Tag Archives: Home Buyers

Is School Improvement Part of Your Ownership Strategy?

Neighborhoods with good schools often carry higher valuefor home buyers with children, so if you want to raise values in your neighborhood, supporting school improvement may be a valuable undertaking. Improving the ranking or reputation of local schools involves community investments … Continue reading

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4 “Big Regrets” to Avoid When Buying a Home

Fear of making The Wrong Decision can be the great immobilizer when it comes to buying real estate. • Fear that this is “the wrong time” to buy has kept many would-be homeowners on the sidelines and unnecessarily out of equity-building … Continue reading

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5 Finance Tips to Know When Buying a New Home

Buying a home is a massive financial risk, no matter how prepared you might be. Purchasing a home comes with liability, increased cost of living, unexpected stress, and more time commitments; however, the rewards for buying a home are just … Continue reading

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Buying a Rental Property? Here’s What You Can Expect

If you run across someone who owns multiple rental properties, it’s very possible that individual never intended to own so many. In addition, those who own a rental property might also be “accidental” landlords after having inherited a property or … Continue reading

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The Essentials Checklist for Newly Married Homeowners

After a beautiful wedding celebration and exotic honeymoon, you and your loved one are ready to settle in and enjoy your newly married bliss, especially in a new home. Although putting together a house can seem like an everlasting project, … Continue reading

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What to Expect When Getting Pre-Approved

Getting “pre-qualified” today when preparing to buy a home is so 80’s. Getting pre-qualified then meant talking to a loan officer over the phone or in an office and having a conversation about various aspects of your financial life. The … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Your Home Search Break Your Heart

For those who are house-hunting, it can be a whirlwind romance that’s hot from the minute you see the home’s curb appeal. But don’t let the seduction of a good-looking landscape make you want to tie the knot without a … Continue reading

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All The Single Ladies: Why Are So Many Older Single Women Buying Homes?

Millennials, millennials, millennials. It’s all we’ve heard about in the real estate market for the last several years, with a sprinkle of Baby Boomers thrown in. But here’s who we should be talking about: Women. Older women, to be exact. … Continue reading

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High cost of living is forcing lower-income Californians out of the state

California is losing more residents than any state except for two. In 2015, California had a population of 38.8 million. By 2016 (the latest year available), it shrank to about 38.6 million, resulting in a net drop of 136,000 people. (Click … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Afraid Of The Seller’s Disclosure

State and federal laws are strict in requiring sellers to tell what they know about the condition of their homes that isn’t obvious or discernable to potential buyers. Buyers can’t see behind walls or under houses, so they rely on … Continue reading

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