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Should You Hire a Real Estate Attorney When Buying a Home?

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Purchasing a new home can be a complex process, especially if it is your first home. Going into a real estate deal without some knowledge beforehand can land you in some serious trouble.

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Home Buying Tip

for the weeks of: March 29

USING AN AGENT

Should you use an agent to find your next home? Most certainly! It doesn't cost you a dime out of pocket. And the agent can show you the kind of home you are looking for based on your finances, family needs, and community setting.

But if you happen to find a FSBO home, you might be able to negotiate the price that excludes the agent fee that can save you money on your home purchase.

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New Home Owner? 5 Common Questions (And Answers) About Home Insurance

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Among the many questions new home owners often have is about how their homeowner’s insurance works and what it covers. Here are five common questions and answers about homeowner’s insurance.

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Outdoor Rugs: How to Pick the Right One for Your New Patio

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Adding a stylish outdoor rug to tie together all your outdoor décor and living space is as important as picking what your patio furniture is going to be. However, it is not easy picking out a rug that will be durable, good looking and the absolute best choice for your patio.

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Simple Fixes For These Five Common Problems Older Homes Will Have

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Purchasing an older home can be a rewarding investment. Unfortunately, older homes often have structural limitations or design flaws that can make them challenging to live in.

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Four Things To Know Before You Buy a Historic Home

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Congratulations, you have decided to buy an historical home. It is one-of-a-kind, full of character, and an architectural dream. However, before you sign for the mortgage, there are a few important things you need to consider.

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home affordability tips

Ideas on how can afford a home purchase

  • start saving money:
    view budgeting techniques and rebate cards

  • view first-time options:
    FHA programs and zero-down mortgages

  • watch the interest rates:
    when they hit low levels, be prepared to act

  • have good credit:
    good credit means lower monthly payments

  • maintain good debt ratios:
    lenders view this as low risk

  • understand the process:
    understand how to negotiate best terms

read about these and other tips to help you afford a home purchase

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what is the value of the home

Check the market value of the home you are reviewing and neighborhood. It is a report you can use to structure your home purchase offer.

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Home Buying Guide and Home Search

Buying a home? You have landed at the right place. Our goal is to keep your home buying experience simple and straight to the point. Find home MLS listings, FSBO homes, foreclosures, new home construction, home classifieds, real estate agents, mortgage financing, home services, home buying steps, and just about everything to find and make a buy home decision.

Simply start with our quick home buying checklist that summarizes the home buying process. It references our free 7-step guide on home buying plans and home buying tips. Review our guides on home affordability, home buying numbers, escrow payments, home inspection, home location and neighborhood, home buying contract negotiations, home mortgage financing, closing and settlement, and more. Use this resource center to find the the right home, in the right location, and at the right price.

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