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Posted on 01/21/2019
Finding the Right Agent for Your Needs and Goals
If you've set a goal of buying your first home within the next year, there are several things you can begin doing now to set the stage for a positive experience. While it pays to familiarize yourself with everything from your credit score to mortgage options, choosing a good real estate agent will prove to be an invaluable advantage...
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Posted on 01/14/2019
What to Expect After You Attend a House Showing
After you complete a home showing, you may face a dilemma. If you like a house following a showing, you may want to set up a follow-up showing or submit an offer to purchase. Or, if you are dissatisfied with the results of a home showing, you may want to continue your house search. It helps to know what...
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Posted on 01/07/2019
Contingency Clauses 101
If this is your first time buying a home, you might feel a bit intimidated by the purchase contract. Contracts are often filled with industry and legal jargon, making them difficult to understand for the average buyer and seller. Contingencies in particular give some buyers cause for concern because their contract depends on the contingencies being fulfilled. However, in...
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Posted on 12/31/2018
Common Homebuying Concerns, and How to Resolve Them
If you plan to buy a home in the immediate future, there are several concerns that you should address before you embark on your house search. In fact, some of the most common homebuying concerns include: 1. Lack of Home Financing You know you want to purchase a house, but obtaining financing sometimes is difficult. Fortunately, if you meet...
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Posted on 12/24/2018
Avoid Risks During the Homebuying Journey
Let's face it – there are many risks that you may face during the homebuying journey. From submitting an offer on a house that ultimately proves to be a poor investment to failing to obtain a mortgage due to a bad credit score, there are various issues that may prevent you from achieving your desired results. Lucky for you,...
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Posted on 12/10/2018
Buying a Home? Here's How to Negotiate an Offer
If you’re a first-time homebuyer you might be worried or anxious about the process of making an offer on a home. After all, negotiating isn’t something most of us look forward to on a day to day basis and we try to avoid it when possible. When it comes to buying a home, however, negotiating is usually part of...
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Posted on 11/26/2018
Checklist: Are You Ready for Homeownership?
Buying a home is a lengthy process that requires months or even years of planning. The end result, however, is to have a home you can truly call your own and to own equity that you can then use later down the road. Figuring out the right time to buy a home can be difficult for prospective homeowners. You’ll...
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Posted on 11/12/2018
5 Common Mistakes First Time Homebuyers Make and How to Avoid Them
Buying your first home is undoubtedly a long and complex process for someone who has little to no experience in the subject. Your average first-time homeowner learns as they go, with the help of their real estate agent and mortgage lender. But, even so, first-time buyers often make many mistakes along the way that they could have avoided with...
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Posted on 10/29/2018
3 Things You Need to Consider Before You Attend a Home Showing
You know you want to pursue a home, and as such, likely plan to attend lots of house showings in the near future. Before you check out a residence in-person, however, it generally is a good idea to prepare as much as possible. That way, you can use a home showing to learn about a residence, evaluate a house's...
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Posted on 10/15/2018
3 Steps to Close on a Home
After you buy a house, it may be only a few weeks before your closing date arrives. At this point, you and the home seller will finalize your transaction. And if everything goes according to plan, you'll own a new home. Getting to closing day, however, sometimes can be difficult. Lucky for you, we're here to help ensure you...
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Posted on 10/08/2018
Use Common Sense During Your House Search
You don't need to be a real estate market expert to find and acquire a great house at a budget-friendly price. In fact, if you use common sense during your home search, you should have no trouble achieving your desired homebuying results. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you discover your dream home. 1. Consider...
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Posted on 09/03/2018
Buy a Home for the Right Price
Entering the housing market may be difficult for a buyer. In many instances, buyers worry about paying too much for a house. On the other hand, the temptation to overspend on a house sometimes can be overwhelming for a homebuyer who is concerned about losing his or her dream residence to a rival buyer. Fortunately, we're here to help...
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