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It’s a common conundrum, getting ready to sell a home always presents a host of questions, and, this one is no different. It’s difficult to answer because of the many factors involved: time, money, and worth. Unfortunately, the answer might be forced upon you, depending on the overall condition… Read More

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The day before you close on a home, you’ll be given an opportunity to do a final walk-through of the house. It’s a last chance to spot signs the homeowners are trying to hide something and/or to verify repairs. The final walk-through is yours to use wisely because it… Read More

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No matter how beautiful a home might be, it can have problems hiding from plain view. If you’re looking for a great home, you certainly want a gorgeous property in a great location, and one without any real problems. Trouble is, many homes do have problems, though most of which… Read More

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Putting your home up-for-sale means putting yourself in the odd position of having to think like a buyer rather than a seller. Sure, you want to get the best possible price, but you aren’t going to do that unless you meet and exceed the expectations of interested buyers. If… Read More

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Before you buy a home, it’s very important to conduct a home inspection. While laws vary from state to state, in general, home inspectors are licensed and insured, undergoing certification hours and participating in continuing education about the latest in building codes and standards. Most are what’s referred to… Read More

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When you buy a home, the process to get from searching to closing is a long one. It’s time to do some serious house hunting, starting an online property search, and visiting different homes. Most homebuyers will focus on such things as space, fixtures, and features. That’s completely understandable but… Read More

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When you buy your primary residence, you experience a great feeling, a real sense of accomplishment, and as you make improvements, you take more and more pride in your home. It’s a wonderful place to live, customized enough to please your tastes and serve plenty of useful function. It’s also… Read More

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When you’re ready to buy a home, you’ll do quite a lot to get there. Saving a down payment, cleaning up credit reports, putting money aside for inspections, moving, closing costs, and miscellaneous expenses are all necessary. You might find a home that’s very appealing but it needs a… Read More

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You’ve been patient, saved a nice sized down payment, have thoroughly gone through your credit file; and, put more money aside for moving expenses, an earnest money deposit, as well as inspections and closing costs. You’ve also put a bit of money into savings for any contingency that might… Read More

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When you’re ready to buy a home, you need to do a lot of preparation. There’s reviewing and getting your credit file in-order, saving up for a down payment, packing up and making a moving schedule, searching for the right property, and eventually making a purchase offer. That’s followed… Read More