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  • These Important Aspects May Not Be Included in a Home Inspection

    A home inspection is important when buying a home.  A trained inspector can find problems with the home that are not obvious to most people.  But there are some things that might not be included in your home inspection that could be cause for concern. There are no federal regulations regarding what a home inspector […]

  • Choosing your First Home

    If you are ready to move out of your apartment, there is no time better than now.  Beginning to search for your first home is an important step to having the ability to build better finances and to live in a place that is comfortable.  If you are considering a new home, there are specific […]

  • Keep a Checklist During the Home-Buying Process

    Buying a home is one of the largest investments you’ll ever make, so you need to get it right. One of the best ways to track your progress and be sure you stay on track is to keep a checklist of what you need to have to make it happen. Of course you must know […]

  • The Ladder of Investment

    Making an investment of any kind doesn’t just mean handing over an extra set of hundred dollar bills. With every large investment, there are specific rules and processes that are defined in order to ensure that your money will be going to the right place.  If you are investing in real estate, you will want […]

  • Here’s Why Flood Insurance isn’t Included in Your Homeowner’s Insurance

    Homeowner’s insurance is an important thing for any homeowner to have.  It covers your home and belongings if they are destroyed by disasters such as hurricanes, tornados, or fires.  But many homeowners do not realize that standard homeowner’s policies do not cover flood damage. Flood insurance is not included in regular homeowner’s insurance because most […]

  • How to Win a Bidding

    It’s great to see the housing market recover after a big letdown and enjoy the hot new market. But, with the recovery comes a tight supply of homes, multiple offers – and bidding wars. Knowing a few tricks of the real estate trade can help you emerge with the best bid and be the winner […]

  • What Is Your Definition of Home Sweet Home?

    Before making the decision to purchase a home you may be enamored with, be sure you know your definition of what “home sweet home” is. For some, it may be a sleek, modern vision with marble floors, electrical gadgets and minimalistic in décor. Others may have a vision of a colonial style home with the […]

  • Types of Real Estate Investments

    The idea of real estate and property is much more than just finding a home.  There are categories of homes and business properties as well as divisions in the types of real estate that are available to others.  If you want to make a different type of investment in something that you know you can […]

  • Know the Deal Breakers

    Before you make a bid on a home you’ve found, you should know some of the deal breakers you should double-check before submitting your offer. Inspecting the home is an absolute necessity and keep in mind that looks can be deceiving. There can be little flaws such as paint you don’t like or old appliances, […]

  • This Is Why You Should Request a Home Inspection Before Buying

    So you’ve found your dream house.  You’re ready to make an offer, negotiate a little if necessary, then close the deal and move in.  But what if there are problems with the home that you are unaware of? A home inspection can alert you to trouble spots that you may not know about.  Most homebuyers […]