Home Buyer Tips

Are You Ready to Make the Leap into Home Ownership? Here’s How You Can Tell
By February 6, 2015 Read More →

Are You Ready to Make the Leap into Home Ownership? Here’s How You Can Tell

Are you ready to make that leap from living at home or renting to owning a home of your own? While everyone moves at their own pace, here are some signs that you can use to determine if it is time to own your own home.

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Buying a New Home? Follow These Three Tips to Ensure a Stress-Free Transaction
By February 5, 2015 Read More →

Buying a New Home? Follow These Three Tips to Ensure a Stress-Free Transaction

Buying real estate and or taking out a home loan is a significant milestone in life. Frequently, it means that a new phase is starting, whether it’s a new job, a new relationship, or moving to a new area. However, when the most basic steps are missed, this transition can be fraught with stress and disaster. To ensure a smooth transaction, home buyers should be sure to mind the following tips.

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Buying a New Home in the City? The Pros and Cons of Buying a Home on a Busy Street
By January 29, 2015 Read More →

Buying a New Home in the City? The Pros and Cons of Buying a Home on a Busy Street

Buying a home in the city is a venture that comes with an entire assortment of advantages and disadvantages. While the location might be close in proximity to businesses, services, and other people, it’s easy to worry about the other aspects of city living. What are the great and not-so-great facets of living on a busy street?

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Looking for Luxury? How to Upsize Your Next Home Without Upsizing Your Costs
By December 31, 2014 Read More →

Looking for Luxury? How to Upsize Your Next Home Without Upsizing Your Costs

Size matters when you are buying a new home. Whether you plan to expand your family, need more room for your stuff, or are concerned with resale value, you want to get the most space for your money.

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First Time Buyers: Understanding How Property Taxes Work and What You Can Expect to Pay
By December 11, 2014 Read More →

First Time Buyers: Understanding How Property Taxes Work and What You Can Expect to Pay

Are you about to buy a house or condo for the first time? In this blog post we’ll share how property taxes work and what you can expect to pay when you buy your new home.

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You Ask, We Answer: How to Choose Between Expanding Your Current Home and Buying a New One
By December 5, 2014 Read More →

You Ask, We Answer: How to Choose Between Expanding Your Current Home and Buying a New One

Let’s take a quick look at a few questions that will help you to determine whether buying a new home or expanding your current home is the best choice when you’re in need of some extra space.

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Buying an Investment Property? Here’s How You Can Maximize Your Rental Revenue
By December 4, 2014 Read More →

Buying an Investment Property? Here’s How You Can Maximize Your Rental Revenue

Whether you’re buying a ski-in/ski-out condo at your favorite resort or you’re thinking of picking up a small home in a busy tourist area, buying a property for short-term rental purposes can be an excellent investment that quickly begins to provide additional revenue.

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You Ask, We Answer: Should I Consider a Warranty when Buying a New Home?
By November 28, 2014 Read More →

You Ask, We Answer: Should I Consider a Warranty when Buying a New Home?

In today’s blog post we’ll briefly explore home warranties including some of the pros and cons of buying one and how they differ from homeowner’s insurance.

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Negotiation Tips: How to Ask the Seller to Pay the Closing Costs
By November 7, 2014 Read More →

Negotiation Tips: How to Ask the Seller to Pay the Closing Costs

You’ve found the perfect new house or condo, and you are now preparing an offer that you believe the seller will find tempting enough to accept. The question is, should you ask the seller to pay some or all of the closing costs?

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Buying a Vacation Home? A Quick Guide to Renting Out Your Second Home to Generate Income
By October 31, 2014 Read More →

Buying a Vacation Home? A Quick Guide to Renting Out Your Second Home to Generate Income

Are you thinking about buying a second home to spend some time in when you’re on vacation? In this post we’ll share a few tips for getting your property ready to rent to short-term visitors and how to get things started.

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