Spring Cleaning

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Got the spring cleaning itch? Check out our comprehensive check-list to make sure you don't miss a spot!
Pitfalls of FSBO

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In today's market of low inventory and homes selling very quickly (often with multiple offers) I have had many conversations with folks recently which boil down to essentially "all I need to do is stick a sign...
Title Insurance

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Not only does title insurance cover mistakes made during a title search, it also covers a gamut of issues that even the best title search cannot reveal.
The Home Inspection

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‚ÄčOne of the most stressful parts of the buying process for a first time buyer is the inspection. Everyone is afraid that the house they have fallen in love with has some sort of hidden Major Problem that...
What is Earnest Money

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Think of earnest money as a deposit to show the seller you are serious about buying their place. Earnest money is typically 1% of the sales price and not less than $1000, but the more earnest money you put...
Why Should I Use a Realtor?

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Many first-time buyers are not sure what using a Realtor entails, or why it benefits them. Here is a quick run-down on some of the many ways working with a real estate professional will help make the...
The Low-Down on the Loan Process

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No matter if you are a first time buyer or have owned 10 homes, with the ever-changing landscape of the lending world it is hard to keep up with how the home-buying process works. Here's the low-down!
Dealing with Financing

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As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing with the...