Getting Ready to Buy

Dec. 26, 2018

How to Find the Perfect Neighborhood

By David Hakimi

RISMEDIA, Wednesday, December 26, 2018—  Location, location, location. Half of buying a home is all about finding where you want to live. You might've found your dream house, but it's not in your dream neighborhood.

 

So, what should you be watching out for? Here ...

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Dec. 20, 2018

Why Millennials Choose to Buy

 

Why Millennials Choose to Buy

According to NerdWallet’s Millennials & Homebuying Study, the top 5 reasons young renters

choose to own are:

1. To Have Control over Their Living Space - 93%

Many millennials who rent a home or apartment prior to buying

their own homes, dream of the day ...

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Nov. 8, 2018

Why Greater FTL?

 
Nov. 8, 2018

Give Me Land, Lots of Land… 5 Things to Keep In Mind

florida land for saleLand can be a good investment, whether you intend to build a house or business on a particular lot or simply want a place where you can stretch your legs and breathe a bit more deeply. After all, they’re not making any more of it (ok, technically this isn’t true ...

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Sept. 26, 2018

Can Millennials Move On and Up?

Can Millennials Move On and Up?

By Suzanne De Vita

RISMEDIA, Wednesday, April 11, 2018—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As the biggest cohort of homebuyers, millennials are exercising influence in the market in unprecedented ways. They are at the center of demand for housing—built-up after many moved ...

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July 26, 2018

4 Mortgage Programs For Homebuyers

Whether you’re thinking about buying your first home or you’ve been contemplating an upgrade, you probably already know that there are several different kinds of home mortgages, some that seem pretty much alike at face value. FHA, VA, USDA — what does it all mean?! We’re about to take all ...

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July 24, 2018

Mortgage Brokers VS Mortgage Bankers

You’re just swinging in your hammock on a sunny summer day when an ad pops up on YouTube for home equity loans. It sounds like a pretty good deal and you have been wanting to put a pool in for years, but it’s a bank you’ve never heard of, and ...

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June 21, 2018

Truth about Zillow Zestimates

 

Do you know how much your home is worth? No, really, do you?

Homeowners and buyers across the country often answer this question by turning to a figure known as a Zestimate, produced by Zillow.com. Zillow’s intention is to create an accurate value estimate for the over 100 ...

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June 1, 2018

5 Things to Know About Home Inspections

5 Things Buyers Should Know About Home Inspections

Home buyers tend to have a lot of questions about home inspections. Are they required? How are they different from appraisals? When does it take place? Here are answers to these and other common questions. 

1. Home inspections aren't required ...

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May 12, 2018

5 Tips for Making an Offer in a Hot Real Estate Market

 

Steady demand. Limited supply. That's what we are seeing in real estate markets across the country right now. Inventory is particularly tight within the lower price ranges. "The starter house is nearly missing in some markets," according to Jessica Lautz, managing director of survey research and communication for ...

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