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Tag: Homebuyer

Posted on 06/06/2022
Getting preapproved for a mortgage: The basics
Getting preapproved for a mortgage is an essential part of the home-buying process. While it’s possible to wait before securing your financing, there are major benefits to getting preapproval early. For more information about preapproval, here are the basics to consider: When to get preapproval It’s recommended that would-be homebuyers obtain a preapproval letter from a mortgage lender...
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Posted on 02/21/2022
5 Tips to Help You Assess a Neighborhood
Photo by David McBee from Pexels When you’re considering where to build a new house, much of your focus will go into researching specific lots of land you might build on. While extensive due diligence into specific lots is certainly necessary and appropriate, don’t forget to consider the broader neighborhood the lots are in. Here are five tips...
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Posted on 01/17/2022
5 Things to Know About Stick-Built Homes
When you have a house built on your land, this is known as a stick-built home. These homes are considered traditional compared to modular or prefabricated houses that are built elsewhere and transported to your property. If you’ve been thinking of having a stick built house constructed on your land, it’s important to learn as much about them...
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Posted on 01/10/2022
Benefits of Working with a Real Estate Agent for New Construction
Photo by Gustavo Fring from Pexels Purchasing new construction might seem easier than buying an existing home, since you’re not working with a seller. However, a new construction purchase can come with its own complications that make the process challenging. Having a real estate agent at your side with buying new construction can ensure that this process goes...
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Posted on 12/27/2021
Expenses to Plan When Buying Your First Home
Buying your first home can be an exciting process, but with so many different expenses to account and plan for, it can also be overwhelming. Not sure where to begin with it comes to saving for your first home? There are a few expenses you won't want to overlook. Down Payment First, make sure you have enough money...
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Posted on 10/18/2021
New Homes: The "Before" Checklist You'll Want to Consider
Photo by PhotoMIX Company from Pexels Sometimes getting ready to buy a home feels stressful. But it doesn't have to be when you take clear steps to get financially ready for the exciting world of homeownership. Here are a few quick items to consider before stepping into your new home. Do You Have a Down Payment? Depending on...
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Posted on 07/12/2021
7 Mistakes to Avoid When Building a New Home
You did it—you decided you want to build a new home. While you may be ecstatic about this new adventure, there are some things to keep in mind. To save the most money and prevent any complications with this big decision, avoid these 7 common mistakes: HVAC Although it may sound like a surprise, your HVAC system is...
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Posted on 05/17/2021
How Much Should You Put Down When Building Your Home?
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels Most people who decide to build a new house plan on financing the construction via one of the multiple financing options available. However, the size of the down payment depends on what type of loan is taken out for the project. The following is a breakdown of what different loan programs commonly...
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Posted on 03/29/2021
How to Get Along with Your HOA
Photo by Romakoma via Shutterstock Many modern housing developments share areas such as parks, pools and playgrounds. When this is the case, they need a homeowner’s association to tend to the needs of the common areas. The same is true for condominium complexes and townhome communities. Since hallways, elevators and the outsides of buildings require shared maintenance, the...
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