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Tag: Buying A Home

The Most Common Mortgage Types and What Buyers Need To Know About Them
Posted on 10/20/2019
The Most Common Mortgage Types and What Buyers Need To Know About Them
If buying a home is something you’re considering, you might be curious about the different types of mortgages that are available to you. After all, the interest rate on your loan could have a huge impact on your finances over time, saving you thousands of dollars. In today’s post, I’m going to demystify the home loan by explaining the...
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Determine If a Residence Is Right for You
Posted on 10/13/2019
Determine If a Residence Is Right for You
The definition of a "dream house" varies from homebuyer to homebuyer. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to determine if a residence is right for you. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you evaluate a home so you can decide whether to proceed with an offer to purchase. 1. Review a Home's Features...
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Guidelines for Finding the House of Your Dreams
Posted on 09/15/2019
Guidelines for Finding the House of Your Dreams
Finding the house of your dreams is a process that requires a lot of clarity, diligence, and patience. While it is possible for the first house you look at to be the ideal choice, it's a lot more likely you'll have to look at a dozen or more houses before finding the one that matches your requirements and...
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Why Should You Set Up a House Showing?
Posted on 02/25/2019
Why Should You Set Up a House Showing?
For a buyer who is interested in learning more about a residence, it may be beneficial to set up a house showing. In fact, there are many reasons why now may be a good time to schedule a home showing, such as: 1. You can determine if a home is right for you. Many houses are available in cities...
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What to Expect If You Submit a Competitive Offer on a Home
Posted on 01/28/2019
What to Expect If You Submit a Competitive Offer on a Home
If you want to buy your dream house, you'll likely need to submit a competitive offer from the get-go. That way, you can boost the likelihood of receiving a "Yes" from a home seller and proceed along the homebuying journey. Putting together a competitive homebuying proposal can be simple. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help...
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Are You Ready to Submit an Offer to Purchase a Home?
Posted on 01/21/2019
Are You Ready to Submit an Offer to Purchase a Home?
An offer to purchase represents a key milestone in the homebuying journey. Ultimately, it helps to plan ahead to ensure you're ready to submit a homebuying proposal. Because if you know what it takes to put together a competitive offer to purchase a house, you can boost the likelihood that a home seller accepts your proposal. Now, let's take...
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Why Is a Property Inspection Important?
Posted on 01/07/2019
Why Is a Property Inspection Important?
A home inspection may make or break the property buying journey. If you attend a home inspection and find no major issues with a residence, you may choose to move forward with your house purchase. However, if a home inspection reveals significant problems, you may decide to rework a home purchase agreement or walk away from this agreement altogether....
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Should You Submit Multiple Offers to Purchase at the Same Time?
Posted on 12/31/2018
Should You Submit Multiple Offers to Purchase at the Same Time?
If you find lots of great homes are available and cannot decide which residence to buy, there is no need to stress. Rather than submit multiple offers to purchase various houses, you should hone your home search. By doing so, you can discover the right residence, at the right price. Now, let's take a look at three tips to...
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Should You Set a Deadline for Buying a House?
Posted on 12/24/2018
Should You Set a Deadline for Buying a House?
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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First-Time Homebuyer Tips: Submit a Strong Initial Offer
Posted on 11/01/2018
First-Time Homebuyer Tips: Submit a Strong Initial Offer
Ready to purchase a high-quality residence for the first time? Ultimately, a first-time homebuyer will want to do everything possible to learn about the real estate market. By doing so, this property buyer can improve his or her chances of submitting a strong offer on a dream house, thereby increasing the likelihood of a quick, easy home sale. Submitting...
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What Does It Really Cost to Purchase a Home?
Posted on 10/29/2018
What Does It Really Cost to Purchase a Home?
The cost of buying a house extends beyond a seller's initial asking price. In fact, there are many "hidden" costs that buyers need to consider as they decide whether to purchase a house, such as: 1. Closing Costs There are various closing costs that a buyer may encounter before he or she finalizes a house purchase, including survey, appraisal...
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