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Using A Skilled Real Estate Agent To Buy A Condo If You've Retired

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As you near retirement, you may decide that you no longer want to live in your current home. If your children have moved out and most of the rooms in your home are empty, you may have no reason to remain there. Instead, you may prefer to move somewhere that is more conducive to retirement. You also may prefer to move to a place that has more agreeable weather and better scenery for retirees.

21 January 2021

Have Family Members With Plant Allergies? Find An Ideal Home To Buy

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After living in a rental for a while, you may decide that you want to purchase a house where you can raise your children through adulthood. While you may intend on coming up with a long list of wants and needs to make sure your family is happy, you should also know what to prioritize. If you have family members with plant allergies, you will want to take certain details into consideration and prioritize specific features that can alleviate the concerns of allergy symptoms.

20 January 2021

How to Use a Home-Viewing Checklist When Buying a House

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Viewing homes for sale is one of the first steps you must take when shopping for a house to buy. If you are new to the home-buying process, you might have questions about what to look for during these viewings. You can learn more about what to view in homes by using a home-viewing checklist. Here are several things to understand about home-viewing checklists. You Can Print One or Make One

12 January 2021

How Is A Mortgage Broker Different Than Your Local Bank?

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If you're currently shopping around for a home, your real estate agent will likely let you know that you should be looking into mortgage lenders as well. While you can go to your local bank that offers home mortgages, you should consider using a mortgage broker instead. There are a few ways that a broker is different from going directly to a local lender that you should be aware of.

28 December 2020

Questions to Ask When Hiring a Seller's Agent

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In real estate, you will see two types of agents. The first is a buyer's agent, and the second is a seller's agent. If you want to buy a house, choose a buyer's agent. If you want to sell your house, you should choose a seller's agent. When selecting a seller's agent, you might want to ask some questions. Asking questions can help you understand the selling process and pick the right agent.

25 November 2020

1031 Exchange In A Nutshell

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For property investors, it's important to understand the language of the capital gains tax law as well as the 1031 exchange provision that helps you defer your capital gains tax on an investment property sale. If you're thinking about selling a property and have plans to ultimately purchase another property to replace it, you should consider a 1031 exchange instead of just completing the sale, taking the proceeds, and purchasing another property when you're ready.

6 November 2020

Common Misconceptions About Hiring A Real Estate Agent

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Most people only buy or sell a home a few times in their lives. As such, most people only hire a real estate agent a few times in their lives. Perhaps this is why there are so many false myths and misconceptions about real estate agents and why these misconceptions seem to be so prevalent. If you will be house hunting and hiring an agent in the near future, you deserve to know the truth — so here it is!

23 October 2020

Want To Buy The Ideal Home On A Budget? 3 Tips For Comparing Listings

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Purchasing the perfect home can take a bit more work when you're trying to stay under a specific amount of money. Instead of being frustrated by your budget limiting all the homes available to you, it's a good idea to see what can be done to have an easier time looking at listings. With the right work spent on comparing listings, you can feel a lot better about the homes you're checking out and finding somewhere that will be the right match.

12 October 2020

Six Big Benefits Of Going To Commercial Real Estate Seminars

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Making money in commercial real estate can be a complicated endeavor. If you want to be successful, it's important to learn to take advantage of the resources available to you. Some of the resources available to you are commercial real estate seminars. The following are six big benefits you can enjoy when you go to commercial real estate seminars.  You'll be better able to avoid costly mistakes Commercial real estate is generally an expensive business to get into.

1 October 2020

Single-Family Homes For Sale

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Moving to a new home is filled with difficult decisions that have to be made to move forward. Being confident when making an offer for a property is essential if there is a deadline for obtaining a new home. Searching without a clear vision of what is desired in a new family home can add dozens of hours to search efforts. Here are a few tips for finding the best single-family homes for sale.

14 September 2020