Home Buying

June 5, 2020

TOP TIPS FOR HOUSE HUNTING ONLINE

 

Hunting for a new home online is a great place to start your search, but it should not be your end all be all. Good listing agents are excellent at highlighting the best features of the home, but keep in mind there may be more than meets the eye ...

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May 7, 2020

How to Safeguard This Big Investment

 

Purchasing a home is one of the largest financial commitments you'll ever make, and it's understandable to want to protect your investment throughout the purchase process. When you're ready to make an offer on a home, adding a contingency to your contract can give you time ...

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April 15, 2020

WHICH DOWN PAYMENT STRATEGY IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

 

You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and stability to save for a long-term goal. It also helps you get favorable rates ...

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March 9, 2020

Townhouse Vs. Condo: Which Should You Buy?

 

Whether it’s your first time buying or you just want to purchase something smaller, townhouses and condos are both great options. Check out the differences between the two to help aid you in your search!

 

Condominiums

 

Condominiums are similar to apartments in that you purchase an individual ...

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March 2, 2020

Home Buying Myths

 

Myth #1 – You Must Put Down 20%

Saving enough for a 20% down payment can be very difficult, but that is not required to purchase a home. You are able to avoid paying PMI if you put 20% down but a lot of lenders offer loans with 10 ...

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Jan. 16, 2020

5 Types of Home Inspections to Know

 

Most buyers and sellers know that a home inspection is an essential part of the purchase process. But in real estate, there's more than just one type of inspection to consider. In fact, there are dozens. 

Whether you're purchasing a new home or investment property, selling ...

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Jan. 6, 2020

Home Inspection

 

A home inspection is an objective visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a home, from the roof to the foundation. If problems or symptoms are found, the inspector may recommend further evaluation.

 

What will my home inspection include?

The standard home inspector’s report will review ...

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Dec. 12, 2019

Winter Moving Tips

 

Buying a home during warmer months is certainly more convenient when it comes to moving into that new home of yours. You don’t have to worry about snow or freezing temperatures affecting your move. Tracking that snow into the house is also an issue you don’t need to consider ...

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Nov. 8, 2019

First-Time Home Buyer Frequently Asked Questions

 

The home buying process can be a bit overwhelming, especially for first-time home buyers. It’s one of the largest investments a person will ever make, so it’s totally normal to have a lot of questions along the way. Here are some questions many first-time buyers have when they are ...

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Sept. 9, 2019

Choosing the Right Neighborhood

 

There are many important factors that come into play when trying to find a home that is right for you and your family. Is the home big enough, does the yard have enough space for kids to play and are there enough bathrooms? These are all things we think ...

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