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The Perks of Buying a Large Home
Posted on 02/16/2020
The Perks of Buying a Large Home
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay For most people, buying a house is the biggest investment they will make. Unless you are paying cash, the transaction could become complicated. Not that many people can pay cash for a house – and for those that can, it often makes more sense to borrow than to use up cash reserves, especially...
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Avoid a Complicated House Selling Experience
Posted on 02/09/2020
Avoid a Complicated House Selling Experience
Selling a house sometimes can be complicated. But if you understand the home selling journey, you may be better equipped than other sellers to avoid potential pitfalls. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you simplify the home selling journey. 1. Analyze the Local Housing Market The age and condition of your home may have far-flung...
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Should You Consult with Family Members Before You Buy a Residence?
Posted on 02/02/2020
Should You Consult with Family Members Before You Buy a Residence?
Let's face it – the mere thought of informing family members about your decision to pursue a new home may cause your blood pressure to rise. However, there are many reasons why it often is beneficial to notify family members about your decision to kick off a search for a new residence. These reasons include: 1. You can identify...
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Looking to Buy a Home? Let's Start with Your Loan
Posted on 01/26/2020
Looking to Buy a Home? Let's Start with Your Loan
Photo by Nattanan Kanchanaprat via Pixabay If you’re in the market to purchase a home, it can be a confusing process. Interest rates, types of loans and what may apply to you can all sound like a foreign language. It’s always best to have some background knowledge before going to see a mortgage broker to make sure you’re...
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What’s the Best Home Improvement for ROI
Posted on 01/19/2020
What’s the Best Home Improvement for ROI
Photo by Sue Smith via Shutterstock Choosing what to upgrade or fix in, on or around your home can be a complicated process. Changes fall into two categories – things that increase or decrease value (or sale price) and things that increase or decrease salability (or how willing people are to pay full price for it). Before you...
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How to Approach a Mortgage Application
Posted on 01/12/2020
How to Approach a Mortgage Application
Filling out a mortgage application may prove to be a long, exhausting process. Fortunately, we're here to help you streamline the mortgage application process so you can move one step closer to acquiring your dream house. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you approach the mortgage application process with confidence. 1. Be Thorough A mortgage...
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How to Turn a Quick Profit on an Investment Property
Posted on 01/05/2020
How to Turn a Quick Profit on an Investment Property
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay Buying property is a long-term investment. If you’re looking to make quick income from property, the only way is to buy low and sell high with minimal input for remodeling, upgrades, or even paint. However, if you intend to keep your property as a rental here are a few of the basics...
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Research a Home Before You Visit it to Save Time
Posted on 12/29/2019
Research a Home Before You Visit it to Save Time
House hunting can be time-consuming. With so many houses currently on the market and so little time to spend visiting homes, it’s important to narrow down your search as much as possible before attending a showing. Fortunately, in today’s digital world, it’s possible to learn a great deal of important information right from your phone or computer. In today’s...
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Which High Tech Home Solutions Can Improve the Resale Value of Your Home?
Posted on 12/22/2019
Which High Tech Home Solutions Can Improve the Resale Value of Your Home?
New technologies are constantly being produced that are designed to make our lives easier. Technology around the home is no different. America recently underwent a boom in residential solar power, a trend that doesn’t look like it will be slowing down anytime soon. And, big tech companies like Google and Amazon are trying to nudge their way into the...
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Smart Buying in Florida
Posted on 12/15/2019
Smart Buying in Florida
Photo by Jens Neumann via Pixabay There are a lot of decisions that you will make when buying your first home in Florida. As detailed as the process is in other parts of the country there are even more things that you will need to pay attention to avoid major errors in the home buying process. When you...
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How to Speed Up Your Homebuying Timeline
Posted on 12/08/2019
How to Speed Up Your Homebuying Timeline
You know that you want to buy a house, but you may have only a limited amount of time to conduct a home search and discover your ideal residence. Luckily, there are many things that you can do to speed up your homebuying timeline. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you accelerate your journey from...
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