Home Buyer Tips

Buying Your First Home? Learn These 5 Essential Home Maintenance Skills as Soon as Possible
By August 24, 2016 Read More →

Buying Your First Home? Learn These 5 Essential Home Maintenance Skills as Soon as Possible

New homes can be scary. But when you take the time to think about it, and plan ahead, maintaining a home is easier than you think – a manageable mix of experience and common sense. Here are five skills that will help maintain your new home for years to come.

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Getting to Know the Neighbors: 3 Tips for Building Good Relationships
By August 23, 2016 Read More →

Getting to Know the Neighbors: 3 Tips for Building Good Relationships

One of the factors involved in feeling truly comfortable in your community is the relationships that you’ve been able to establish with the locals in your neighborhood, but it can be hard to know how to nurture a good relationship. Whether you’re moving to a new home soon or are wondering how to make some nearby friends, here are some simple tips for ingratiating the ones that live closest to you.

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Real Estate Investing: How to Find Great Deals on Undeveloped Lots with Big Potential
By August 19, 2016 Read More →

Real Estate Investing: How to Find Great Deals on Undeveloped Lots with Big Potential

Purchasing a plot of land can be one of the best investments to make. A landowner has great (but not unlimited) freedom in how to develop their plot, and land never expires so its potential is essentially infinite. That said, buying undeveloped or vacant land can be risky business, so read on to find tips on purchasing a plot.

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Thinking about a ‘Fixer Upper’? Understanding the Balance Between Purchase and Reno Costs
By August 5, 2016 Read More →

Thinking about a ‘Fixer Upper’? Understanding the Balance Between Purchase and Reno Costs

Fixer uppers can come with huge price benefits and opportunity, as well as problems. Make sure you understand what you’re getting yourself into before you purchase a home that needs significant restoration.

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Evaluating Neighborhoods: 4 Things to Consider Before Purchasing a Home
By June 29, 2016 Read More →

Evaluating Neighborhoods: 4 Things to Consider Before Purchasing a Home

From finding the right agent to discovering the home you can truly feel comfortable in, there are a variety of things involved in the home buying process. However, it’s important not to get caught up in the home and ignore altogether the community you’ll be living in. If you’re planning a move to a new neighborhood, here are some things you should look into before putting in an offer.

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Did You Know?: 4 Ways That a Real Estate Attorney Can Make Your Home Purchase Easier
By May 26, 2016 Read More →

Did You Know?: 4 Ways That a Real Estate Attorney Can Make Your Home Purchase Easier

It is common for home buyers to take steps to keep their out-of-pocket expenses to a minimum, and many will try to avoid paying for optional services for this reason. After learning more about the services provided to you by a real estate attorney, you may be ready to seek out these professional legal services for your upcoming purchase.

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Avoiding Home Buyer Remorse: 5 Tips for a Happier Homeowner
By May 10, 2016 Read More →

Avoiding Home Buyer Remorse: 5 Tips for a Happier Homeowner

The rush of excitement that comes with finding the home you’ve been looking for is ideal, but just because it seems like the perfect place, it doesn’t mean there aren’t other factors to consider. Instead of getting hit with buyer’s remorse, here are some tips so that your home purchase doesn’t become something you’ll regret.

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5 Documents First-time Home-buyers Need for a Smoother Purchasing Process
By April 27, 2016 Read More →

5 Documents First-time Home-buyers Need for a Smoother Purchasing Process

With all the work that goes into finding the kind of home you’ll want to put an offer on, it can be easy to forget about all the little things that happen after the deal has been made. While the paperwork involved in purchasing may seem like a long way off, here’s a quick review of some of the documents you’ll need when the time comes to seal the deal.

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Investor Thoughts: What Home-buyers Can Learn from a Real Estate Investor’s Stand-point
By April 21, 2016 Read More →

Investor Thoughts: What Home-buyers Can Learn from a Real Estate Investor’s Stand-point

There are plenty of things to consider when purchasing a home, from the size of place that you’re looking for to the amount of home you’re able to afford. While it’s certainly worth knowing what you want going in, here are a few factors that investors often think about when it comes to making or breaking the appeal of a real estate purchase.

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How the Truth in Lending Act Protects You When You Take Out a Mortgage
By March 24, 2016 Read More →

How the Truth in Lending Act Protects You When You Take Out a Mortgage

If you’re planning to get a mortgage, it’s critical that you know your rights under the law. The Truth in Lending Act (TILA) is a piece of federal legislation that governs how mortgage lenders can and cannot operate their businesses.

So how does the Truth in Lending Act protect you, and what are your rights under this legislation? Here’s what you need to know.

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