What Do You Want and Need in a Home? Finding a new home can be exciting. But deciding what you truly want and need—and can afford—can be challenging. Making these decisions begins with setting priorities among many different preferences. Most homebuyers invariably face trade-offs. Your buyer’s representative can play a key role in helping […]

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Moving to a new, unfamiliar community can be stressful and demanding. To make your transfer go smoother, consider these suggestions: SELECT THE RIGHT REAL ESTATE AGENT. Working with a good agent is one of the most important aspects of a successful home purchase. Key qualities to look for: experience with […]

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If you have started the Home Buying Process by Applying for a Mortgage, Congratulations! You have taken a crucial first step to Buying a Home. The Qualification process for a Mortgage Approval is lengthy and can be cumbersome. Do not get discouraged! It is perfectly normal for the Loan Officer […]

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In this Hot Atlanta Real Estate Market, many home sellers have begun the selling of their home as For Sale By Owners. Many are being successful in securing a buyer for the purchase of their home. However, as a Real Estate Professional in the Atlanta Market, I have some concerns […]

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What is Title Insurance? A title policy is an insurance policy that protects the financial interest in a property. There are two types of title insurance policies. The lender’s title insurance policy and the owner’s title insurance policy. Typically, the lender will always purchase a lender’s title insurance policy to […]

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When buying a home, there are many things that must be considered and done in order to be ready to purchase. The following home buying tips are the most common and the most important to keep in mind as you go through the home buying process. 10 Tips for Buying […]

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As a consumer, It is important to know what is on your credit report. Whether you are shopping for a car loan, a personal loan, a mortgage, or just as information; knowing what’s on your report is crucial to your financial success. Per Federal laws, as a consumer you are […]

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As a consumer, if you are in the Real Estate Market for either selling or buying a home, then you need to know there are changes coming effective 10/03/15. These changes will modify the traditional way that loan and closing disclosures are handled in a Real Estate transaction. Here are some […]

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If you have started the home purchasing process, then you have probably begun speaking to your local bank or your current financial institution. You may have even come across the terms “pre-approval” and “pre-qualification” of a mortgage. Many will argue and tell you that it is the same thing. But […]

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Are you a First-Time Homebuyer? Do you know where to start? Buying a place to call home can be a challenge if you don’t know where to start. Many wonder if having a certain amount of savings is all they need, or maybe having the right job, or is it […]

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Do you have questions about Home Appraisals? What is a Home Appraisal? Who performs the appraisal? Who pays for Home Appraisals? How long do Home Appraisals take? If you have these common questions, you will find your answers in this wonderful article posted on Before You Buy: 4 Questions […]

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A sign of an improving economy is the improvement in the equity position of U.S. households. The Federal Reserve Board of Governors recently released data showing that homeowners are continuing to regain equity in their homes they lost during the housing crisis that began in 2007. In its analysis of […]

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Were you looking for a Mortgage Calculator that could help you with the search of your home? Look no further. Move, inc has now released a Mortgage Calculator to help you in your search. Who is Move, inc? They are the Real Estate website firm that also operates Download […]

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Welcome to the most current Housing Trends eNewsletter. This eNewsletter is specially designed for you, with national and local housing information that you may find useful whether you’re in the market for a home, thinking about selling your home, or just interested in homeowner issues in general. Please click on […]

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Want to know everything needed in order to buy a home? Then please read this excellent article featured on 10-Step Guide to Buying a House Are You Ready to Become a Homeowner? Whether you’re becoming a homeowner for the first time or you’re a repeat buyer, buying a house […]

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