Home Buyers

Aug. 5, 2014

Pro-rations ~ Appraisal fees ~ Discount Points ~ Oh My!

Common Closing Costs for Buyers 

 Pro-rations ~ Appraisal fees ~ Discount Points ~ Oh My!

It is really important to know! How much is it going to cost to buy a home?  Not the monthly payment, you probably already have a good idea of what that will be.  What you need to be ...

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Aug. 5, 2014

5 Common First Time Home Buyer Mistakes

5 First-time Homebuyer Mistakes

Mistake 1: Not Budgeting for Your First Home Loan

Homeownership may seem like a wise alternative to renting and if you're like most people and need to take out a loan to buy a house. Take a good, hard look at your income and expenses to find ...

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Aug. 5, 2014

Your Agent Negotiates for Your Best Interests

 

Your Agent Negotiates for Your Best Interests

When you have your own agent, you can rest assured that they will negotiate for YOUR best interests. Initially, you probably think price, right? Of course, getting the house you want at the price you are willing to pay is important, but ...

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July 22, 2014

Buying a Condo? Ask Some Questions!

10 Questions to Ask Your Condo Board

 

Buying a condominium is not quite the same as purchasing real estate.  The major difference is that you are purchasing a percentage of ownership in a whole property and not an actual piece of land.  Of course you will reside in a ...

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July 22, 2014

Great Questions for Your Home Inspector

10 Questions to Ask a Home Inspector

 

 Once you have successfully negotiated your contract and begin to forward with the purchase of your home, it is important to have the property inspected.  Generally, you will have 10 days from the contract start date to complete the inspection and then decide ...

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June 11, 2014

What You Should Know About Title Insurance

 

5 Things to Understand About Title Insurance

When you buy or sell a home your transaction will include the purchase of title insurance.  Whether  you are the buyer or seller, you benefit from the protection that these policies offer.  Here is some information about this type of insurance.

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