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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 understanding the type of ownership, to the rules and regulations …

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 pre-owned house, there is no standard form contract used for …

The Pros and Cons of Renting vs. Buying

The Pros and Cons of Renting vs. Buying

How to Decide Whether Renting or Buying Is Right for You
You’ve been renting for years and saving up your money, and now you’re ready to think about buying a home. But is buying really better than renting? It depends. If you’re planning to settle for several years, buying could be …

The True Cost of Buying a Fixer Upper

The True Cost of Buying a Fixer Upper

What it really means to take on a rehab
Buying a “fixer upper” home is a growing trend, thanks in large part to popular shows (like the aptly-named HGTV hit Fixer Upper) that showcase fairytale transformations where families end up in luxurious dream homes for a fraction of the price.
When done …

Home Buyers - Avoid These Top Homebuying Regrets

6 Mistakes Most Home Buyers Make

Avoid These Top Home Buying Regrets
A home is probably the largest purchase you will ever make in your life. Yet, according to NerdWallet, half of homeowners said if they could do it again, they would do something differently. We don’t want you to have regrets when buying your next home. …