Tag: Homebuyers

Posted on 10/02/2022
5 Different Loan Options for Veterans
For U.S. military veterans, there are many financing options available for buying a home. What's typically called simply a "VA loan" can actually mean multiple specific types of loan. Depending on your situation, you might find one more helpful than the other. Here is a basic guide to the different types of loans available to veterans: VA No-Down-Payment...
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Posted on 01/30/2022
What to Keep in Mind When Looking for a Starter Home
First-time buyers looking for a starter home have a wealth of choices available. While a starter home won’t include everything on your dream home wish list, you will find something to suit your short-term needs at an affordable price. However, beyond that it might be hard to know where to start. Here we’ve put together some basic tips...
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Posted on 09/29/2019
Is a Home Really an Investment
For years, people have believed that their new home purchase is the same kind of investment as their 401k or stock and bonds. Even with the obvious drops in prices during and since the economic crash, many buyers continue letting their home be their only retirement asset. The main property you live in should be left out of...
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Posted on 08/18/2019
Should you Buy a Home Without an Agent?
You may be thinking to yourself that rather than hiring an agent, you could use that commission money for something else. In most cases, buyers' real estate agents will ask for five to eight percent of the property's purchase price, which is certainly not cheap. After all, can’t you just post your ideal house on a Facebook forum...
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Posted on 06/02/2019
Find Your Perfect Family Home
Looking for the perfect place to call home? Is your vision of home that iconic white-picket fence ranch in the suburbs? Or, do you love the walkability of an urban neighborhood? Do you dream of a large backyard with room to host the neighborhood barbecue? How about being near to great schools? Extensive libraries or museums? Sports facilities?...
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Posted on 04/21/2019
When Three Generations of Family Share a Home
Buying a home that works for both seniors and young children can be complicated, if not impossible. When searching for a new home, it’s important to keep in mind the special requirements for every member of your family both now, and as they continue to age. Parents or other older relatives may need assistance getting upstairs or in...
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