Posts tagged ‘first time home buyer’

July 9, 2018

What is a contingency and what are some of the more common ones used?

What is a contingency and what are some of the more common ones used?

When you make an offer to purchase on a home, you and your real estate agent will decide if you will include any contingencies in the offer such as financing and/or home inspection. A contingency is a condition that must be met in order for the sale to be legally binding.   There are numerous contingencies […]

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June 25, 2018

12 reasons for homeownership

12 reasons for homeownership

  On the fence about buying a home? Not sure if it is right for you?  If you are ready to settle down in one spot for a few years, have a steady job and are a disciplined saver, homeownership would be a great option for you.   Here are 12 ways homeownership is beneficial to […]

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June 12, 2018

5 tips for buyers dealing with a seller’s market

5 tips for buyers dealing with a seller’s market

You’ve heard it before… it’s a “Seller’s Market.” And,  if you are actively searching for a new home, you sure know that is the truth.  The low inventory of homes for sale has made things difficult for buyers. There just aren’t many homes for sale out there and when a nice listing does come to […]

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May 1, 2018

Potential homebuyers overestimate credit/downpayment needed to buy

Potential homebuyers overestimate credit/downpayment needed to buy

65% of  respondents to a recent Wells Fargo survey feel homeownership is the American Dream, an accomplishment to be proud of and something they aspire to. 72% of them feel now is a good time to buy. But the survey also showed that consumers have misconceptions about credit & downpayments as related to buying a home, […]

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April 9, 2018

“If you liked it then you should’ve put AN OFFER on it”

“If you liked it then you should’ve put AN OFFER on it”

“If you liked it then you should’ve put a ring AN OFFER on it”   Wow, is this true in this crazy real estate market.  Sellers are in the driver’s seat, so if you like a house, you will most likely be in competition, and you need to act quickly and make your BEST offer […]

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