Despite a lack of housing inventory and fierce competition in the real estate industry, there are a lot of people who still want to be Realtors. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in real estate are expected to continuously grow by 6% through 2026. That means seasoned Realtors an...
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The dictionary’s definition of the word incentive reads “a thing that motivates or encourages one to do something.” It’s also a word used by new home builders to encourage buyers to use their preferred lender by tying a certain amount of “play money” to the equation. These are funds can be applied t...
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Is cash still king? While it may feel powerful to have that all-cash ace up your sleeve as you look for the perfect property, thinking home sellers swoon over all-cash offers (which they do), it’s wise to go into a purchase of this kind with your eyes wide open. Why? Unlike other home buyers out the...
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Buying a first home can be a daunting process. Apart from the somewhat complex issue of financing, there is the matter of finding the “perfect home.” Here are some things buyers should maybe not sweat—and some surprising facts about what they should be concerned about. Your furniture doesn’t fit As...
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How To Choose The Right Neighborhood To Buy A Home

The old real estate cliche' about "location, location, location" is true, as the area of the city where your home is located will have an impact on its future value as well as your lifestyle.

So what factors should you consider when you are choosing which neighborhoods to house hunt within?

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A Few Red Flags To Look For When Buying Real Estate

If you're looking to purchase real estate, keep in mind that the homes you are considering might be in need of repairs or improvements.

In a recent study done by a major home inspection company, at least 40 percent of previously owned homes on the market have at least one serious issue or defect.

When...

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Questions to Ask Your Home Inspector Before Buying Your HomeImagine how frustrated you'd be to find out that the hot water heater wasn't working - in the middle of your very first shower in your new home!

This, among other very good reasons, is why you should have a home inspection before you buy your home.

When you buy a home, you need to know exactly what yo...

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First Things First What To Do Upon Moving Into Your New HomeIf you have purchased a new home and are going to move in soon, what are the first few things that you will need to do upon moving into your new home?

Moving can be very stressful, but having a checklist can make your move effortless.

Here are 6 easy steps that can eliminate any frustration and help y...

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5 Important Tips To Help Smooth Your Move With TeensYou've got a new job offer across the country and you are planning to pack your things, buy a home and make the big move.

However, when you tell your 17 year old daughter your plans, she lets out a mournful wail and cries that it is not fair. How can you possibly take her away from all of her friends...

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Three Tips To Get The Best Financing On Your Second HomeAre you buying a property as your second home? Perhaps you are looking for a small cottage or apartment where you can escape to for your vacations, or maybe you want to have another home closer to your relatives?

Maybe you want to rent out your second property and make a steady income from your inves...

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Why It's Critically Important To Have A Home InspectionMany home buyers have found the perfect house, signed on the dotted line and may think they've watched enough home improvement shows to know if the home they're getting is in good shape. Unfortunately, some buyers make the mistake of skipping a home inspection in order to save a little cash.

Even if ...

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Home-Ideas-Mothers-Day-2013Whether you're looking to buy a new house this month or do a little remodeling, take advantage of the opportunity to give the mom in your life a present she'll appreciate every day.

Below are a few ideas for housing priorities and renovation projects that typically rate high on women's wish lists for...

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