Home Buyer Tips

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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First-time Home Buyers: Why Splurging for a Larger Home Beats Condo Living
By July 31, 2015 Read More →

First-time Home Buyers: Why Splurging for a Larger Home Beats Condo Living

While there may be some initial financial benefit associated with buying a smaller property, there are a few benefits associated with splurging and buying a larger home as a first purchase. By analyzing these benefits, first-time home buyers can make a more informed decision about how to proceed.

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House Hunting? Watch for These 5 Red Flags when Viewing Potential New Homes
By July 16, 2015 Read More →

House Hunting? Watch for These 5 Red Flags when Viewing Potential New Homes

While there are specific factors that buyers may be searching for in a new home, there are also a few warning signs that home buyers should keep their eyes open for. The following are among the top red flags that may serve as warning signs.

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3 Reasons Why Your Closing Costs Will Vary Depending on the Type of Home You Buy
By July 14, 2015 Read More →

3 Reasons Why Your Closing Costs Will Vary Depending on the Type of Home You Buy

Savvy home buyers who are preparing to make a real estate purchase should do their research and understand that they need to save money for not only the down payment, but the closing costs as well. Some home buyers however, may not realize that the amount of closing costs can vary considerably based on the home that is purchased.

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