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Is It A Fixer Upper Or A Money Pit?

Tweet Before the current housing bubble popped, investors were scouring the marketplace for homes needing a makeover with the intention of fixing them up for a quick flip. Savvy investors

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The Importance of Location, Location, Location

Tweet You’ve heard it before: what are the three most important things to consider when buying a home? Answer: location, location, location. Every real estate agent repeats this question, drilling

Home Buying Relocation

Buy Now Or Wait? Timing Isn’t Everything.

Tweet You’ve sat out of the housing market for the past year as you wait for the market to hit bottom, though you possess the wherewithal to purchase a home

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Internet Real Estate Sources Worth Using

Tweet If you are planning to buy or sell your home, having as much information available to you is essential if you want to get the best price for your

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Those Nasty ‘Garbage Fees’ At Closing!

Tweet You’ve found the house that you want, have arranged financing, and are preparing to go to closing. Several years of scraping by has put you in the position to

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Buying A Home Post Foreclosure

Tweet If you recently lost your home to foreclosure, how long do you think it’ll take before you can become a homeowner again? 5 years? 7 years? Maybe even 10

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Home Buying 7-Step Plan, Step 7

Tweet This is the final article in our home buying series. Hooray, you’ve finished the deal and are ready to move in! The house is yours and all you have

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Home Buying 7-Step Plan, Step 6

Tweet Closing Your Home The big day has arrived: your new home will officially be yours once closing has been completed. If you time everything right, you can begin moving

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January Home Sales Drop, But Beat Expectations

Tweet For January 2008, U.S. home sales dropped by 0.4% to an annual pace of 4.89 million homes. According to the National Association of Realtors, which tracks home sales, the

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Home Buying 7-Step Plan, Step 1

Tweet Analyzing the Numbers is the First Step in Buying a Home You’ve been waiting for the housing market to stabilize and the funds for a down payment are on

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7 Steps for Buying a Home: Negotiating the Home Buying Offer

Tweet You found the home you want and now comes the third step in the home buying process: negotiating the price you will pay for the home. Certainly, meeting the

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7 Steps for Buying a Home: Finding and Working with an Agent

Tweet There are all kinds of people out there who are willing to sell you your next home. Brokers, licensed realtors, a homeowner, your neighbor, or a friend are points