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The Pros and Cons of “Mortgage Before Marriage” for Young Couples

There was a time when a higher percentage of people were married before they committed to buying a home together, but it’s a lot more common to co-habit and invest in a home together. If you’re considering the commitment of a mortgage without being married, here are some things to be aware of before you… Continue reading The Pros and Cons of “Mortgage Before Marriage” for Young Couples

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5 Major Red Flags to Watch for When You’re Touring an Open House

An open house is one of the best opportunities a potential homeowner will have to take stock of a home and determine if it will work for them. However, it can also be a good opportunity to discover some glaring red flags that might make it a less worthwhile investment. If you’re currently perusing the… Continue reading 5 Major Red Flags to Watch for When You’re Touring an Open House

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Buying a New Home? Use This Checklist to Ensure Your Finances Are in Order

Buying a home is a significant expense. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a first-time buyer or have experience. Unless you have a large pile of cash, you’ll need to ensure your finances are in order before closing. In this post we’ll explore four financial items you’ll want to check off before buying a new home.… Continue reading Buying a New Home? Use This Checklist to Ensure Your Finances Are in Order

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Master the Autumn Home Buying Season With Our Guide to Finding Local Real Estate Bargains

Most people have a good idea of the neighborhood they want to purchase a new home in. The problem is finding a great deal in the area, especially if it’s a neighborhood that’s very popular. Thinking outside the box and avoiding the standard real estate listings can result in some bargain properties for sale that… Continue reading Master the Autumn Home Buying Season With Our Guide to Finding Local Real Estate Bargains

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Finding Defects In Newly Constructed Homes For Sale

According to the Better Business Bureau, contractor problems are one of the most common consumer complaints.  With those kinds of statistics, buying newly constructed homes for sale calls for a knowledgeable individual.  Here are a few things you can do to make sure your contractor doesn’t end up as your complaint: Know What Your Warranties… Continue reading Finding Defects In Newly Constructed Homes For Sale