Real Estate Advice

June 24, 2020

Should You Buy a Home During the Recession?

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After the last economic recession sent home prices plummeting, Millennial homebuyers are wondering if this recession will be their opportunity to finally buy a home. That interest is only bolstered by the fact that interest rates are at an all-time low, and many young professionals ...

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June 1, 2020

Selling Your Home in a Pandemic: 3 Tips for a Safe Transaction

 

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Selling Your Home in a Pandemic: 3 Tips for a Safe Transaction

Need to sell your home and wondering if it’s a good idea? From the state of the housing market to how to keep your family safe while selling, homeowners have a lot of ...

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May 22, 2020

5 Reasons Why You Should Use a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home

 

When it comes to selling your home, there is a lot of added value when hiring a real estate agent to help. However, you may think selling your home by yourself may be a better idea. You might think it’ll save you money or that you’ve read enough online ...

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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 23, 2020

CONSIDER THIS: WHEN TO REFINANCE

 

Refinancing your mortgage is something most homeowners consider at least once throughout the lifespan of their home loan. It allows you to pay off your previous loan by applying for a new one that has better financial advantages. While there are many good reasons to refinance, here are five ...

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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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Feb. 7, 2020

Easy Ways to Save for a Down Payment

 

With rising rental costs and the amount of student debt at an all-time high, it's no surprise that many potential buyers are unable to save up for a down payment. If you've found yourself in this boat, don't lose hope. With the help of technology and ...

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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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