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CNN Money Calls Purchasing Real Estate in 2010 a “No-Brainer”

As we are on a roller coaster on a downhill slope toward the end of the tax credit, we are weighing the question of why buy in 2010.  NAEBA, the National Association of Exclusive Buyers Agents, is a network of trusted agents who represent only buyers' best interests and we will help you examine the top 5 benefits of buying now. 1. No one has a crystal ball into the 2010 market, but once the tax credits end, mortgage rates are anticipated to skyrocket. For this reason, the longer you wait to purchase, the more expensive your new home could be. 2.

Home Buying Experts Support New Legislation to Remove Home Buyer Tax Credit Marriage Penalty

The National Association of Exclusive Buyer Agents (NAEBA) expresses support for legislation recently introduced by Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY17) that would amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 eliminating the so called "marriage penalty" from the Home Buyer Tax Credit.

The current guidelines require both spouses to have the same exact ownership history in order to claim the tax credit, a standard that does not apply to unmarried couples, effectively penalizing married homebuyers.

Record low mortgage rates continue; increases expected soon

AVONDALE, AZ - February 19, 2010 - The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., known as Freddie Mac, released the latest results of its weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey showing that the 30-year, fixed rate mortgage finance rate averaged 4.93 percent with an average 0.7 point for the week ending Feb. 18, 2010,down from last week's average of 4.97 percent, maintaining historic lows in home financing rates. One year ago the average 30-year rate surveyed by Freddie Mac was 5.04%.

BOOMERS LEAD IN SECOND HOME PURCHASES COAST TO COAST

NAEBA agents witness Boomer clientele on the rise in 2010 AVONDALE, AZ, March 1, 2010 - The Baby Boomer Generation, the vanguard of economic and social trends since the 1950s when their swelling numbers forced a drastic increase in public school building, are now the leading edge in the surge of purchasing second homes throughout the country. Boomers are buying second homes for investment, vacation properties and in many cases eventual retirement homes, and statistics show that one of the key buying features for a second home is its proximity to water.

NAEBA: Still time to claim up to an $8,000 US tax credit for home purchases

The National Association of Exclusive Buyer Agents advises that first-time homebuyers and repeat purchasers can claim substantial tax credits if they buy a qualifying home before April 30, 2010. AVONDALE, AZ - Homebuyer tax credits of up to $8,000 established in 2009 federal legislation are set to expire at the end of April, but there is still time for new home buyers and even existing home owners to take advantage of these substantial incentives to purchase a home, advises the National Association of Exclusive Buyer Agents (NAEBA).

Home buying tax credits to end April 30, 2010; still time to take advantage

First-time home buyers can secure a federal income tax credit of up to $8,000 and existing homeowners can claim a tax credit of up to $6,500 if they enter into a binding sales contract to purchase a home by April 30, 2010, and complete the closing by June 30, 2010. The National Association of Exclusive Buyer Agents (NAEBA) says there is still time to claim this substantial incentive money, but advises prospective buyers to act quickly.

Home Buyers Have More to Weigh than Tax Savings in ‘10, Caution NAEBA Agents

Buying a home can be complicated with the switching of first-time home buyers tax rules. Sometimes a real estate agent isn’t up to speed on all the rules. Having an Exclusive Buyers Agent is a smart bet. Avondale, AZ (PRWEB) December 31, 2009—The National Association of Exclusive Buyers Agents (NAEBA) announced today that home buyers have more to weigh than the tax incentive in 2010. While buyers have more inventory from which to choose than ever before, the downside is that they have to scrutinize their purchase more thoroughly prior to purchase.

Even Wikipedia Knows the Difference Between an Exclusive Buyer Agent and the Rest of the Realtors

National Association of Exclusive Buyer Agents members work solely on behalf of home buyers in real estate transactions, ensuring trust and committed representation. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 14, 2009—From its headquarters a few miles west of the epicenter of Phoenix, the National Association of Exclusive Buyer Agents is working to educate the U.S. population about exactly what it is that an Exclusive Buyer Agent does. One of the ways NAEBA is gaining ground in its mission is through the launch of its new website in 2009, http://www.naeba.org.

Quick Decorating Fixes for Home Buyers

So you've decided to buy a home and your Exclusive Buyer Representative has carefully vetted all of your desires in that new home. One of the services your NAEBA real estate agent will do is to show you all of the properties that fit your "model" in your preferred location at or under your loan approval amount. An independent buyer agent is different than other Realtors in that he/she will also show you homes listed for sale by owner, foreclosure properties and others not necessarily shown in the MLS.

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