buying a home

buying a home

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2018 Real Estate Trends

From co-living to smaller homes, here’s what will drive the real estate market in 2018
As technology advances, the market shifts and new generations become home buyers, real estate behaviors change and evolve, too. A new year means new real estate trends to watch for, whether you’re buying or selling. The …

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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 becomes the property of a bank or other lending institution. …

Purchasing a Home to Rent or Flip

Purchasing a Home to Rent or Flip

Everything you need to know about buying real estate for profit
Purchasing an investment property is a great way to generate additional income, but it isn’t as simple as hitting the real estate market in search of a great deal. There are substantial differences between purchasing a primary residence and taking …

Understanding the Three Most Common Property Liens

Understanding the Three Most Common Property Liens

Property liens can come from multiple sources and bring a pending sale to an abrupt halt
No matter how close a sale is to closed, the discovery of an outstanding lien will bring the sale to a grinding halt. While most properties are unencumbered, liens can come from multiple sources, the …

Everything You Need To Know About Home Inspections

Everything You Need To Know About Home Inspections

Home Inspections Protect Buyers and Sellers from Costly Surprises
Whether you’re buying your first home or your fifth, a thorough home inspection is essential every time. Before closing on a house, every buyer should arrange their own thorough home inspection, even if the home is new or has no visible flaws.
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