Posts Tagged ‘finance’

025. 12 costs buyers should know about

Friday, April 16th, 2010

In this episode, i discuss an article from yahoo real estate titled “12 hidden costs to be aware of”. while i don’t believe these costs are hidden, they should be taken into consideration when planning your budget during the home buying process. i keep it simple and short and just name the items. for a complete discussion of each of the 12 items, tune into the reside realtor online radio show, episode 009.


009. the reside real estate podcast – 12 costs buyers should know about

Friday, April 16th, 2010

episode 009. 12 costs buyers should know about

  • in this episode, i discuss 12 costs buyers should know about and take into consideration as they plan their budgets during the home buying process. you can click to read the complete yahoo news article.

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023. southern california market conditions showing signs of improvement?

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

In this episode, I discussed an article that was printed in the la times today describing the southern california marketplace showing signs of improvement.

022. interest rates will rise, but how much & when?

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

In this episode I discussed several factors that may be contributing to the inevitable rise in interest rates that industry experts are expecting to take place over the next 8-9 months.

Hello and welcome to another episode of the Reside Daily Bite; I’m your host, David Doucette. Today, I want to talk to you about interest rates and the reality that they will be going up, how soon, how quick, we don’t know and by how much remains to be seen. But we think they will definitely be going up.

021. opting out from credit card companies pulling your info

Monday, April 12th, 2010

In this episode, i discuss a great website to opt-out of not only recieving those annoying credit card offers, but also to prevent your credit card companies from accessing your credit report and making changes to your terms and conditions because of something on your credit report. (more…)

013. the federal and california homebuyer tax credit UPDATE

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010


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.


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.

30 year fixed rate mortgage falls below 5%

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

the 30 year fixed rate mortgage fell below 5% last week for the third time this year which is great news for those of you considering purchasing soon or those of you considering refinancing your current mortgage. one of my favorite news sources, marketwatch, reported the news on february 11.  you can read the full article here. 

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