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Realtors® in Tennessee looking for continuing education credits get a big bonus this week: 3 classes in the span of as many days. And they all focus on growing your real estate business through renovation lending.
Imagine the scenario: a home buyer wants to find the perfect house, so they call a trusted REALTOR® to go look at some houses they picked out on the web. The REALTOR and buyer hop into the car and go house hunting. But each home they find, the buyer finds something wrong with it: old windows, peeling paint, 1980s decor, 25 year old furnace, rickety deck ... the list goes on. Maybe some of the homes are even HUD homes or other foreclosed properties. So each time, the buyer and REALTOR get back in the car, drive to the next house and do it all over again.
Who: National Renovation Lending Expert Joe DalyWhat: Continuing Education Credits via Renovation Lending 101Where: Springhill Suites | 9698 Hague Road | Indianapolis, IN 46256When: Wednesday December 18th, 2013 | 9:00am until 12 noon(Registration at 8:45am with complimentary breakfast and lunch)Why: The housing market is full of homes that "need work." Realtors can help home buyers find a dream home by using a renovation mortgage on a fixer upper.How: Download the flier here.
See how one of these courses flows at the video below.
Realtor education is important to the housing market and to home buyers. The better informed the agent, the better the experience for buyers. The better the buying experience - and the more stable the buyer is with their choice - the better off the housing market is. This is why Realtors continue their education throughout their careers. It also happens to often be a requirement for Realtor boards, but agents we've talked to do it because they want to be the best.
Foreclosed homes, older housing stock, finicky buyers... it's a recipe for frustration for real estate agents and buyers alike. But it doesn't have to be so painful. In fact, with the right financing options the current housing market can look like a landscape of possibilities and dream homes. What is this mortgage option? A renovation mortgage.
It's a dreaded term in real estate: renovation mortgage. Buyers want to buy a home and move in. Agents want to sell buyers that house in a smooth transaction. It's good for everyone. But in today's housing market that's sometimes easier said than done. Here is when renovation loans like the FHA 203k come into play.
REALTORS® in the Chattanooga, Tennessee area have the chance to earn continuing education credits while learning more about renovation mortgage options like the FHA 203k and HomePath Renovation. Real estate agents and REALTORS will learn how these innovative mortgage loan programs can help sell those hard-to-sell listings. You'll also discover how buyers can borrow the funds needed to purchase and make repairs, upgrades and other improvements... all based on the “future value” of the property.
It's a cold, hard fact of the housing market right now: vacant homes and foreclosures that need work. Whether it's a bank owned home or a Fannie Mae foreclosure, now listed as a HomePath Mortgage-eligible property, these homes are everywhere. They're not exaclty a "sexy sell" when it comes to showing them to home buyers. In fact, it's an issue we recently covered in Renovation Loans: Why Real Estate Agents Should Not Shy Away. Below is an excerpt.
The Columbus housing market has seen it's fair share of ups and downs in the last few years. Foreclosed homes, short sales, vacant houses all present problems for buyers, sellers and agents alike. However, it's not all doom and gloom. Home buyers have options to finance homes in need of repair, and the loans are based on the after-improved value.
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