Archive for Archive for October, 2011

World Population is Projected to hit 7 Billions by Monday Oct. 31st!

Sometime on Monday October 31, 2011 the world population is projected to hit 7 billion. By 2050 the world population is projected to be 10.5 billion. Very interesting! World population by the billions 1 billion – 1804 2 billion – 1927 3 billion – 1959 4 billion – 1974 5 billion – 1987 6 billion […]

Posted by: najirashid on Friday, October 28th, 2011

Free eBook “10 Mistakes Home Buyers Make!”

Many potential home buyers have downloaded my free eBook “10 Mistakes Home Buyers Make” and have told me how it saved them money on their home purchase. Here is the list of 10 mistakes you should avoid. Download the eBook, its free (you need Adobe Reader) and it could save you  money also. I look […]

Posted by: najirashid on Monday, October 24th, 2011

Homeownership Beats Renting in 3 Out of 4 U.S. Cities!

Trulia examined the cost of renting versus buying in America’s 50 largest cities  and found that buying is more affordable in 72% of major cities.  Three reasons buying a home has become more affordable in 72% of major cities than renting . 1. Rental prices have increased.  The rental market has become flooded with homeowners […]

Posted by: najirashid on Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Home Buyer Seminar With Harbel Housing Partnership!

I will be presenting for Harbel Housing Partnership tomorrow October 6th at the Towson Library from 6:00pm- 9:00pm. Harbel is a great non-profit housing counseling organization that educate first-time home buyers. I’ve  been presenting for them for 8 years. If you would like to attend one of their workshops please give me a call at […]

Posted by: najirashid on Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

How Much Earnest Money Deposit Do You Need!

I normally recommend that a buyer put no more than 1% earnest money deposit down when submitting an offer. If the offer price is $200,000, than the earnest money deposit should be $2,000. This is my rule of thumb, there is no set amount. My responsibility is to limit my buyers’ financial exposure. When an […]

Posted by: najirashid on Tuesday, October 4th, 2011