Category: Buying a Home

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Buyer and Seller Closing Costs That May Surprise You

What you need to know about closing cost before you sign a contract! Buying or selling a home includes a variety of costs, and it’s important that you fully understand…

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The Importance of a Home Inspection for Home Buyers

The home inspection is a critical step when purchasing a home. While it may seem like one more thing that you have to pay for during an already expensive time,…

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Opting for New Home Construction

Whether to buy an existing home or have one built is yet another decision to make during the home-buying process. If you decide to go with new construction, a real…

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Location, Location, Location

Where you buy not only affects the home’s current and future value, but it also affects your lifestyle. Your agent will be able to conduct a more targeted home search…

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Eight Important Questions to Ask Your Agent

Qualifications are important. However, finding a solid, professional agent means getting beyond the resume, and into what makes an agent effective. Use the following questions as your starting point in…

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Eight Steps to Buying Your Home

Decide to buy. Although there are many good reasons for you to buy a home, wealth building ranks among the top of the list. We call home ownership the best…

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How Can a Real Estate Agent Help Me?

Seven main roles of your real estate agent A Buyer’s Real Estate Agent: Educates you about your market. Analyzes your wants and needs. Guides you to homes that fit your…

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Creating Your Home Wishlist

Before the home search begins, your real estate agent will want to know as much as possible about the features and amenities you desire. To help your agent better serve…

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Deciding How Much House You Can Afford

Your lender decides what you can borrow but you decide what you can afford. Lenders are careful, but they make qualification decisions based on averages and formulas. They won’t understand…

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How to Find the Right Real Estate Agent to Match Your Style

Like in other industries, real estate professionals specialize in specific types of properties, and some agents have a few types of properties they primarily help clients buy or sell. Different…