The Costs of Moving You Might Have Missed

According to statistics, an average person will move approximately 11 times in their lifetime. And whether you are moving from one state to another or just one neighborhood over, the process will always be costly. From the obvious things like hiring movers to paying rent, moving always involves a lot of expenses. Often, however, there are small things that are often overlooked but take up part of your moving budget. Here are other expenses you need to take into account so you don’t end up getting short on cash.

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4 signs it's time to back out of buying that house

It’s not fun to think about, but even if you fall in love with a home, it might not be the right fit. Although a home may meet all your must-haves, sometimes, issues come up that are just not worth it.

In those cases, even if you’ve put an offer on the place, it might not be too late to back out of buying the house before closing, and find another option that will ultimately work. It happens more often than you’d think.

Navigating a Buyer's vs. Seller's Market

Let’s be honest: the real estate industry has its own set of lingo. For a lot of us, especially first-time buyers, it can be difficult to determine what all these terms mean and then how to act accordingly. Luckily, though, we’re here to do the decoding so that you don’t have to.

 

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Looking to get in on that perfect home in your dream neighborhood?

So is everyone else. Whether it’s the killer school district, walkability, or central location that makes your target neighborhood a top pick, odds are homes for sale in hot markets are hard to come by.

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Home-Buying-Tips

Buying a home is an exciting time. The more informed you are before you buy, the better things will be in the long run. It is important that you see past the design and decor and learn to look at the “bones” of the home. Understanding how well a home was built and maintained, can really reduce expensive repairs in the future.

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Buying a home will most likely be the biggest financial decision of your life. It is important that when you begin this journey you are prepared. There will be more to think about than the types of flooring or the number of bedrooms in a house. No question is silly when there is a huge price tag on what you may be about to purchase.

I have compiled some important questions that should always be asked. If your real estate agent doesn’t have the answer, they should definitely do the research and find out what you need to know.

 

Tips-For-First-Time-Home-Buyers

It’s an exciting time! You, or you and your partner have decided that the time is right to be first-time home buyers. Now that you have made the decision, you are racing to the computer searching for that dream house. Of course, you need hardwood floors. Of course, you need stainless steel appliances. Oh, don’t forget those fabulous walk-in closets…..STOP!

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Home-Hunting-Tips-for-Older-Buyers

As home buyers age, so do their requirements in a home. They are typically not looking for all the bells and whistles that younger buyers seem to have on their “must have” lists. Rather, middle age and older buyers are looking at how suitable the home will be so that they can remain in it for the rest of their days.