Recognizing When You May Want To Buy

Posted on: 19 October 2017
If you have been living with someone else or renting your place and you have had it in the back of your mind that you'd like to buy a home soon, then you want to make sure you recognize when that window opens and you should follow through with buying. Here are some things that can tell you the time may be right for you to buy: The time in your current home may be coming to a close
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What To Know About Real Estate Commissions

Posted on: 2 October 2017
If you are putting your home on the market, you may be somewhat confused about how your real estate agent is paid. Real estate agents usually get paid a percentage of the home's sales price, known as a commission. This amount can be negotiable, depending on what real estate agents earn in your local area, however. To learn more about how your agent gets paid, read on. How is my agent paid?
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Real Estate Buyers: Be Wary if These 3 Issues Come Up During Home Inspection

Posted on: 22 August 2017
You've fallen in love with a home, but your home inspector has come back with a list of issues that need to be addressed. Some problems, such as cosmetic issues with bathroom fixtures, can be safely ignored. Others will need to be fixed immediately after purchasing the home, which means that they are guaranteed to cost you money. Here are some must-fix problems that can come up during inspection where it's a good idea to ask the sellers to lower the price.
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Four Tips For Buying A Fixer-Upper

Posted on: 8 August 2017
When you are looking to buy a home, you may be willing to invest in a fixer-upper you can put some work into. If you love DIY projects, a home that needs work can even sound like a fun prospect, but there are some things to take into consideration as you begin your search. Work with your real estate agent and use the following tips to get the house you want without any major surprises:
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