Top 10 Things to Do with a Fixer Upper

November 20, 2017

There is something awesome about buying a fixer upper and doing the renovations yourself. Some people fix them up a bit at a time, using cash as they have it available. If you want to make a big impact by doing small things, here are 10 things you need to include.

Change Out the Lighting – 

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Seven Steps to Home Buying Success

October 18, 2017

Buying a home can be an overwhelming process. Whether it’s your first home or fifth home, you have a lot at stake and have many decisions to make before signing on the dotted line. There are seven steps for buying a home that include learning how to separate whims from true needs, how to research effectively, choose wisely, finance appropriately, and survive the home buying process with a smile on your face.

Step 1: Establish your Ne…

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Buying a Home

July 17, 2017

Homeownership is becoming a reality for more and more Americans. Yet many Americans do not realize that homeownership is within their grasp. In order to find out if you are ready for the American Dream, there are a few key questions you should answer prior to deciding to purchase a home.

Do you have a reliable job and income? If yes, have you been consistently employed for the past 2 to 3 years? Do you have earnest money …

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How to Buy a Home: 7 Tips and Tricks from Real Estate Insiders

June 8, 2017

No matter if you’re in a buyer’s or seller’s market, there are a few critical steps you can…

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Get your Credit Score in Shape

May 8, 2017

How strong is your credit? Cleaning up your credit is essential before you make any major financial moves. Having a bad score can hurt your chances of being able to open a credit card, apply for a loan, purchase a car, or rent an apartment.

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Should You Buy a New or Existing Home?

April 8, 2017

Maybe your dream home has the intricate details that you usually find only in older construction – …

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Real Estate 2017: What to Expect

January 9, 2017

One of the most common questions we get at this time of year is, “What’s going on…

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Top Homeowner Tax Deductions That Decrease Your Tax Burden

December 20, 2016

You can’t avoid paying taxes, and we all need to pay our fair share. However, paying your fair share shouldn’t place an unjust burden on you. As a homeowner, your tax burden is doubled because you pay both income and property taxes. To decrease that burden and boost your tax savings, take advantage of these homeowner tax deductions. As a result, you can use your tax savings to go on a vacation, increase your child’s college fund, build upon your …

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Don’t Get Burned – Get a Home Inspection

November 29, 2016

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How to Start the HUD Home Buying Process

November 16, 2016

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA), a part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), requires federal mortgage insurance when a borrower puts…

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