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5 Major Reasons Why You Should Buy A Home Instead Of Rent

There are times when it is better for a person to rent, but most often home ownership has many more benefits and advantages. About 10 year ago a had a retired aunt and uncle who rented a condo in Las Vegas. Uncle Jim (not his real name) was a retired minister. Throughout his career he and his wife lived in parsonages, which are homes furnished by the congregation while they ministered there. He and his wife told me that the biggest mistake they ever made was not to invest in buying a home......... Read More

How To Really Declutter Your Home For Buyers

Your real estate agent has come to your house to assess what needs to be done to sell it the quickest. The word, "declutter," continues to come up. You assure your agent that you are a very neat person and that everything will be clean when the potential buyers come to view it. Many sellers encounter the same situation each day. What agents wish their clients would understand is that decluttering is more than just keeping the baseboards dust-free and the countertops wiped down. Try some of ........ Read More

Homes For Sell By Owner – Fsbos And Buyer Brokers

You’re selling your home as a FSBO (for sale by owner) and you get annoyed when real estate brokers call you, right? That’s a reasonable response when you’re doing all the work to market your property to save thousands of dollars in broker commissions. However, when a “buyer broker” calls, you might want to listen. Why Listen To understand why I say that, we need to understand the functions of “listing brokers” and “buyer brokers.” Real estate brokers can and do serve both fu........ Read More

Subject To: Buying A Home With No Cash

You want to buy a home, but you have very little money saved. What are your options? Traditional mortgages don't always require large down payments. If you have a good income, stable job and good credit, you should easily be able to get a traditional mortgage, even without a down payment. However, if your credit is bad, there are still plenty of options for getting into the real estate market. Despite the mortgage-due-on-sale clause, sometimes a buyer can take over payments on an existing........ Read More

Holiday Home Mortgages: Buying The Property Of Your Dreams

Property is most definitely one of the major growth industries in the UK at the moment because more and more individuals are investing in second properties and getting holiday home mortgages. Holiday or second homes allow individuals to get away from the mundane as well as the stresses and strains of everyday life whenever they please. However, with house prices being so high at the moment, affording a second home can be difficult unless you seek second home mortgages. Holiday home mortgages........ Read More

Unrepresented Home Buyers Should Take Care

If you plan on buying a home and you plan on representing yourself, think again. Many buyers these days are very internet savvy and do a great deal of research online before contacting anyone about buying a house. However, this may not get you the deal you expect. A number of people have discovered Zillow, which estimates value of homes. People have also discovered county tax appraisal district sites. County Assessor sites may show the assessed value that the taxing authority puts on a home........ Read More

Buying A Home – Dealing With Lender Letters

Most people who set out to buy a home, be it house, townhouse, condo, apartment, or mansion on a hill, know they need to have a lender letter in hand saying they are qualified for a loan. What most “civilians” (people not in the real estate business) don’t realize is how much the value of a lender letter varies. Let’s look at some of the general ways a lender letter varies, which sort you want, and how to present it to a seller to put you in the best possible position to buy that seller........ Read More

Looking For And Buying A Home In Trinity Florida

When we first considered moving to Florida, our first thought was to look for a new home in Pinellas County or Hillsborough County. After all, Pinellas County is close to all those great Gulf beaches, not to mention Clearwater and St. Petersburg. Hillsborough County had the city of Tampa. There were lots of good schools here in the Tampa Bay area, too, which was important for us since we have two children. Inquiring around, we learned that all the neighboring counties operate under a school ........ Read More

Home Buying - 3 Money Saving Secrets

Home buying is about finding the right house, and this includes getting the right price. There are five basic ways to buy a home for less. Here are three of them. Home Buying Secret - Buy In Inexpensive Towns Yes, there are still inexpensive towns that you might actually want to live in. In fact, there are still towns in this country where you can see a good movie, put the kids in a good school, go shopping, enjoy nearby natural beauty, and buy homes for under fifty thousand dollars. My........ Read More

The Internet And Home Buying

There's no doubt about it, the internet is now an intrinsic part in the process of buying and selling homes. The majority of people looking to buy a home search the web for homes for sale in their desired area. Savvy buyers and sellers can compare stock from the comfort of their homes at any time of day or night. But when it comes time to actually buy, there's more to it than just clicking send. For starters, make sure what you are searching through is worth while. You may enjoy searching thr........ Read More

Cash Grants For First Time Home Buyers

When was the last time somebody credible offered you thousands of dollars in free money? For most of us, that just doesn't happen every day, or ever at all, for that matter. However, if you are considering purchasing your first home, there are very credible sources that genuinely do want to give you thousands of dollars in free money. Those sources are state and federal agencies, and the thousands of dollars of free money available comes to you in the form of a cash grant to help you buy you........ Read More

Buying A Home With A Lease Option Program

Buying a home with a lease option program Have you dreamed of owning your own home, but just don’t know how you can manage it? You might have bad credit, little money for a down payment or no credit history at all. Even so, homeownership is within your grasp by using a lease option program. What is lease option? Lease option is when you enter an agreement with a landlord that states in the future you have the option to buy that house. You agree on a price when you begin the lease........ Read More

Home Mortgage Loan Mistakes Most Homebuyers Make

MISTAKE #1: Over shopping your loan Your credit score is based on the perceived risk associated with extending you credit. Over the years, the credit reporting agencies have determined that a borrower who seeks credit from many different lenders is riskier than others. Therefore, they decrease your credit score each time a lender pulls your credit report. Each time you call a lender seeking the best possible rate and terms for your home mortgage, he has to pull your credit report. Thi........ Read More

How To Buy A Holiday Home Abroad

The thought of owning a second home in the sun or a ski lodge or mountain retreat where we can escape whenever the mood takes us is of course a commonly held dream. And with the simplification of re-mortgaging facilities, the affordability of home loans and the growth in underlying equity many of us have enjoyed on our principal residences, there couldn’t be a better time to turn that dream into a reality than today. Here’s how to buy a holiday home abroad and avoid all the common traps ........ Read More

How To Buy Your First Home!

Avoid the 10 Most Common, Painful, Frustrating Mistakes First-Time Home Buyers Make. Buying a residence can be a hair raising experience. You will experience a roller coaster of emotions while finding the right place, securing the loan, closing and finally moving in. For most of us, the first time home purchase is the largest investment we’ve ever considered. The emotions of purchasing something so expensive and personal can often cloud our business judgment. Most home purchasers do little or........ Read More


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