Tag: Buying A Home

Are You Prepared to Attend a Home Showing?
Posted on 12/08/2019
Are You Prepared to Attend a Home Showing?
Home showing preparation is key for any homebuyer. In fact, if you know how to get ready for a home showing, you may be better equipped than other buyers to assess a house and determine whether to move forward with an offer to purchase. Ultimately, there are many ways that a homebuyer can prepare to attend a home showing,...
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Why There's No Need to Wait to Pursue Your Dream Home
Posted on 12/01/2019
Why There's No Need to Wait to Pursue Your Dream Home
If you've always dreamed of owning a house, there is no need to wait to enter the real estate market. In fact, there are many reasons to kick off a house search today, and these include: 1. You can upgrade from your current residence. If you live with family members or friends or rent an apartment, buying a home...
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When Should You Buy a Residence?
Posted on 11/17/2019
When Should You Buy a Residence?
The right time to purchase a home varies from person to person. Meanwhile, buying a house is one of the biggest decisions an individual may make in his or her lifetime. As such, it is important to weigh your options closely to determine if now if the right time to buy a house. There are several things you can...
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Finding the Right Agent for Your Needs and Goals
Posted on 11/03/2019
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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What you Need to Know About Home Equity
Posted on 10/20/2019
What you Need to Know About Home Equity
Buying your first home is a big decision; one that involves a lengthy process of saving money, building credit, and planning the next phase of your life. However, owning a home comes with one major payoff: home equity.Simply put, home equity is the amount of your home that you’ve paid off. However, it does get more complicated when we...
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Should You Set a Deadline for Buying a Home?
Posted on 06/16/2019
Should You Set a Deadline for Buying a Home?
If possible, it helps to maintain a flexible deadline as you navigate the homebuying journey. Because if you have a tight deadline in place, you risk making a rash homebuying decision. And as a result, you may pay too much to acquire a home. Perhaps even worse, you risk purchasing a house that fails to match your expectations. As...
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What Can a Buyer Learn from a House Showing?
Posted on 05/05/2019
What Can a Buyer Learn from a House Showing?
A showing enables a buyer to walk through a residence and envision what life may be like if he or she purchases it. And if a buyer crafts a home showing strategy, he or she can make the most of this opportunity. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you plan ahead for a house showing....
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What to Do If a Seller Conceals a Defect
Posted on 04/07/2019
What to Do If a Seller Conceals a Defect
When buying a house in California, you have a legal right to sue the seller if you discover a defect that your sellers seem not to have mentioned to you beforehand. It could be a new coat of paint hiding water damage and mold infestation. It could also be a leaking roof that is letting water get into...
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Where Should You Search for Your Dream House?
Posted on 02/18/2019
Where Should You Search for Your Dream House?
If you want to enjoy a successful homebuying experience, it may be beneficial to hone your house search to residences in a select group of cities and towns. That way, you can speed up the process of finding and buying your dream residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you narrow your house search. 1....
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Are You Ready to Pursue Your Dream House?
Posted on 02/11/2019
Are You Ready to Pursue Your Dream House?
Let's face it – purchasing your dream home may prove to be an uphill climb, particularly for a homebuyer who fails to prepare accordingly. Lucky for you, we're here to help you make your homeownership dream a reality and ensure you can discover your ideal residence in no time at all. Now, let's take a look at three tips...
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How Long Will It Take To Close On My First Home?
Posted on 02/04/2019
How Long Will It Take To Close On My First Home?
Do you ever wish that they taught a class in high school called, “Things You’ll Actually Need to Know In Life?” You’d learn how to prepare your taxes, what investing is, and how to buy a home. Unfortunately, all of these important life lessons tend to be self-taught; you pick them up along the way and learn from your...
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Should You Spend More On Your First House?
Posted on 01/28/2019
Should You Spend More On Your First House?
When you think of your real estate budget, you should know that the more you spend on a home, the more overhead costs you’ll face. You’ll need to pay for things like real estate agent fees, attorneys fees, and other closing costs. The more you pay for a house, the higher all of these fees will be since they...
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