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Risks of Buying a Foreclosure

Roadblocks that can make buying a foreclosure a Money Pit
When a homeowner fails to pay their mortgage for an extended period of time, the home goes into foreclosure. This means the homeowner forfeits all rights to the home and it …

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Understanding Appraisals

Everything You Need To Know About Appraisals and Real Estate Value Assessments
Home appraisals are a key step in any home buying or selling process. Most financial institutions will not lend to buyers without an appraisal, and most sellers use appraisals …

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Buying a Condo 101

The 5 Key things to know about condo ownership
When it comes to home ownership, not all properties are the same. While purchasing a single family home is relatively straightforward, buying a condo comes with a unique set of challenges. From …

Buying New Construction

Buying a new construction home or condo can have its advantages, but it also comes with a different set of considerations than a pre-owned property—especially from a legal standpoint. Unlike the standard form contracts used for the purchase of a …

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What to Disclose When Selling Your Home

To Disclose or Not to Disclose: A Seller’s Guide
It’s time to sell your home and you’re wondering if that leaky roof or the squirrel infestation you took care of a few years back are necessary items to disclose to potential …