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Posted on 10/15/2018
What Does It Really Cost to Purchase a Home?
The cost of buying a house extends beyond a seller's initial asking price. In fact, there are many "hidden" costs that buyers need to consider as they decide whether to purchase a house, such as: 1. Closing Costs There are various closing costs that a buyer may encounter before he or she finalizes a house purchase, including survey, appraisal and...
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Posted on 10/08/2018
A Breakdown of the Closing Costs for Buying a Home
Closing costs are usually an unavoidable part of buying a home. While there are ways to reduce some closing costs and fees, they are an expense you will likely have to consider when it comes time to save for a home. On average, buyers can expect to pay between 2 and 5 percent of the purchase price in closing costs...
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Posted on 10/01/2018
How To Increase Your Home's Equity
Having equity in your home is an incredibly valuable thing. It allows you to borrow against your house and shows that the value of your investment is rising. Equity defined is the difference between your home’s value and the amount you still owe on the home. Equity allows you to move forward with other properties and sell your current one....
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Posted on 09/24/2018
Home Buying Timeline: How Long It Takes to Buy a Home
Do you ever wish that they taught a class in high school called, “Things You’ll Actually Need to Know In Life?” You’d learn how to prepare your taxes, what investing is, and how to buy a home. Unfortunately, all of these important life lessons tend to be self-taught; you pick them up along the way and learn from your mistakes....
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Posted on 09/17/2018
How To Find Your Debt-To-Income Ratio
You know when you buy a home that your credit score matters, but do you see all of the numbers that matter to your financial picture when you’re buying a home? Your debt-to-income ratio is one of the most critical figures that will influence if you can get a mortgage and what type of rate you can get. What Is...
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Posted on 09/10/2018
Should You Check Your Credit Score Before You Buy A Home?
It’s a good financial practice to check your credit report and score periodically. You want to be sure that no one has stolen your identity and that all the information on the report is correct. It may sound simple to check your credit, but there are so many sources that you can get it from and so many options that...
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Posted on 09/03/2018
Why You Can't DIY Appraising Your Home
Ever wondered what the market value of your home is? Or what the market value would look like for your dream home? If you’ve done a quick Google search you’ve probably come across at least a handful of websites offering tools to help you determine the value you on your own. But the numbers these tools put out should always...
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Posted on 08/27/2018
What to Do If Your California Luxury Home Lingers on the Real Estate Market
If your luxury home in Malibu, Sacramento or elsewhere in California lingers on the real estate market for several weeks or months, there is no need to stress. In fact, there are many things that a home seller can do to stir up interest in his or her Golden State luxury residence, such as: 1. Bolster Your Residence's Curb Appeal...
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Posted on 08/20/2018
How To Bring Your Credit Score Up
One of the most critical aspects of your financial state, when you’re buying a home, is that of your credit score. Credit scores take your entire economic history into account. That means every missed payment, every account opened, and that three-digit number represents every debt you owe. Once you obtain your credit score and assess your finances, if you realize...
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Posted on 08/13/2018
3 Tips for Moving Furniture
If you recently bought or sold a house, you may need to vacate your residence sooner rather than later. This probably means that you'll need to prepare a wide range of large items for moving day, including your furniture. Ultimately, moving furniture from Point A to Point B can be quick and simple – here are three tips to help...
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Posted on 08/06/2018
Home Showings: Everything That Buyers Need to Know
Home showings are valuable parts of the property buying cycle. If a homebuyer knows what to expect during a showing, this individual can get the information that he or she needs to determine whether a particular house is the right option. Now, let's take a look at three things that buyers need to know about home showings. 1. A home...
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