What Are Closing Costs?

Closing costs can often be a tricky thing to explain because there is no such thing as fixed closing costs. Each real estate transaction can have vastly different closing cost expenses depending on the house and the financial situations of the parties involved. While...

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How Much Should You Put Down?

The down payment is often the one item that stops a potential homeowner in his tracks. He isn’t sure if he should put down the largest or the smallest down payment possible. Really the answer to this question should depend on how much cash you have lying around. For...

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Home Inspection Checklist

Inspection day is often one of the most exciting moments of home buying because it’s likely the first chance you have to go inside the home since you made your offer. It’s also usually the last chance you’ll have until a final walkthrough. But more importantly, it’s...

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Simple Fixes and Repairs to Help Your Home Sell Faster

Getting your ready to sell your home doesn’t have to be expensive! You can grab the buyers attention with cheap and quick fixes and renovations. 1. Paint Paint Paint! First on your to-do list should be the front door—use it to greet any potential buyers. Let your...

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How Your Credit Score Affects Your Home Mortgage Rate

Credit scores reflect your payment patterns over time, and almost all major lenders use them. So why is your credit score important? Your credit indicates to lenders how likely you are to pay back your loan. Your credit score also determines what types of loans you...

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