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How To Help Your Realtor Find The Right Home For You

10 October 2017
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A common complaint you may hear from friends and family about their real estate agent is how they didn't show houses they liked. This may be due to a buyer with picky tastes when it comes to homes, but it may be from the buyer not giving their realtor enough information about the kind of home they want. It's important that you communicate as much info as possible with a realtor to ensure you are looking at homes you like. Read More …

3 Tips That Can Help You Buy Your First Home

6 August 2017
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Buying your first home is an exciting experience, but it can also be a bit tricky to make sure that you get the right home for you and your family. Listed below are three tips that can help you buy a home. Always Look Into All Of Your Loan Options One of the most important steps that you can take when trying to buy your first home is to always look into all of your loan options. Read More …

The Latest Trend: Duplicate, Tiny, Single Family Homes And What It Means For You

6 August 2017
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The tiny house craze is ablaze across this nation. Practically everyone loves the idea of downsizing their homes to a cute little house on trailer wheels that they can take everywhere they go. But what about stationary tiny homes? Yes, those are just as popular. The newest trend with tiny houses are the series of single family homes built in a row and duplicated almost exactly like the next. Here is more on that, and what it means for you. Read More …

Moving Where Tragedy Struck

17 July 2017
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If you are looking for a home to buy then you may have found one that meets all your wants and needs, except for one crucial detail. There may have been a tragedy in the house that may have you wondering whether or not you should walk away from the house and continue on your search. Each state can differ with regards to the real estate laws on whether or not the details of a murder, suicide or other tragedy need to be disclosed to potential buyers. Read More …

Make Your Home Give Off A Great First Impression To Buyers

27 June 2017
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Great curb appeal can be extremely important to the selling of your home. You want your house to capture a buyer's full attention the moment they pull up in front of it. The information detailed in the article here will help walk you through some of the many things that you can do to give your yard a fantastic look. Work on the lawn A fantastic looking and lush green lawn can be one of the best parts of a yard. Read More …

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how much of a mortgage can you afford?

I have saved up for a down payment on a house for the last ten years. Each week, I would take 10% of my paycheck and put it in a special savings account that I could not access. Once I finally had enough money put away, I began looking for houses in the area that I could afford. But, what could I really afford? How much of a mortgage could I qualify for? There are some mathematical formulas that can be used to help you determine how much of a mortgage you can qualify for and actually afford. My blog will teach you how to make this determination.