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Negotiating Repairs in a Home Purchase

Buying a home usually means you’re getting it in as-is condition, unless the specifications are noted in the contract. In order to make sure you’re not stuck with a lot of expensive repairs, you need to line these out carefully in the paperwork. Leaks in the Roof Checking the roof is very important because you [...]
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Buying a Home? Hold Off On Buying New Furniture!

Getting ready to buy that new house is so exciting, and you might already be decorating in your mind! However, when it comes to making those big purchases, you should hold off until everything is out of escrow. Presenting a Strong Financial Background The reason is because you need to present as strong a [...]
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Starting Your House Hunt

Starting the house hunt process can be overwhelming. There are a lot of things to consider when you are looking for a new home. You have to figure out how much money you can afford or want to spend, as well as where you want to live. What seems like a daunting task, [...]
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Real Estate Experts Ease You into Homeownership

Buying a home can be a challenging, sometimes grueling process even for those with a lot of experience in or expert knowledge of the real estate market, let alone first-time homebuyers. The challenge of buying a home for the first time can seem so daunting that it’s tempting to either just go with the [...]
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What Paperwork Do I Need For A Home Loan?

This is a question you might ask yourself when people say, “Make sure your financials are in order.” What does that mean and what do you have to get in order? When you’re getting ready to buy a house, you must understand that the bank is going to request a lot of information from [...]
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Does Bad Credit Haunt Your Homeowner Dreams?

Things happen—life doesn’t always go the way you planned. You may have worked really hard for several years to obtain a solid credit score only to have unplanned circumstances knock it back down. Just because you’ve had a string of bad luck though shouldn’t mean you can never buy a home. There are [...]
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How to Survive Your First Home Purchase

It’s been said that buying a home can be more stressful than planning a wedding. Going through the process can be exciting, but it can also be draining in so many ways. So how can you make it through this time and still keep your relationship intact? The key is to remember that everything [...]
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Few Important House Buying Rules

The rules of buying a house have changed over time and they are not the same as the finance rules your parents followed. In order to make sure you fully understand what these are, you should take a look at the current real estate market. Find out how home sales are increasing or decreasing [...]
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Construction Spending Jumps 0.9 Percent

Spending on real estate construction projects in the United States rose in December, ending a year in which construction activity increased for the first time in six years. Construction spending rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $885 billion in December, the Commerce Department said Friday. That was up 0.9 percent from November, [...]
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Tips For First Time Home Buyers

If you are a home buyer, and especially if you are a first time home-buyer, it can sometimes seem overwhelming. However, there are a few tips for first time home buyers that can help isolate the really basic steps in buying a home. One of the first things you should do if you are [...]