Buying a Home

Nov. 6, 2020

Should You Accept the Previous Buyer’s Inspection Report?

Sometimes a home falls out of contract. Most buyers assume that it is related to a bad home inspection, but there are many reasons for a home to come back on the market that are unrelated to the condition of the home. During the contingency period, most buyers can cancel ...

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Sept. 4, 2020

Getting Outbid? Strategies to Make Your Offer Stand Out and Get Accepted

Summer is traditionally a busy time for buyers and sellers. This year has been no exception—and with lower interest rates, many homebuyers are finding the competitive environment challenging. With multiple buyers competing for properties, even terrific offers are often being outbid.

Fortunately, there are some things you can do to ...

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July 24, 2020

Tips for Buying a Home Unseen

It may come as a shock that many people purchase a home before ever setting foot inside. These buyers may be moving to a new country or city far away, or they may not have the time or resources to visit for a home search before the big move. Not ...

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April 24, 2020

Your Starter Home vs. Your Forever Home

Buying a home is exciting. Most people have visualized their dream home—large, inviting kitchen; multiple bedrooms for family and guests; perhaps a backyard with built-in BBQ, pool, and fireplace. Yet this dream is often out of reach financially for first-time homebuyers. These buyers are ready to find a starter home ...

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April 17, 2020

New Construction: Is It Right for You?

New construction home developments have sprung up across the country. They show beautiful new designs in both living spaces and exterior details. It’s appealing to have the ability to choose your flooring, countertops, cabinets, lighting, and other features—moving into a home no one has ever lived in. Yet, there are ...

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April 3, 2020

5 Questions Buyers Have During the Coronavirus Outbreak Answered

Everyone is being affected in some manner by the outbreak of Covid-19. During this time, buyers will have more questions than normal about the home buying process and their ability to buy a new home. While we can’t predict what the next few weeks and months will bring, the more ...

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March 13, 2020

3 Major Factors To Consider Choosing a Neighborhood

Buying a new home is exciting. Whether you’re moving across the country or across town, finding the right house is just one part of choosing the best option. The neighborhood in which the home is located is a critical component of lifestyle as well. Here are 3 of the most ...

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Feb. 21, 2020

2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

Buying a home is a huge commitment and one which should be considered carefully before undertaking. Not only are you committing to years of the mortgage, but you are also putting down roots in a community for some period of time. As more and more Millennials consider the pros and ...

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Dec. 27, 2019

Say What? Home-Buying Lingo You Should Know

If you are a first time home buyer, or even a repeat buyer, you quickly realize that real estate has a language all its own. Understanding some of the lingo can help you navigate the process a little easier. By learning a few critical terms, you will be in a ...

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Dec. 12, 2019

5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search

Everyone wants to time their home purchase “just right.” Ideally, the picture perfect “buyer’s market”; plenty of well-priced listings, low interest rates and a slow moving real estate market where the buyer has plenty of -me to decide on an offer. The reality is that the current market is ...

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