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Tag: Buying A Home

Posted on 05/29/2020
Consider all The Factors When Deciding to Rent or Buy
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay For years home ownership has been the American dream, but, according to the Pew Research Center, a higher percentage of us are renters than at any other time in the last 50 years. Is that a bad thing? Not necessarily. For many people renting may be the right choice. Every individual and...
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Posted on 12/15/2019
Buying "Subject-to" Real Estate - What You Should Know
Image by Ricarda Mölck from Pixabay If you've heard people talk about "subject-to" real estate, you might be curious what that means and if it would be a good investment for you. Briefly, "subject-to" real estate means you're buying the property but the loan on that property stays in the name of the existing seller. You're making your...
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Posted on 12/04/2019
Can You Afford to Buy a Fixer-Upper?
Buying a house is arguably the most expensive purchase most people will make in their lives. With real estate prices steadily rising year after year, many Americans are finding ways to save on housing. At the same time, rent prices too are increasing, especially around metro areas where many young Americans are entering the workforce. With costs rising and...
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Posted on 11/15/2019
How to Prepare for a Home Inspector
A home inspection is a vital part of every real estate transaction. Its importance is usually solidified in a purchase contract in the form of a contingency clause. Whenever you buy or sell a home, the transaction is typically contingent upon a few things being fulfilled. Inspections help protect the buyer from purchasing a home that they believed didn’t...
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Posted on 11/14/2019
How To Tell if You're Ready to Buy a Home
There’s a lot of things to think about before buying a home--some financial, others personal. Most people tend to focus on one or the other. However, both are instrumental in choosing the right house and buying at the right time. In this article, we’re going to talk about some of the ways you can determine if you’re ready for...
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Posted on 10/16/2019
Do I Really Need a 20% Down Payment to Buy a Home?
We all know that buying a home is a significant decision that comes with a great deal of financial planning and preparation. However, few of us are taught the ins and outs of actually obtaining a mortgage to make your dream of homeownership come true. Mortgages are a complicated business that is always changing, both with fluctuations in market...
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Posted on 05/22/2019
Do You Need a Home Inspection Before Buying?
There are a number of steps involved in buying a home. One of the many important things you should do before closing on a new home is to get the house properly inspected. Buyers sometimes avoid getting a professional inspection for a number of reasons. Some are on a tight budget and want to save a few dollars. Others...
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