Tag: Homebuyers

Thinking About Renting Versus Buying a Home
Posted on 10/27/2019
Thinking About Renting Versus Buying a Home
There are several ways to think about renting versus buying. Conventional wisdom might say that buying, and therefore owning, a home is always better. However, your situation may be different. Before you jump in the buying pool, consider how the costs might stack up for you. How to think about housing. Say that you are moving to a...
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Should you Buy a Home Without an Agent?
Posted on 10/06/2019
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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Getting Ready for a Bidding War
Posted on 09/29/2019
Getting Ready for a Bidding War
You and your agent search for weeks to find the perfect home and suddenly, there it is on the market. It’s in the highly sought-after neighborhood of your dreams and, amazingly, the asking price is in your sweet spot. You and your agent follow tried and true negotiation tactics only to learn that the seller has multiple offers...
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Downsizing to What Works for You
Posted on 07/07/2019
Downsizing to What Works for You
People downsize their living-space for all kinds of reasons. Making the decision to downsize shouldn't be a negative experience and shouldn't feel like your downgrading your home. Follow these tips to level up your lifestyle and home enjoyment while downsizing your accommodations. Find a space that works for you. You might be moving from a large home with...
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Looking at Neighborhoods?
Posted on 03/31/2019
Looking at Neighborhoods?
All communities have increases and decreases in population, demographics, and times when several (or very few) homes are on the market. Sometimes, it's merely that the stars aligned for several homeowners at the same time. Once in a while, because the market is particularly hot, many of the owners hope to cash in on the rising prices. In...
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