Tag: Buying A Home

Capitalize on a Buyer's Market
Posted on 04/21/2019
Capitalize on a Buyer's Market
A buyer's market typically is a dream come true for those who want to find a high-quality and affordable house. In fact, there are many things you can do to capitalize on a buyer's market to ensure you can purchase a house that you'll be able to enjoy for years to come. Now, let's take a look at three...
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How Much Time Do You Need to Craft an Offer to Purchase a Home?
Posted on 04/07/2019
How Much Time Do You Need to Craft an Offer to Purchase a Home?
Creating an offer to purchase a home may require several minutes, hours or days – it all depends on the buyer. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to accelerate the process of putting together a homebuying proposal that will get a seller's attention. These include: 1. Study the Housing Market Closely When it comes to preparing an...
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How Much Can I Spend on A House?
Posted on 03/11/2019
How Much Can I Spend on A House?
Home prices may vary greatly throughout the country. But, buying a home is most likely the largest purchase you will make in your life. Deciding just how much to spend on your home isn’t just a matter of numbers--it also depends on your lifestyle and long-term goals. In today’s post, I’m going to give you a few ways you...
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Are You an Ambitious Homebuyer?
Posted on 03/04/2019
Are You an Ambitious Homebuyer?
An ambitious homebuyer goes above and beyond the call of duty to find a great residence at an affordable price. As such, this individual is better equipped than others to streamline the homebuying journey. Anyone can become an ambitious homebuyer. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you seamlessly discover your dream residence. 1. Create Homebuying...
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Questions to Consider Before You Buy a Home for the First Time
Posted on 01/21/2019
Questions to Consider Before You Buy a Home for the First Time
The homebuying journey is exciting, particularly for an individual who is pursuing a residence for the first time. Ultimately, there are many questions that a buyer should consider before he or she searches for a house for the first time, and these include: 1. What is my "dream" home? Perhaps the most enjoyable part of the homebuying journey involves...
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The Five Steps to Shopping for a Home
Posted on 01/07/2019
The Five Steps to Shopping for a Home
Buying a home is a process that can seem daunting and even a little scary to most first-time buyers. After all, being a homeowner is a huge financial and personal responsibility. To make this lengthy process a bit more approachable, we’re going to break it down into five steps. While these five steps may be somewhat different for each...
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Should You Create a Homebuying Budget?
Posted on 12/24/2018
Should You Create a Homebuying Budget?
A homebuying budget can make a world of difference, particularly for those who want to streamline a house search. If you have a budget at your disposal, you will know approximately how much you can spend on a residence. Then, you can narrow your house search accordingly. Establishing a homebuying budget can be simple. Now, let's take a look...
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How Long Will It Take To Close On My First Home?
Posted on 11/19/2018
How Long Will It Take To Close On My First Home?
Do you ever wish that they taught a class in high school called, “Things You’ll Actually Need to Know In Life?” You’d learn how to prepare your taxes, what investing is, and how to buy a home. Unfortunately, all of these important life lessons tend to be self-taught; you pick them up along the way and learn from your...
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Getting a Mortgage as a Contract Worker
Posted on 10/29/2018
Getting a Mortgage as a Contract Worker
As the workforce changes and a growing number of companies seek out contractors and freelancers, many Americans find themselves in a gray area when it comes to their income. They may put in full-time hours, but on their taxes they work for themselves. Mortgage lenders are cautious about who they lend to. They want to make sure you are...
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3 Hassle-Free Home Shopping Tips
Posted on 09/24/2018
3 Hassle-Free Home Shopping Tips
Let's face it – no one wants to deal with a long, arduous homebuying process. Fortunately, we're here to help you simplify the process of acquiring your dream residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to ensure you can enjoy a hassle-free home shopping experience. 1. Consider What You Want from Your Dream House What separates an...
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Best Practices for Creating a Homebuying Budget
Posted on 09/10/2018
Best Practices for Creating a Homebuying Budget
If you want to purchase a home, it pays to establish a homebuying budget. By doing so, you can enter the housing market with a budget in hand and narrow your search for your dream house. Now, let's take a look at three best practices to help you create a homebuying budget. 1. Look at Your Finances Your finances...
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How To Look Good Against Cash Offers
Posted on 08/27/2018
How To Look Good Against Cash Offers
In real estate, cash is power. It’s not exactly the amount of money that you have been approved for by a lender. This type of “cash” is what you can pull directly from your account to buy a property on demand. It can be difficult to compete with cash buyers especially in tight real estate markets. Below, you’ll find...
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