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February 2011

VA Loans and Veteran Homeownership in Nevada

Image via Wikipedia When Congress created the VA Home Loan Guaranty program in 1944, Las Vegas would have been unrecognizable compared to the city it has become today. Now, thanks to the federal government’s generous subsidized home loan program, military homebuyers have the ability to use a Nevada VA loan to purchase a home in Nevada. Because of their great terms, VA loans are popular among military members and have aided more than 19 million Vets in purchasing a home. After picking out a home in Las Vegas, buyers must consider their financing options. Two things that are central to... Read more →

Real Estate Professionals! Are you interested in generating more leads from your online marketing efforts? Do you want to learn some FREE techniques and strategies to market your listings and generate leads online? Do you want to know how to get buyer leads online even if you don't have listings? Then, mark your calendars for Wednesday, March 2nd, 9am-10am PST! I am conducting a FREE webinar, sponsored by Realty ONE Group that will give you online strategies to implement now to grow your business. REGISTER NOW You can enjoy the webinar from the comfort of your home or any computer... Read more →

Help Your Client Find the Best Alternative to Foreclosure… Next CFAC℠ Designation Course Las Vegas Short Sale Training Certified Foreclosure Alternatives Consultant℠ Trainers: Jan O'Brien, Steven Kitnick, & Attorney Robert Noggle Wed. February 23rd, 2011 | 9:00 am to 4:00 pm includes Lunch Location: Toll Brothers ~ Traccia Clubhouse ~ Summerlin 11350 Merado Peak Dr., LV, NV 89135 From 215 Beltway exit Sahara Ave. ~ just west of the 215 ~ across from the entrance to Red Rock Country Club $109 (Reg. $229 ~ Save $120) register before February 18th, after $149. Register ONLINE Now or call (702) 255-8722 Download... Read more →

FHA Extends 90 Day Anti-Flipping Waiver to Expedite REO Sales

There is some good news for the Las Vegas Real Estate market and home buyers wishing to purchase a home with FHA financing that was sold at a trustee sale and now on the market for sale (aka "flipped"). The Federal Housing Administration has extended the suspension of its ‘anti-flipping rule’ through the remainder of 2011. FHA regulations typically prohibit insuring a mortgage on a home owned by the seller for less than 90 days, but in February of last year, FHA temporarily waived this regulation through January 31, 2011, noting that in today’s foreclosure-ravaged marketplace, the agency’s research has... Read more →