Buying

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6 Tips To Get A Better Deal When You Buy A Home
Posted Fri, Aug 3rd 2018 2:32 pm
Do you want to increase the chances that you get a good deal on a house when you buy one!? Of course you do. Who doesn't? But most people go about it all wrong. They think that you have to find a ...

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Think Buying A Home Will Be More Affordable In 2019? Think Again
Posted Mon, May 14th 2018 6:46 am
There’s no denying that it’s tough out there for buyers. The inventory shortage has created a market that’s more competitive than normal. As a potential buyer, you might be thinking “I should pro...

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Mortgage Rates Predicted To Rise In 2018. If You Want To Buy, Now Is The Time
Posted Tue, Feb 27th 2018 9:35 am
Buying a home is about to get a lot more expensive. According to a recent report from Freddie Mac, mortgage interest rates are predicted to rise in 2018. The rate for a 30-yr fixed-rate mortgage w...

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Don’t Fall In Love With A House Before You Are Ready To Fully Commit
Posted Wed, Feb 14th 2018 6:06 am
Finding the house of your dreams might seem pretty easy. You know what you want and like. You feel like you will know the perfect house when you see it. The minute you find “the one”, it will b...

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Historically Low Inventory Creates Perfect Storm For People Wanting To Sell Their Home
Posted Tue, Jan 23rd 2018 2:33 pm
What you need to know: According to Realtor.com’s recent Housing Shortage Report, the US is experiencing the worst inventory shortage in two decades. And while this presents a definite challen...

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Should I Buy a Home Now? Or Wait Until Next Year?
Posted Wed, Oct 4th 2017 1:35 pm
Some Highlights: The Cost of Waiting to Buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac pre...

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5 Reasons to Sell This Fall
Posted Tue, Sep 19th 2017 9:31 am
Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this fall makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer dema...

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5 Financial Reasons to Buy a Home
Posted Tue, Aug 1st 2017 10:30 am
Homeownership is the American Dream and lucky for homebuyers, there are so many financial benefits to owning a home.  We have put together this chart of 5 reasons owning a home is also great for yo...

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YOUR RENT IS GOING TO GO UP!
Posted Tue, Jul 18th 2017 1:15 pm
If you are able to buy a home, it is much better than renting.  Especially when you look at the chart below.  Prices are going up...in fact, rental prices are rising so much that in 58% of hous...

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How much you can afford changes based on the interest rate!
Posted Thu, Mar 9th 2017 11:06 am
If someone told you that you could get a more expensive home for the same monthly payment what would you think?  Too good to be true right?  This chart shows just how much your purchasing power c...

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Increase your net worth by owning a home!
Posted Wed, Feb 15th 2017 3:02 pm

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8 Biggest Home Buying Mistakes
Posted Sat, Apr 11th 2015 12:12 pm
   Buying a home can be a daunting experience...but it doesn't have to be!  If you avoid these top 8 home buying mistakes, you will be on your way to your new home.   Mistake #1: Failing to hav...

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7 Steps to Save a Down Payment for a Home
Posted Mon, Jan 12th 2015 10:34 am
So you have decided to buy a house, second home or investment property but do you have enough money saved for a down payment?  Here are 7 steps to saving up so you can make your property goals a...

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10 Steps to Homeownership
Posted Wed, Oct 8th 2014 4:35 pm
We recently came across these points from the SC Realtors Association and wanted to share as we thought this gives a good idea of the home buying process in a nutshell.    Are you ready? - In...

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What is a condotel?
Posted Wed, Sep 10th 2014 12:29 pm
What is a condotel? In searching for a vacation home or investment property you may have come across the term “condotel”. You probably found yourself wondering what this means.  In short, a cond...

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7 Steps to buying a vacation home
Posted Wed, Sep 3rd 2014 9:45 am
Buying a vacation home can seem like a daunting process.  Good news, it doesn't have to be!  Start with these simple 7 steps and you are on your way to making your second home dreams a reality!  ...

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