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Forget About the Bank of Mom and Dad — Here’s How You Can Save Your Own Down Payment

  Since you’ll want to have approximately 20% of the purchase price of your home for a down payment, it can seem nearly impossible to come up with the funds. Fortunately, there are a few ways that you can save a little over time and not have to borrow from the Bank of Mom and… Continue reading Forget About the Bank of Mom and Dad — Here’s How You Can Save Your Own Down Payment

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3 Ugly Truths You’ll Discover Trying to Buy a Home Without a Real Estate Agent

  Many people, whether they are new to the market or have purchased a home before, consider investing in a home without the help of an agent. While there are benefits involved with going it alone, there are also a few drawbacks that can significantly impact the success of your home sale. If you’re wondering… Continue reading 3 Ugly Truths You’ll Discover Trying to Buy a Home Without a Real Estate Agent

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Today’s Home Seller Needs a Real Estate Agent More Than Ever — and Here’s Why

  Many home sellers want to get into the real estate market on their own without consulting the counsel of an experienced real estate agent. However, while having an agent will certainly cost you a percentage of your home sale, it can get you a lot more in the end for a lot less headache.… Continue reading Today’s Home Seller Needs a Real Estate Agent More Than Ever — and Here’s Why

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Buying a Home With a Mortgage? Here’s What You Can Expect at Your Closing Meeting

If you’ve decided to invest and have finally found your ideal home, it’s probably an exciting time for you and your family. But before the deal is sealed, there will be a closing meeting so that all of the loose ends can be tied up. If you want to be ready for closing and are… Continue reading Buying a Home With a Mortgage? Here’s What You Can Expect at Your Closing Meeting

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5 Tips for Crafting a Counter-offer That Doesn’t Scare Away a Potential Home Buyer

If you’ve recently put your home up for sale, one of the most exciting parts of the selling process is getting an offer. However, all is not said and done once you’ve received an offer, as you’ll probably want to negotiate a better price. If you’re wondering how you can counter without losing a potential… Continue reading 5 Tips for Crafting a Counter-offer That Doesn’t Scare Away a Potential Home Buyer

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Selling Your Home? Understanding Why a Buyer Might Withdraw — and How to Win Them Back

It may seem like the hard part is over once you’ve received a few offers on your home and are preparing for the negotiation process. Unfortunately, anything can happen until the papers and signed and this means that potential homebuyers can back out. If you’re dealing with a wavering bidder and are wondering how you… Continue reading Selling Your Home? Understanding Why a Buyer Might Withdraw — and How to Win Them Back

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Spring Is Real Estate’s ‘Rush Hour’ — Here’s How to Tell If You’re Prepared

The most popular time of year to buy a home is in the spring, and this means that if you’re preparing yourself for getting into the real estate market, you may be experiencing a time crunch. If you’re wondering if you’ll be ready to put your home up for sale in time to take advantage… Continue reading Spring Is Real Estate’s ‘Rush Hour’ — Here’s How to Tell If You’re Prepared