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Tag: Buying A Home

What Should You Expect When You Apply for a Mortgage?
Posted on 12/06/2019
What Should You Expect When You Apply for a Mortgage?
Applying for a mortgage may seem like a long, stressful process at first. Fortunately, we're here to help you take the guesswork out of submitting a mortgage application. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you streamline the mortgage application process. 1. Ask Questions A bank or credit union likely will ask you to provide a...
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Pre- Approval is a More Involved Process Than Pre-Qualification
Posted on 12/02/2019
Pre- Approval is a More Involved Process Than Pre-Qualification
Photo by Tayeb Mezahdia via Pixabay When you start looking for your dream home, you need to know how much mortgage you will qualify for. Your real estate agent might ask you to get a pre-qualification letter. However, just because you are pre-qualified doesn’t mean that you will get the loan. You need a pre-approval for that, and...
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3 Property Repair Requests That Homebuyers Need to Avoid
Posted on 11/25/2019
3 Property Repair Requests That Homebuyers Need to Avoid
A home inspection represents a key stage during the homebuying journey. This inspection enables you to examine a house with a professional property inspector. And if you discover minor or major property issues, you can ask a seller to perform repairs. Or, you may choose to reduce your initial home offer or rescind your proposal. Ultimately, it pays to...
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Can You Find Your Dream House in a Single Day?
Posted on 11/24/2019
Can You Find Your Dream House in a Single Day?
The amount of time it takes to find the perfect residence varies from buyer to buyer. In some instances, a buyer may fall in love with the first residence that he or she views in person. Or, in other cases, a buyer may need to attend several home showings and open house events before he or she finds the...
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How to Compare Your Dream Homes Before Making an Offer
Posted on 11/21/2019
How to Compare Your Dream Homes Before Making an Offer
Buying a new home can be an exciting but anxiety-inducing experience. With so many things to consider, it can be difficult to keep track of the things that matter most to you. This process is complicated further when you discover a second or third home that you like as much as the first and you’re trying to decide which...
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Biggest Myths About Buying a House
Posted on 11/14/2019
Biggest Myths About Buying a House
As you prepare to embark on the homebuying process, you may encounter a variety of homebuying myths. And if you believe these myths, the risk increases that you may be forced to deal with many problems along the homebuying journey. Now, let's take a look at three common homebuying myths, along with the problems associated with these myths. 1....
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What to Do the Day Before You Complete Your Home Sale
Posted on 11/05/2019
What to Do the Day Before You Complete Your Home Sale
Let's face it – selling your home has been a long, complex and stressful journey. Now, you're only 24 hours from finalizing the sale of your house and moving on to the next chapter of your life. Although most of the home selling process is complete, a homebuyer still needs to finalize the home purchase agreement. As such, there...
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Open Houses: Here's What Buyers Need to Know
Posted on 11/02/2019
Open Houses: Here's What Buyers Need to Know
An open house may prove to be exceedingly important, particularly for a buyer who plans ahead and makes the most of this opportunity. Because if a buyer enters an open house with a plan in hand, he or she can gain the necessary insights to determine whether to set up a home showing or consider other residences. Now, let's...
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What Does It Really Cost to Buy a House?
Posted on 11/01/2019
What Does It Really Cost to Buy a House?
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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Ready Move to a Larger Home?
Posted on 10/30/2019
Ready Move to a Larger Home?
Image by Konstantin L from Shutterstock After living in a small apartment or crowded house, you might be dreaming of having more space, a bigger closet, or just one more bathroom to ease the clutter and closeness. When is a larger home the answer? Before making the leap to more square footage, consider all the factors that fill...
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Four Things Homeowners Wish They Knew Before Buying Their First Home
Posted on 10/29/2019
Four Things Homeowners Wish They Knew Before Buying Their First Home
Buying a home is an extensive process that comes with a bit of a learning curve. For first time buyers, this process involves making mistakes and learning from them. While we can never be 100% sure of our home buying decisions, there is a way to increase your chances of making the best choices when it comes to buying...
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What to Expect When You Pursue a Florida Luxury Home
Posted on 10/27/2019
What to Expect When You Pursue a Florida Luxury Home
The Florida luxury housing market provides many opportunities, particularly for homebuyers who plan ahead. Regardless of whether you intend to purchase a luxury house in Miami, Tampa Bay or elsewhere in the Sunshine State, setting realistic expectations for the Florida luxury housing market can help you achieve your desired results in no time at all. Ultimately, there are many...
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