Category: Real Estate

Home Buying: Repair Requests After A Home Inspection

Home Buying: Repair Requests After A Home Inspection

July 20, 2018 |

The perfect home has been found, the one in the right neighborhood with the right amount of bedrooms and bathrooms. The home inspection is complete, but a few issues have been found. At this point, a home buyer has decisions to make.

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Surprising Things That Can Derail A Closing

Surprising Things That Can Derail A Closing

July 19, 2018 |

Once you and the seller have negotiated an offer and you’ve been pre-approved for a mortgage, you might think that you are in the clear as far as your closing goes. However, that is not always the case. Many surprising things can put a halt to closing. Some may ultimately stop the closing altogether while others could simply cause a delay.

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5 Critical Tips For Buying In A Seller’s Market

5 Critical Tips For Buying In A Seller’s Market

July 17, 2018 |

This summer, quality homes are being scooped up almost as fast as they’re being listed – and for top price. Yes, it’s a seller’s market out there, which is great news if you’re planning to list your home. For those looking for a home, the competitiveness can be frustrating and aggravating.

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In-Law Apartments Provide Tangible Benefits For Home Owners

In-Law Apartments Provide Tangible Benefits For Home Owners

July 13, 2018 |

Many homeowners are looking for ways to maximize on their investment. One idea that is gaining popularity is a space set aside for aging parents known as an In-law apartments. These additions are living spaces that can set a property apart from others on the real estate market.

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Rebuilding Costs: Rethinking How Much Homeowners Insurance You Really Need

Rebuilding Costs: Rethinking How Much Homeowners Insurance You Really Need

July 11, 2018 |

Buying a home comes with numerous financial planning obligations. It’s far from a turn-key operation and one of the significant challenges involves developing a working knowledge about things often outside your area of expertise.

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Is It A Good Idea To Buy A Remodeled Home?

Is It A Good Idea To Buy A Remodeled Home?

June 26, 2018 |

If you watch popular TV shows like Property Brothers, Flip or Flop and Fixer Upper, you might believe that buying a remodeled home is a great idea. These shows always have happy endings. The process looks fun and easy, and the houses turn out beautiful. However, it is rarely this easy when buying a real-life remodeled home.

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House Hunting When You Are In A Time Crunch

House Hunting When You Are In A Time Crunch

June 20, 2018 |

In an ideal world, you’d have plenty of time to find the perfect home. However, that does not always happen. Maybe you are relocating because of a job transfer. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to take months to find the perfect home. You can speed up the process of buying a home utilizing some tried and true tips.

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How To Manage Investment Property While Working Full-Time

How To Manage Investment Property While Working Full-Time

June 19, 2018 |

In 2017, upwards of 75 percent of independent rental property owners in the U.S. reportedly worked another job on top of being a landlord. That means the overwhelming majority of landlords are attempting to juggle more than they can handle at times.

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Is Buying A Short Sale Right For You?

Is Buying A Short Sale Right For You?

June 15, 2018 |

If you have been looking for a new home, and you find one offered under a short sale, this may be to your advantage. While some buyers are wary about buying a home that needs to be sold with the approval of the lender, it’s a great way to get a bargain on a home that you love.

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Fix and Flip: Forget What You See on Television

Fix and Flip: Forget What You See on Television

June 13, 2018 |

The drama of home and garden TV shows may be fun to watch, but no matter what you think, reality shows are not at all like real life. If you think it’s easy to buy a house that needs updating and turn it quickly for substantial profit, you might want to think again.

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