of market value, especially when your considering buying or selling a home.

Hello and welcome everybody to another episode of the Reside Daily Bite, I’m your host, David Doucette. Today, I’m happy to bring out the board – the board is back! It is Tuesday, so here in LA area, we do – our brokers- open on Tuesdays and I want to talk briefly about the price per square foot.

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043. what is a short sale?

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

I discuss what is a short sale and the requirements to be considered for a short sale.

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039. Did You Say Negative Equity Until 2015?

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

I discussed an article i just recieved from the California Association of Realtors and the findings of a group called First American CoreLogic. The results may surprise you.

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035. the federal home buyer tax credit ends today

Friday, April 30th, 2010

San Franciscio Gate – Will loss of tax credit discourage home buyers?

I discuss an article in the san francisco gate about the federal home buyer tax credit expiring today.

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034. phase 4 of the home buying process, the closing phase

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

i discuss phase 4 of the home buying process, the closing phase. i also show off my new intro.

Hello everybody and welcome to another episode of the Reside Daily Bite; I’m your host, David Doucette. Today we’re going to talk about the final phase in the home buying process -Phase 4. As you recall in the earlier bites this week, we talked about Phase 1, the looking phase; Phase 2, the finding phase; Phase 3, the buying phase. And today, Phase 4 is the closing phase -very exciting phase. This is where the work really starts to begin once we have that accepted offer.

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033. phase 3 of the home buying process, the buying phase

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

I discuss phase 3 of the home buying process, the buying phase.

Hello and welcome to another episode of the Reside Daily Bite; I’m your host, David Doucette and today, we are going to continue with our four steps or four phases of the home buying process. Today, we’re going to be covering step 3 -the buying phase- which can be the most exciting phase for many people. The other day, we covered step 1- the looking phase. Yesterday, we covered step 2 – the finding phase and here we are at the buying phase.

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032. phase 2 of the home buying process, the finding phase

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

I discuss phase 2 of the home buying process, the finding phase.

Hello everybody and welcome to another episode of the Reside Daily Bite; I’m your host, David Doucette and today, we are going to continue our dialogue about the 4 phases or 4 stages in the home buying process. Yesterday we talked about the looking phase; today, we’re going to talk about phase 2 – the finding phase; tomorrow we’ll talk about phase 3 – the buying phase and then phase 4 – the closing phase.

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031. phase 1 of the home buying process, the looking phase

Monday, April 26th, 2010

In this video, i discuss the first phase of the home buying process, the looking phase. i also announce “the reside daily bite” is officially on itunes. click here!

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016. keller williams and colette ching

Monday, April 5th, 2010

In this daily bite, I discussed the interview I did last Friday with Colette Ching, Keller Williams Santa Monica for the Reside Realtor Online Radio Show. We had a great discussion about Keller Williams culture, how the progressive company is one of the hottest brokerages around. We also discussed the Santa Monica office, or market center, and what makes us so strong. Be sure to check out the entire audio interview on the Reside Realtor Online Radio Show episode 007.
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014. quickie on FHA loans

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

In this video, I gave a quick overview of FHA loans.

Hello everybody and welcome to the Reside Daily Bite; I’m your host, David Doucette and today I want to talk to you a little bit about FHA loans and what all that means. The FHA or the Federal Housing Administration is a division of HUD and from their website I want to read a couple of things…

It’s part of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. FHA provides mortgage insurance on single-family, multifamily, manufactured homes and hospital loans made by FHA-approved lenders throughout the US. Borrowers obviously need to meet certain requirements to qualify for the insurance but lenders bear less risk because FHA will pay the lender if the homeowner defaults.
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013. the federal and california homebuyer tax credit UPDATE

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

THIS IS AN IMPORTANT UPDATE TO RESIDE DAILY BITE 012.

In this video,  I discussed the fact that you may qualify for BOTH the federal homebuyer tax credit and California homebuyer tax credit IF you have an accepted offer by April 30, so it is possible to potentially qualify for both tax credits for a total of $18,000 in tax credits. Be sure to consult with your tax attorney or CPA to find out if the tax credits apply to your situation.

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012. the federal and california home buyer tax credits

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

PLEASE SEE RESIDE DAILY BITE 013 FOR AN UPDATE ON THIS VIDEO and how you may qualify for both tax credits. In this video, I incorrectly stated that it’s not possible to qualify for both but the California Association of Realtors just released information to show how it is possible and this is covered in episode 013.

In this video, I discuss and compare the federal home buyer tax credit with the California home buyer tax credit. Be sure to consult with your tax attorney or CPA to find out if the tax credits apply to you.
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011. the cost of waiting part II

Monday, March 29th, 2010

In this episode, I discussed the 6 factors that may make buying a home more expensive in the upcoming months.
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010. the cost of waiting

Friday, March 26th, 2010

In this episode, I’m joined by my favorite mortgage broker, Dean Piller. Dean came to the office today to record “The Reside Realtor Online Radio Show” and it gave me the idea to introduce Dean to the Reside Daily Bite crowd.

We briefly talk about the upcoming radio show in which we talk about “The Cost of Waiting” to purchase a home. The federal tax credit is set to expire, FHA may be raising the downpayment requirements, private mortgage insurance will be increasing, interest rates will be going up, and home values may be rising. This is a great episode for those of you sitting on the fence. You can listen by clicking episode 006. — The Cost of Waiting.
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