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Tag: Buyer Tips

Posted on 08/30/2020
Five Tips for First-Time Homebuyers
Photo by ConvertKit on Unsplash Up to 9.2 million Americans will purchase their first home in 2020. Homeownership is a wonderful and sometimes overwhelming experience. It's exciting to have a place that you can personalize and call your own. However, owning a home can quickly become a burden if you don't plan carefully. Keep in mind these five...
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Posted on 07/19/2020
Buying a Working Luxury Ranch: What to Look For
Image by Steppinstars from Pixabay Before you plunk your hard-earned money down on a working luxury ranch, look at several factors, including location, features, your experience and business opportunities. The success of the ranch hinges on your experience or the people you hire to run the ranch. Even if it’s a private ranch where you might sell horses...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Why Do People Buy California Luxury Homes?
Let's face it – there is no place like California. From its awe-inspiring beaches to Disneyland, Hollywood and other amazing attractions and landmarks, there is a lot to like about the Golden State. As such, there is significant demand for luxury houses in San Francisco, Los Angeles and other California cities and towns. And for those who want to...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
Comparison: Investment Property and Primary Residence Purchases
Photo by Alexander Zvir from Pexels Those who currently own a home may consider investing in a second home for income purposes. However, it is important to understand you may have hurdles to overcome when searching for a mortgage or obtaining homeowners insurance. Here are some of the most significant differences between buying an investment property and a...
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Posted on 01/19/2020
Should You Overspend to Acquire Your Dream Residence?
Once you discover your dream house, you probably want to do everything possible to acquire this residence. However, it is important to remain calm, cool and collected as you navigate the homebuying journey. Because if you act too hastily, you risk overspending to purchase your ideal residence. Let's face it – the temptation to submit an offer to purchase...
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Posted on 11/10/2019
Are You a Smart Property Buyer?
Purchasing a home may prove to be an arduous process, particularly for those who fail to plan ahead for the property buying journey. Thankfully, there are many quick, easy ways to streamline the homebuying cycle. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you become a smart homebuyer. 1. Study the Real Estate Market A smart homebuyer...
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Posted on 11/03/2019
Common Homebuying Problems and How to Address Them
Buying a home should be a problem-free experience. Yet issues may arise that make it tough to acquire the perfect house at an affordable price. Common problems that come up during the homebuying journey include: 1. Lack of Home Financing Before you search for a home, it generally is a good idea to get pre-approved for a mortgage. That...
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Posted on 03/04/2019
Should You Set a Deadline for Buying a Home?
If possible, it helps to maintain a flexible deadline as you navigate the homebuying journey. Because if you have a tight deadline in place, you risk making a rash homebuying decision. And as a result, you may pay too much to acquire a home. Perhaps even worse, you risk purchasing a house that fails to match your expectations. As...
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