Tips on Moving with Children

Tips on Moving with Children

Moving can be stressful for adults, but for children it can be downright traumatic. If you have children and you are planning to move soon, here are a few simple tips to make the transition easier for everyone involv…

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Knowing What Buyers Want

Knowing What Buyers Want

If you are selling your home, there are three factors that will affect the sale of your home that you can control to a certain extent. They are: your home's condition, your asking price and your marketing strategy. …

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Your Home Buying Budget

Your Home Buying Budget

If you are planning to buy a home, one of the first things you need to do before you even start looking at houses is to figure out your budget. Doing this in advance will keep you from overextending yourself, and it …

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Hiring the Right Realtor

Hiring the Right Realtor

Interviewing a real estate agent before hiring them is like interviewing a candidate for a job position. You want to make sure the person you're hiring will get the job done quickly and efficiently, while being effec…

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About Homeowners Association Fees

About Homeowners Association Fees

If you are currently looking for a house to buy, you may encounter certain properties that come with a homeowners association or HOA. This is common among condominiums, townhouses, and other properties located in pla…

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Applying for a Mortgage After a Foreclosure

Applying for a Mortgage After a Foreclosure

If you are one of the many American homeowners who went into foreclosure early in the housing crisis a few years ago, you probably already know that recovering from such a negative event is an uphill battle that can …

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Getting Started on Selling Your Home

Getting Started on Selling Your Home

Are you planning to sell your home soon? If this will be your first time to sell a home, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed or lost and clueless as to where to begin. While selling your home does require a fair amo…

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Why You Should Hire a Real Estate Agent

Why You Should Hire a Real Estate Agent

Up until a few years ago, whenever someone wanted to sell their home or buy a new one, one of the first things they would to was to contact a real estate agent. Today, things have changed a bit. Because so much infor…

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What You Need to Know About Closing Costs

What You Need to Know About Closing Costs

Now that lending restrictions are easing up, more and more young people in their 20s and 30s are making the move to becoming homeowners. That's definitely great news for the economy, but it could also mean an unpleas…

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Creating a Home Wishlist

Creating a Home Wishlist

If you are planning to buy a home soon, it will help you and your real estate agent a lot if you make a home wishlist before you start actually looking at houses. Making a list of the features and amenities you absol…

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