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Insure What You Don’t Have Yet–a New Home!

It sounds surprising to say you should get a home insurance policy before you even buy a house, however, it’s very true. The sooner you have a policy in hand, the sooner you can get approved for a real estate home loan. This is why insurance should be one of the first stops that potential homebuyers make on their journey.

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Check Real Estate Prices Before You Start Shopping

In every market, including real estate, there are journals and newsletters that announce major changes. The price of homes is probably the most important concern when the time comes to buy a house and/or relocate. If you already know where you want to land, or even if you’re open to a new location, it’s [...]
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Great Reasons to Buy A House Now

There are many reasons to consider purchasing and owning your own home. Owning a house can give your family a sense of pride, for example. It helps to make you more a part of a community. But there are other great reasons to owning your own home. Owning a home can give a family [...]
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Tips for Buying A Foreclosure

Buying a foreclosure isn’t always easy, but it can save you a great deal of money, which is why so many people are eager to purchase a foreclosed home. The first step if you are looking to purchase a foreclosed property is to get pre-approved for a mortgage. It’s a little bit misleading to [...]
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Can You Change the Terms of a Contract?

This question could go either way depending on if you’re the seller or the buyer. However, the contract really determines what your options are at this point. Home buyers or sellers may change their minds for a variety of reasons, but it’s important to remember there are consequences. This is a legal agreement that causes [...]
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What Does a Home Inspection Typically Cover

Most people will get a home inspection before they choose to purchase a home. Home inspections can vary, and for some home buyers, can be difficult to understand. There are certain things that home inspections do not cover. For example, most home inspectors do not typically check for asbestos, radon, methane, radiation and formaldehyde, [...]
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House Hunting, What Should You Look For

When you are considering buying a house; looking at different homes can be an overwhelming process. There are a few things that you should be looking for when house hunting. After you have decided and narrowed down the important things like the location of your home and the  neighborhood you are interested in living [...]
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Basic Tips for Preparing Your House For Sale

If you are preparing to sell your home , you probably have some goals in mind. You want the process to go quickly, and you want to get what you feel your home is worth. But you can’t achieve those goals without some planning and hard work. After all, it’s not luck that [...]
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Tips for Negotiating a Purchase Offer

When you are preparing to offer on your dream home, you may wonder how you can make sure that the seller accepts your offer. What if there are multiple offers? There can often be a lot of competition for the perfect house, and you might worry that the seller will refuse your offer. Don’t [...]
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Avoiding Mortgage Fraud

Even small white lies on your real estate loan application can be considered mortgage fraud. Mortgage fraud can be a big deal, with big consequences. If a mortgage lender discovers that any part of your loan application has been falsified, they can demand full repayment of the loan. But that’s not all, you [...]
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How to Move When You Have Pets

Moving a long-distance by car can often be very difficult. If you have children and pets, it can often seem almost impossible when you are trying to move. There are a few tips for when you are planning on moving to your new house with your pet. It’s a good idea to do practice [...]