First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit
Wed, Mar 25, 2009
In its efforts to stimulate the economy and revive the housing market, Congress has enacted legislation providing a tax credit of up to $8,000 for first-time home buyers.
Time is of the essence for buyers who want to take advantage of this opportu... Read More
2009 FHA Mortgage Limits
Wed, Mar 25, 2009
As a result of the enactment of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA), HUD released the new 2009 FHA Mortgage limits for 2009. These limits went into effect Feb 25, 2009. For more information or to get pre-qualified for a loan contact ... Read More
Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac - Increase Fees as of April 1st
Sun, Mar 08, 2009
As of April 1st 2009 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be increasing their fees making it harder for those wishing to purchase a home. The following is an article written by Kenneth R. Harney on the drastic changes coming.
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Orlando Business Journal on Record-Breaking Deal
Sat, Mar 07, 2009
Orlando Business Journal Recognizes Karen Arbutine’s Record-Breaking Deal
Residential and commercial real estate in Central Florida slowed considerably in 2008, as the effects of the credit crunch and sour economy trickled down to developers, cont... Read More
Re/MAX | Globally Connected Marketing Center
Fri, Mar 06, 2009
Connecting Buyers & Sellers Worldwide
RE/MAX is dedicated to expanding is global marketing to remotes parts of the world giving you more visibility and endless possibilities.
Karen Arbutine a leading RE/MAX real estate professional, ut... Read More
Florida Public Auctions: What You Should Know
Thu, Mar 05, 2009
Tough economic times bring opportunities for those that have extra capital to invest in real estate. Those looking for a real estate bargain in Orlando, Florida should consider buying a house through a Florida Public Auction.Purchasing a home through... Read More
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What Seniors Need to Know Before Purchasing a New Home
Purchasing a home can throw curve balls your way at any age, but the potential pitfalls can be magnified when the one doing the purchasing is a senior. Plenty of seniors, however, are able to finance a new home, move, and live comfortably in their new setting. Here are some of the things you must know before diving in headfirst. Read More
Karen is featured again in the premier REALTORS in Orlando Magazine
Whether you’re trying to buy or sell real estate, getting the best deal—especially in these challenging times—means finding an agent who possesses savvy and know-how and gets results. On these pages are some Central Florida agents who have demonstrated those skills.
Orlando magazine’s list of “Hot 100’’ real estate professionals is in alphabetical order and compiled from several sources. We consider data on sales volume, value of sales, number of sales, number of listings and value of listings. Read More