Top five home buyer regrets

Top five home buyer regrets In life, and in real estate, there are decisions that, if we had them to do over again, we might do x, y, or z differently. But all in all, we are not too upset about how things turned out. Then there are the decisions and actions we actively regret, …

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Eight things to know about buying a home today

Eight things to know about buying a home today The home-sale market is showing signs of life. More buyers are confident now than they were a year ago that now might be a good time to buy. Interest rates are near all-time lows and home prices in some areas are back to 2002-2003 levels. Some …

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Forgo final property inspection at your own risk

Sellers don’t always play by rules when moving out Purchase contracts often include a provision for the buyers to walk through the property with their real estate agent about five days or so before closing. This is not a contingency of the contract. It provides the buyers an opportunity to confirm that the property is …

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Four steps to buying a house in 2012

Q: I am on a mission to buy a home. I’ve wanted to own a home my entire life, and thought I would miss the opportunity to buy while the market was down, because I had no real savings when the market crashed. I think I’m ready, though, and prices still seem low. What should …

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