Finding the Perfect Place to Call Home

A Failed Inspection Doesn't Have To Be A Stumbling Block To Buying An Investment Property

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Everyone wants a great deal on a real estate purchase. Buying a home is the perfect means for people to build both equity and net worth. If a house is a “fixer upper,” a buyer with basic home improvement skills may be able to restore the property to pristine shape in no time. Such a buyer may even look at foreclosed properties or homes available through an estate sale. Acquiring a tremendous discount might be possible and, potentially, so would attaining a huge boost in net worth after making repairs. Read More»

How To Pick Out The Right Home If You Are Downsizing

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Are you retiring from your work? Are you trying to simplify your lifestyle? If you have decided to move from your large home into a smaller one, you might be having mixed emotions. After all, you probably have sweet memories of your children living in your home and of pleasant events that have taken place there over the years. On the other hand, you may be excited about having less work to do as you move to a smaller place. Read More»

Ways To Prepare For Your Closing When Buying A House

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When you find out that the seller of a home has accepted your offer to buy it, you may need to get on the move to get things done so you can close on the house as quickly as possible. As a buyer, you will have a list of a lot of different things to do that are required before the closing date, and you must get these done. Here are some of the important steps you must do as you prepare to close on the house you are buying. Read More»

Don't Lose Your Earnest Money Because Of These Mistakes

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Sellers like to have some guarantee buyers bidding on their homes will actually follow through on the sales. It’s not unusual, therefore, to find you are required to put up earnest money when you agree to buy a home. Usually 1 to 3 percent of the purchase price, this deposit is typically applied to your down payment once the sale goes through. However, you can easily lose this money if you’re not careful. Read More»

These Four Property Investing Mistakes Can Sabotage Your Financial Goals

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Although real estate investing is one of the best ways to secure your financial future, not everyone succeeds at it. Usually it is due to a few basic mistakes. Here are 4 reasons why investors commonly fail. No defined goal. Why are you investing in real estate? Quick flip for profit? Cash flow? Residual income for retirement? Different goals will require different investing methods. If you understand your investment goals, you’ll know how to purchase properties that will help you further those goals. Read More»