For Sale: 4BR/3+1BA Single Family House in Catoosa, OK, $359,000

 Fabulous home in prestigious Ridgewood Park

130 Williamsburg Street, Catoosa, OK

 

For Sale: 4BR/3+1BA Single Family House in Catoosa, OK, $359,000.

 

For Sale: 3BR/2+1BA Single Family House in Claremore, OK, $225,000

 

22364 Riverwood Court Claremore, OK

 

 Talk about a beautiful home in Claremore’s Riverwood Estate!

 

For Sale: 3BR/2+1BA Single Family House in Claremore, OK, $225,000.

 

For all your Claremore Real Estate needs call Jody Grubbs 918-798-7271

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OK. You Win. Stop Listening to Real Estate Agents!

OK. You Win. Stop Listening to Real Estate Agents!.

 

Financing Available for Fannie Mae Owned Properties

Great financing on Fannie Mae owned properties. Check them out at www.homepath.com. Even rehab loans.

If  you need more information on finding a Fannie Mae owned property in the Claremore area, give me a call.

918.798.7271

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Analyzing buying a house?   If you are considering a real estate purchase do it now.   Mid April financing changes will cost you money and reduce your buying power!

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Homeownership: What Americans Think

Homeownership: What Americans Think.

Whatever your real estate goals, Jody Grubbs is determined to see you reach them.

 Give her a call today–you’ll be glad you did!
(918) 798-7271

 

For Buyers:The Financial Opportunity of a Lifetime?

For Buyers:The Financial Opportunity of a Lifetime?.

Inspection Reports – “Heads Up” Buyer

Let’s say today you found the house of your dreams and you can’t live without it.  It is in your price range and it is divine.  It looks like it has really been cared for.  Should you hire an inspector?  Your Realtor® recommends it so you do.

Home Inspector

Buyer, the inspector’s job is to make you aware.  You are looking to expose big problems with which would be a “deal killer”, right?  Remember, you will get a 37 page (give or take a few) report from the inspector that will expose the most minuscule defects along with the big stuff.  Now, keep in mind, inspectors are human.  I know that is hard to believe but it is true.  Sometimes they miss items, sometimes they make recommendations that they shouldn’t in error.  Give them a break and remember, the inspection report is not a “to do” list for the seller.  It is a “heads up” for the buyer.  Is there something so awful in the report that ruins the house of your dreams for you or just minor stuff that is part of home ownership?  There was only one perfect man that ever walked on earth, that was Jesus Christ.  There never has been and never will be a perfect house so stop looking for it!

Talk about your fixer upper!

Houses that need TLC fall into two categories in my opinion:
  1. Outdated, dirty and basically ugly and
  2. Damaged, deferred maintenance, and basically trashed out.

    Fixer Upper

Unless you have a 20% – 30% down payment, you will need to be verrrrrry cautious looking at houses in category two. RD and FHA loans require the house to pass an inspection so broken windows, bad roof, missing built in appliances, etc., are a no go. Somebody has to do those things before closing, and if the owner can’t or won’t, what to do?

Sometimes buyers pay for the repairs prior to closing and assume all the risk. If the property is bank owned, the banks or HUD will not allow buyers to do repairs prior to closing. If the seller still owns the property, what do they have to lose by letting the buyer replace the appliances and the roof? Yep, you got it! Many lenders do not permit rehab loans where you get the cost of repairs in the loan. If you are looking at properties which need TLC, check with your mortgage lender.