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Things to Consider When Purchasing a Short Sale

Many people choose to purchase short sales because they believe that by buying a short sale, they are getting a good deal. This can be true, but it’s also important to remember that short sales can often be more difficult to purchase than buying a regular home. It can often take a significant amount of time to purchase a short sale; they rarely close in less than 30 days. If you are under a time crunch and need to move into a new home on a much shorter time line, purchasing a short sale might not be the best option for you and your family. However, if you have a lot of time and are interested in making a great deal, a short sale might be the answer for you.

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To Rent or To Buy? That is the Question

On many non-partisan real estate websites, you might run across an article or two trumpeting as fact the theory that it’s cheaper to buy a home than it is to rent. This primarily came about in the winter of 2012, when it was less expensive to buy than to rent in 98 of [...]
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Renting Versus Buying Checklist

Chances are, if you’re trying to decide between renting a home or buying a home in San Diego, you’ve made your fair share of pro and con lists. There are a lot of things to consider when it comes to making this kind of a financial decision about your future. After all, home [...]
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The Daze of Home ownership and the Condos who save us

In this day and age of fluctuating economic times if you’re like me you know that one real estate question does seem to have a consistency to it which does not sway back and forth in any regard when it comes to your future. Where are my family and I going to spend the [...]
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Is Renting The New American Dream

Years ago many migrated to the United States in hopes of more opportunities and freedom. There was a dream that working hard would pay off in the end when you came to America. No person would be treated differently because American was said to be the land of the free. All someone had [...]
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Renting vs. Buying

It’s the age old question of this or that. What came first, the chicken or the egg? Do I chose paper or plastic? Do I rent or buy a house? How do you determine what works best for you? Below are some factors to consider. Renting a house allows you the freedom to move [...]
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Don’t Buy Your Escape Home, Rent it

We all want a place to get away to—a home, a condo or even a luxury estate where the world and all of our stresses can disappear for weekend or possibly even a week. When we go to the beach we see that quaint beach house just steps from the sand and our [...]
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Finding the Perfect Tenant

When the time comes to choose a tenant to rent out your home or condo, it can be a nerve-wracking decision. Perhaps the house you are leasing is the home where you grew up, and you want to make sure its memories are preserved. Even more important, you need to make sure payments [...]
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Alternative Avenues in Looking for Rentals in San Diego

You’ve played with the numbers, but found that currently you are in no position to buy a home or condo. And while you’re sure you’re going to get that promotion one day and that homeownership is without a doubt on the horizon, you simply need a place to live at the moment. That [...]
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How To Find a Perfect House or Apartment to Rent

Renting a house is becoming a more viable and realistic option than buying for many Americans, as it offers financial and geographical flexibility. The search for a perfect rental house or apartment good enough to call home can be tedious and tiresome, though. Fortunately there are numerous helpful tools that can help you [...]
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Signing a Rent Agreement for a House or Apartment

Settling on the terms of a lease agreement is a crucial step in the process of renting a home or apartment. You might have spent weeks searching real estate listings to find your dream rental, but you shouldn’t sign anything until you’ve read every line of the contract. To make sure your needs are met, [...]