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Tag: Buyer Tips

Posted on 07/08/2020
How Real Estate Zoning Can Impact Your Buying Decision
Image by fancycrave1 from Pixabay Most home shoppers do not think about how the property they are considering is zoned. However, depending on certain circumstances, it may prove beneficial to check into zoning restrictions before you purchase a home. First, some homes are built in areas where there is mixed zoning — residential and commercial — which could...
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Posted on 06/16/2020
Renting Vs. Buying - Which is Right for You?
Photo by Athitat Shinagowin via Shutterstock You’ll often hear it stated that paying rent is throwing money down the drain. As a motivation to buy a home, however, that might not be the best idea. A rule of thumb is that if you can purchase a home for fifteen times what you currently pay annually in rent, buying...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Streamline Your Home Search
If you want to streamline your home search, there is no need to worry. In fact, there are several things you can do to quickly and effortlessly discover a great house at a budget-friendly price. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you streamline your search for your ideal house. 1. Create Homebuying Criteria Homebuying criteria...
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Posted on 05/31/2020
New Construction or An Older Home: Which Is Best to Buy?
Image by MITCH WRIGHT from Pixabay If you thought we'd answer "It all depends" you're absolutely right. So, lets take a look at the upsides and challenges of old and new homes. Buying an Older Home or Condo If you fall in love with an older home or condo, your real estate professional will guide you through the...
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Posted on 05/20/2020
Homebuyer Tips: Prep for a Final Walk-Through
With closing day rapidly approaching, you're almost to the finish line of your home purchase. However, before you complete your home purchase, you will need to conduct a final walk-through of the property. Ultimately, a final walk-through offers a valuable opportunity to identify any last-minute problems with a residence. If you encounter any issues during a final walk-through, you...
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Posted on 05/01/2020
Purchasing Tips For Long-Distance Transactions
Image by June Hanabi from Pixabay Buying a home is never easy, but it can be especially challenging if you're making your purchase from a remote location, like when you're buying a vacation home. If you're purchasing a second home or a vacation property in the next few months, these tips can help you through the process. By...
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Posted on 04/29/2020
5 Factors to Consider When Purchasing a Second Home
Image by Lena Lindell from Pixabay Having a second home gives you an opportunity to spend part of your time living in another area or bring in another source of income if you rent it out. Purchasing another home is a major investment that requires careful consideration. Before you begin looking into properties for sale, keep the following...
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Posted on 04/23/2020
Benefits of Buying a Single Family Home
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay You have been in the same home for several years, but you want to move. You'll need to decide whether to rent or buy and if you decide to buy, what type of home you want. Condominiums, townhouses and single-family homes all have benefits, depending on where you are in life. Many people...
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Posted on 04/21/2020
Is Now the Right Time to Buy a Florida Luxury Residence?
Although the housing market frequently fluctuates, there may be no such thing as a bad time to pursue a luxury residence in Florida. There are many terrific luxury houses available in Fort Lauderdale, Miami and other Sunshine State cities and towns. And for homebuyers who enter the Sunshine State luxury housing market today, they should have no trouble discovering...
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Posted on 04/18/2020
Should you Choose an HOA?
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay In many communities, homeowner’s associations, or HOAs, provide services to residents of the neighborhood. In fact, as many as 26 million homes are under the guidance of an HOA across the country. These community organizations can help ensure the neighborhood’s homes stay in good repair, residents treat each other respectfully, and agreed-upon rules...
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Posted on 04/15/2020
Buyers: Preapproval vs Prequalified Letter
Photo by Lukas from Pexels If you're ready to get serious about your home buying journey, one of the first steps is seeing various lenders. As you become more familiar with the process, you'll likely hear the terms preapproval and prequalified mentioned again and again. We'll look at how each letter works and what you should know before...
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Posted on 04/14/2020
Can You Buy a Home Without Breaking Your Budget?
A home is one of the biggest purchases that an individual can make in his or her lifetime. It also may prove to be expensive, particularly for those who fail to plan ahead for the property buying journey. There is no need to break your budget to acquire your dream residence. In fact, there are many quick, easy ways...
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