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Buying Your First Townhome? 3 Features To Keep An Eye On

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Purchasing a townhome rather than your typical single-family home can come with the cost being lower or allowing you to live in a denser and more desirable area, but it can also come with some challenges. If you've been eager to begin house-hunting, there are several things that you'll want to look for to make sure that the townhome has the kind of design you want and that you're not going to feel let down by the home after you've moved in.

11 February 2020

Three Tips When You Are Shopping For A Golf Retirement Community

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If you love golf and are nearing retirement, you may be thinking about buying a retirement home in a golf community. Having a golf course as a part of a gated community will likely combine everything you want in retirement. However, not every golf retirement community is the same. The following are a few things to keep in mind when you are shopping for one. You should inquire about the costs associated with the community

31 January 2020

3 Hacks For Obtaining The Luxury Home Of Your Dreams

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Nothing says that you've "arrived" quite like the prospect of purchasing your first luxury home. Even if you have the income and assets to make such a purchase, however, there are still smarter and less-smart ways to buy luxury homes. Here are three clever approaches to the problem that can get you into your dream home as easily and cost-effectively as possible. 1. Choose the Most Experienced and Well-Connected Realtor

21 January 2020

What You Need To Do Once You Find The Home You Want To Buy

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If you have decided that you want to purchase a home, you may know that you need to get your finances in order and that you need to get pre-approved for a mortgage before you begin searching for your home. When you find the right home that you want to purchase, you need to know how to get the home of your dreams. Make an Offer When you find a home you are interested in purchasing, you need to put in a written offer.

8 January 2020

3 Features You Might Really Want To Find In Your Next Home

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If you look at even five homes that are listed for sale, you will see that each one is probably very different from the others, and you might like some features from each one. The hardest part of buying a house is finding one that has all the features you want it to have, which is why agents recommend making a list of the features you want or need in a house.

14 December 2019

4 Considerations To Make When Shopping For A New Home

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If you've outgrown your current home or you are a renter who is looking to finally take part in homeownership, you may be excited about the home searching process. It can be a lot of fun looking at potential homes and seeing that there are so many great houses out there on the market. Before you make a purchase, you'll want to take some things into consideration to ensure that you're getting a great home for your needs and goals.

6 December 2019

Tips For Purchasing A Condo

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Many people do not want the responsibility of caring for and maintaining a single-family home, but still want to purchase real estate. In this type of situation, purchasing a condo can be an excellent solution. Condos are available in a variety of sizes, so it is easy to find one that fits your needs, but when you own a condo, you will not be responsible for maintaining the grounds or building that the condo is located in.

12 November 2019

Ways To Fix Up Your Home Before Selling

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If you are planning to sell your home in the near future, there will be some things that you want to do to fix the place up. Any problems that a buyer sees could give them a reason to walk away, and you'll want to give them as few reasons as possible. Consider the following quick renovations to make your home look good. Paint The Walls Chances are that your walls have seen a lot of abuse over the years, with scratches, marks, and blemishes that are really going to be obvious when the home is empty.

23 October 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Residential Property Tax Assessments in California

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If you are purchasing your first home in the state of California, then it's important you understand how the property tax assessment program works. You will be expected to pay property taxes in two equal payments each year and should know as much about the process as possible. How Residential Property Taxes Are Assessed on Property In the state of California, residential property taxes tend to be equal to about two percent of your home's purchase price.

15 October 2019

Looking For An Apartment? 3 Things To Consider

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If you are living in an area where there are a lot of renters, finding the right apartment can be a challenge. Often in these locations, attractive rentals are quickly taken. It can be difficult to find a new place to live that suits your needs. Often urban centers with low inventory are the most competitive rental markets. Finding an apartment in your budget in these locations can also be a huge challenge.

7 September 2019