Home Buyer Tips

Find Something Wrong During a Home Inspection? How to Discuss Repairs or Defects with a Seller
By November 4, 2015 Read More →

Find Something Wrong During a Home Inspection? How to Discuss Repairs or Defects with a Seller

When it comes to selling a home, it is a common belief that once the offer is accepted, there is nothing else to be negotiated. However, issues and obstacles that can arise during the home inspection can be a cause for discussion with the seller. Here are some tips in the event that the home inspection isn’t up to par.

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Buying in a New Community: How to Meet and Make Friends with Your New Neighbors
By October 29, 2015 Read More →

Buying in a New Community: How to Meet and Make Friends with Your New Neighbors

One of the stresses of moving to a new area is giving up the familiarity that you have with your old neighbors and starting from scratch. Whether you’ve just moved to a different locale or you’re planning to relocate in the near future, there are some easy ways that you can make a home of your new neighborhood right from the start.

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Locked in a Bidding War? 3 Tactics That Will Ensure That You Reign Supreme with a Winning Bid
By October 21, 2015 Read More →

Locked in a Bidding War? 3 Tactics That Will Ensure That You Reign Supreme with a Winning Bid

Bidding wars can be ugly, nasty things – but with the right tactics, you can come out a winner without having to double your offer. Welcome to basic training – today, you’ll learn how to navigate the obstacle course that is a real estate bidding war and come out on top. Put these three strategies to use and you’ll easily win the home of your dreams.

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The New Home Warranty: Why This Benefit Alone Makes Buying New Worth Considering
By September 25, 2015 Read More →

The New Home Warranty: Why This Benefit Alone Makes Buying New Worth Considering

When making the decision to purchase a home, there can be an array of questions to ask regarding location, size, style and additional features that will complicate things. While buying new can seem like a risk, this type of warranty may help make at least one decision easy when it comes to your home purchase.

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Ignore ‘The Bubble’ Talk – 3 Reasons Why This is an Excellent Time to Buy Real Estate
By September 16, 2015 Read More →

Ignore ‘The Bubble’ Talk – 3 Reasons Why This is an Excellent Time to Buy Real Estate

While a gloomy outlook on the real estate market can strike fear in some hearts and may deter a purchase until a later date, the fact is that this is an excellent time to purchase property. In fact, there are three good reasons why potential buyers may want to start moving forward with their buying plans soon.

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The Pros and Cons of Paying Cash When You Buy Your Next Home
By September 10, 2015 Read More →

The Pros and Cons of Paying Cash When You Buy Your Next Home

With mortgage bubbles and real estate issues still in recent memory, one might feel that their best option is to buy their next home using cash instead of borrowing the necessary funds. In today’s article we’ll explore the pros and cons of paying cash for that next house or condo.

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How to Submit an Offer Below the Asking Price Without Spooking the Seller
By September 3, 2015 Read More →

How to Submit an Offer Below the Asking Price Without Spooking the Seller

Although you will be rolling the dice with an offer below asking price, there are ways that you can increase the likelihood that your offer will be successful. Before you submit your offer, use these three strategies to make it more appealing.

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Buying an Investment Property? 3 Key Home Features That Will Help Ensure You Turn a Profit
By August 19, 2015 Read More →

Buying an Investment Property? 3 Key Home Features That Will Help Ensure You Turn a Profit

The key to a successful real estate investment is choosing the right property. A great property will reap dividends for years to come. Look for these three features in your next investment property and you’ll have no trouble finding one that turns a profit.

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House Hunting in a New City? Three Ways to Determine Which Neighborhoods Are Up and Coming
By August 14, 2015 Read More →

House Hunting in a New City? Three Ways to Determine Which Neighborhoods Are Up and Coming

If you’re moving to a new city and you’re looking for an affordable home in a nice neighborhood, one great way to get a fantastic home without paying sky-high prices is by choosing a home in an up-and-coming neighborhood. Communities that are starting to gentrify make it easy to find an affordable home, especially if you buy before the prices start to rise.

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3 Closing Costs That Most Buyers Forget to Factor in and What You Can Expect to Pay
By August 6, 2015 Read More →

3 Closing Costs That Most Buyers Forget to Factor in and What You Can Expect to Pay

If you’re in the process of buying a home, you probably have your deposit and monthly mortgage charges in a spreadsheet, along with a chart of your other expenses and your monthly income. But when it comes to buying a home, there are lots of different costs that will come into play – and it’s easy to forget something. When you’re preparing to close on your new home, make sure you consider these three closing costs that most buyers forget.

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