Major Credit Purchases

June, 20, 2019

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Don’t go on a spending spree using credit if you are thinking about buying a home, or in the process of buying a new home. Your mortgage pre-approval is subject to a final evaluation of your financial situation.​

Use a Buyers Agent

June, 20, 2019

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It’s important that you choose an experienced agent who is there for you. Your agent should be actively finding you potential homes, keeping you informed of the entire process, negotiating furiously on your behalf, and answering all of your questions with competence and speed.​

Buying A Foreclosure

June, 20, 2019

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With the housing bubble burst and the subprime mortgage crisis, millions of homeowners found themselves unable to make their mortgage payments. Many found themselves owing more on the house than the home was worth. 

Is Buying A Smart Plan?

June, 20, 2019

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With the burst of the housing bubble, credit crisis, and millions of foreclosures across the country, you may wonder if buying a home is such a good idea after all. However, it’s important to consider all of the facts.​

Importance of Inspection

June, 20, 2019

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As a buyer, you are entitled to know exactly what you are getting. Don’t take anything for granted, not even what you see or what the seller or listing agent tell you.​

Hot, Normal & Cold Markets

June, 20, 2019​

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What's the difference? When is a good time to buy or sell? Find out below!

Getting a Legitimate Lender

July 1, 2013

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It used to be that buyers could go house shopping and when they have found their dream home, then they go to get pre-approved. However, in today’s market, that has proven to be one of the least effective methods in landing the dream home.​

Finding the Right Seller

July 15, 2013

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The best seller is one who is highly motivated. A highly motivated seller is more likely to sell at a price that is less than his or her house is actually worth. And it matters that you find out why. 

Build a Plan of Action

July 10, 2013

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Buying a home will probably rank as one of the biggest personal investments one can make. Being organized and in control will contribute significantly to getting the best home deal possible with the least amount of stress.​

Avoiding Financial Stress

June, 27, 2019​​

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By asking the right questions, and knowing exactly what your needs are, you can find the right loan for you. There are certain approaches that you can take while mortgage shopping that can cost or save you money.​

HOME BUYING TIPS

HOME SELLING TIPS

Considering Offers

June, 27, 2019​

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When reading an offer, keep in mind that you are out to get the best price AND the best terms for you. If you focus solely on the price, you may overlook terms that could be favorable to you as a buyer.​

Finding the Right Agent

June, 27, 2019​

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Not all agents work the same way. The most important attribute of an agent is that he/she is well connected to the real estate industry. He/she should know the market and provide information on past sales, current listings, his or her marketing plan, and at least 4 solid references.​

For Sale By Owner

June, 27, 2019​

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FSBO (pronounced fizz-bo), or For Sale By Owner, is a way of selling your home without the use of a professional real estate agent or broker. The idea behind FSBO is that by selling your home yourself, you save the approximate 6% that would be the agents’ commission.​

Get the Highest Price

June, 27, 2019​

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In order to get the highest price in the shortest time, you need to know how to market your home. The better you market your home, the more offers you will get. 

Insist on a Home Inspection

June, 27, 2019​

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A professional home inspection protects both you and the buyer. It allows both you and the buyer the opportunity to learn about the property’s defects.​

Know Why You're Selling

June, 27, 2019​

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If you know exactly why you are selling then it is easier for you to follow the right plan of action for getting what you want. If you are a seller who needs to close a sale as quickly as possible, then you should know that getting the highest price possible is not one of your priorities.

Making a good first impression

June, 27, 2019

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If you want buyers to be interested in your home, you need to show it in its best light. A good first impression can influence a buyer both emotionally and visually, thus prompting them to make an offer. In addition, what the buyer first sees is what they think of when they consider the asking price.​

Plan of Action

June, 27, 2019​

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Analyze why you are selling - If you understand your motives, you will be able to better negotiate and to get what it is that you want, whether it be a quick sale, high price, or somewhere in the middle.​

Setting the Price

June, 27, 2019​

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The price is the first thing buyers notice about your property. If you set your price too high, then the chance of alienating buyers is higher. You want your house to be taken seriously, and the asking price reflects how serious you are about selling your home.​

What is a Short Sale?

July 1, 2013

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An increase in foreclosure rates will inevitably bring with it an increase in short sales. But what is a short sale? A short sale happens when you sell your house for less than your remaining mortgage balance, the proceeds of which go to the lender and in return the lender forgives the remaining balance...

Thank you for visiting today. If this is your first visit, take your time and look around. We have plenty of information and resources available to you. If you are a return visitor, thank you. We would love to hear from you. We can serve all your real estate needs.​​

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