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Joseph Pettinella's blog

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

In the spirit of NEW and HAPPY . . .  we completed a total overhaul of our website just in time for the New Year!

The entire site is searchable and shareable.

It is also built with 'responsive' technology.  This means that no matter what device you are using . . . smart phone, tablet, large screen . . . you can quickly and easily find what you are looking for because the site responds to your screen size and provides you with the best possible  viewing format.

FHA Offers Mortgage Insurance for the Credit-Challenged

If you lost your home to foreclosure, bankruptcy, or short sale during the recession, you may qualify for a new mortgage sooner than you think!

The Federal Housing Administration is offering mortgage insurance to borrowers who once filed for bankruptcy, or who lost their homes through foreclosure or short sale as long as they meet the stated guidelines.

This is really good news for people who suffered a financial devastation caused by the sharp economic downturn, but have since re-established some financial stability.

What is required to qualify?

5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for a Successful Sale

These are some great tips for sellers to prepare your home prior to listing.

5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for a Successful Sale - Want to sell your home quickly and for the best price? Making some small improvements can give buyers the best first impression and make a world of difference when selling your home. Here are 5 tips for getting the best offer sooner. 1. Curb Appeal. The first thing that buyers will see is the outside [...] [RisMedia Consumer News]