3 Things Not to Do Before Purchasing a Home

1. No Major Purchase of Any Kind Review the article titled, “Don’t Buy a Car,” and apply it to any major purchase that would create debt of any kind. This includes furniture, appliances, electronic equipment, jewelry, vacations, expensive weddings……and automobiles, of course. 2. Don’t Move Money Around When a lender reviews your loan package for approval, one of the things they are...

9 Steps to Home Ownership

Step – 1 Make the Decision to Buy. It seems obvious, but it’s good to note that the first step to buying a house is making the decision to buy. Consider the reasons you want a new house and write them down. Determine how long you want to live in the new house – does buying still make good financial sense? Can you afford a house that will meet your list of requirements? A good rule of thumb is your...

7 Tips to Buying the Best Home for Your Family

Finding the right home for you and your family is a rare experience, and because it is, you should make it as enjoyable as possible. However, you must remember you are probably also making the largest expenditure of your life, and careful considerations should be made. 1) You should first contact a lender to determine what size of the home will comfortably fit your budget and lifestyle. This will enable...

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How to Set the “Right” Price For Your Home

You may consider the price you originally paid, add a substantial markup and presume you’re done. This would be a grave mistake; one that could wind up costing you thousands or end in no sale at all. In order to price your home to sell there are many things that should be considered: Obtain A Few CMA’s (Comparative Market Analysis): When interviewing agents, you should obtain CMA’s from each agent...

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10 Things You Can Do To Make Sure Your Home Sells Fast and For Top Dollars

1.Landscaping Landscaping is nice, but not in everyone’s budget. At a minimum, lawns should be freshly mowed, leaves raked, or snow shoveled. Consider a hanging or potted plant for the entrance. Sweep the porch, deck, and all walkways and ensure garbage and recycling are tucked neatly away from the front of the house. Scrub your front door, porch, outside railings, and steps. This is cheaper than...

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