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How to Avoid a Homebuying Dilemma
Posted on 02/23/2020
How to Avoid a Homebuying Dilemma
No one wants to face a homebuying dilemma. Yet problems may arise during the homebuying journey that make it tough for an individual to find and buy his or her dream residence. Lucky for you, we're here to help you prepare for potential homebuying dilemmas and ensure you can quickly address these issues. Now, let's take a look at...
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Have You Set Realistic Expectations for the Homebuying Journey?
Posted on 01/05/2020
Have You Set Realistic Expectations for the Homebuying Journey?
As a homebuyer, it is paramount to establish realistic expectations for the homebuying journey. That way, you can take a step-by-step approach to achieve various goals along this journey and acquire your ideal residence faster than ever before. Setting realistic homebuying expectations can be simple. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you set realistic homebuying...
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Should You Set a Deadline for Buying a House?
Posted on 12/01/2019
Should You Set a Deadline for Buying a House?
If possible, it helps to maintain a flexible deadline as you navigate the homebuying journey. Because if you have a tight deadline in place, you risk making a rash homebuying decision. And as a result, you may pay too much to acquire a home. Perhaps even worse, you risk purchasing a house that fails to match your expectations. As...
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Why It Pays to Be an Honest Homebuyer
Posted on 11/24/2019
Why It Pays to Be an Honest Homebuyer
If you plan to buy a house, it helps to take an honest approach to the homebuying journey. In fact, there are many reasons to remain open and honest throughout the homebuying journey, including: 1. You can set realistic expectations for the homebuying cycle. If you're honest with yourself, you can determine exactly how much that you can spend...
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Finding Property Gold In Less Desirable Areas
Posted on 11/17/2019
Finding Property Gold In Less Desirable Areas
If you’re looking for the perfect location to live but can’t quite afford the neighborhood that you’re vying for, a good option is to look for what’s deemed a "up and coming" neighborhood. These areas are where buyers can find the perfect house in a place where property values are only going to increase in the coming years. Buyers...
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How Long Does It Take to Prepare an Offer to Purchase a House?
Posted on 11/03/2019
How Long Does It Take to Prepare an Offer to Purchase a House?
If you find your dream house, you likely want to submit an offer to purchase this residence as soon as possible. That way, you can avoid the danger of losing your ideal residence to a rival homebuyer. Although you may strive to quickly submit an offer to purchase your dream residence, it is important to allocate sufficient time to...
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4 Misconceptions About Mortgages
Posted on 09/01/2019
4 Misconceptions About Mortgages
You may have wanted to apply for a mortgage at some point but were put off by something negative someone said about this type of loan. Similarly, you may have been encouraged to apply for one based on some false information but met with a quick rejection. Some of the information that bred these misconceptions may not be...
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Conduct a Comprehensive Vacation Home Search
Posted on 08/04/2019
Conduct a Comprehensive Vacation Home Search
Finding the right vacation house is rarely simple. Dozens of quality vacation residences are available in cities and towns nationwide. Yet if you make even a single mistake during your search for the ideal vacation residence, you risk making a poor property buying decision. As you get set to begin a search for a vacation home, there are many...
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How to Locate Emergency Services in Your New Neighborhood
Posted on 05/05/2019
How to Locate Emergency Services in Your New Neighborhood
Getting settled in your new neighborhood is a big task. There are boxes to unpack, utilities to organize, new schools to register for, and new neighbors to meet. You have to learn new routes to work, and if you moved because of an employment opportunity, a new job to learn. On top of that, you have to figure...
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