Buying

May 23, 2022

Is It Possible to Remove a Restrictive Covenant on a Property?

You purchase a home and have expectant plans to renovate it a little bit. You decide you would like to put in a great outdoor kitchen space for entertaining. You begin dreaming about all of your friends coming over to enjoy patio parties in your posh outdoor kitchen area with ...

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May 16, 2022

Mistakes People Make When Purchasing Homeowners Insurance

Mistakes People Make When Purchasing Homeowners Insurance

If you are mortgaging a home, you will be required to purchase homeowners’ insurance before signing the final paperwork to close out the mortgage and purchase the home. Regardless of how you purchase a home, every homeowner should make sure they have homeowners’ insurance to help cover the cost should ...

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May 3, 2022

How to Avoid Closing Delays in Escrow

How to Avoid Closing Delays in Escrow

Once you have entered escrow, the exciting countdown to closing day begins. There are many common mistakes buyers make that cause delays in closing, sometimes even causing the buyer to lose the contract completely.

Unforseen circumstances can lead your lender to reevaluate your approval for your loan, or cause concern ...

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April 22, 2022

Don't Wait Too Long to Find the Perfect Home

Don't Wait Too Long to Find the Perfect Home

With a highly competitive market and a low inventory of homes, it can be hard to find the house you were hoping to purchase. Shopping for homes is very similar to dating you could spend years searching for the perfect one only to wait too long and miss out on ...

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April 11, 2022

Is it Risky to use Dual Agency?

Is it Risky to use Dual Agency?

The majority of real estate sales transactions include the buyer and seller having their own personal real estate agent to represent them. Each agent works on the behalf of their client and helps to advocate for their best interest. There is a small number of transactions where both the buyer ...

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April 1, 2022

Scheduling the Closing - What is it and When is it?

Scheduling the Closing - What is it and When is it

Finally. You found your dream house and your Realtor® is writing up the offer. Your next hope for this, fairytale scenario is that you can move in the morning of the 30th of next month since that's when your lease expires so that you don't have to pay ...

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March 29, 2022

Patient Buyer Finds Exactly What They Were Looking For

Sometimes jumping on the right house at the right time takes skill and determination while other times being patient and waiting for the right house to come along can take the same amount of self-control and perseverance. This was the case for Claudia and her family. They found a neighborhood ...

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March 14, 2022

Bouncing Back From a Hasty Pandemic Home Purchase

Bouncing Back From a Hasty Pandemic Home Purchase

Conditions brought on by the pandemic especially early on when everything was shut down and Americans stayed inside their homes most 24 hours a day led thousands of Americans across the country to purchase a new home.

Statistics showed that people were leaving cities for more room and wide-open spaces ...

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Jan. 31, 2022

How First Time Buyer Classes Can Be Beneficial

How First Time Buyer Classes Can Be Beneficial

Buying your first home is a very exciting adventure and can be a complicated one. If you have never been through the home buying process before, shopped for a mortgage, or know about real estate contracts and negotiating, you may find yourself quickly overwhelmed.

This is why many real estate ...

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Dec. 7, 2021

10 Relocation and moving hacks to make your relocation faster and less costly

Moving is part of life, and you can experience it once or more along with your life. Relocating has always been a strenuous activity with physical and psychological consequences. Even the most brilliant planners can sometimes fail in this process. However, packing up your life and moving down the street ...

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