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Pop Quiz! 5 Insightful Questions to Ask the Neighbors Before You Buy That Home

It’s all coming together: You’ve got your eye on a home, and you’ve called your agent at all hours to tour the place repeatedly and make sure it’s absolutely perfect. You’re ready to lock this down and make an offer. But wait! Have you really gathered all the intel you possibly can? It’s tough, we know, to get an […]

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5 Surprisingly Smart Reasons to Buy a Home During the Holidays

Turkeys and tinsel, dreidels and pumpkin pie. Yes friends, the holidays are here again, and it’s the perfect time for … house hunting? OK, we know you’re busy enough planning family feasts and much-needed vacations while dealing with blustery weather, but hear us out. While it might seem counterintuitive to put a big-ticket item like a […]

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Have You Served? 5 Reasons You’ll Want a Military-Friendly Real Estate Agent

The home-buying journey can be uncertain, full of twists and turns you don’t see coming. Even if you’re using a Veterans Affairs loan—and taking advantage of the unique benefits that come along with it—you could still run into some big roadblocks along the way. That’s why you need a savvy real estate agent to guide […]

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What Is a Real Estate Broker vs. a Real Estate Agent (and Which Should You Hire)?

What is a real estate broker? Many people think that real estate agent and real estate broker are interchangeable titles, but there are actually key differences. Here’s what you need to know. What is a real estate broker? A real estate broker is someone who has taken education beyond the agent level as required by state laws and passed a broker’s license exam, […]

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How Do I Change the Real Estate Closing Date on a House?

When you go through the process of buying a house, you might have to change the real estate closing date. It’s actually fairly common for the buyer or the seller to request this kind of adjustment, so don’t be alarmed if it happens to you. Let’s take a closer look at the closing process and why someone would want […]

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The House Is Not for Sale—Can You Still Offer to Buy It?

There’s no “For Sale” sign on the front lawn and no listing online, so it’s safe to say that the adorable home that caught your eye is not for sale. Still, you can’t help but fantasize about owning it one day. It’s not technically on the market, but that doesn’t mean you can’t at least try to buy it. The worst the […]

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How to Get a Mortgage With No Credit: A Ray of Hope for ‘Invisibles’

Trying to buy a home with bad credit is hard. But what about trying to buy a home with no credit at all? There’s a name for these people: “credit invisibles.” It means they don’t have a credit report or score on file with the three major credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion), usually because they don’t have a traditional credit trail such as a credit […]

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Yes! 3 Credit Score Comebacks That’ll Give Home Buyers Hope

Many who hope to buy a home come across the harsh reality that their past can come back to haunt them. Namely, late or unpaid bills might end up reflected in their credit score, the number that sums up how reliable you’ve been (or not been) at paying back past debts. It your credit score is low (think below 650, with […]

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The Pet Lover’s Guide to Buying a Home: 6 Things You Might Miss

If you have dogs, cats, or other pets in your family, you’ll want to take their needs into account when you’re looking to buy a house. Yes, really. Your furry roommates might seem easygoing, but certain homes—and neighborhoods—are more pet-friendly than others. Here are six questions to ask that often get overlooked; keep them in mind to find a place where you and your […]

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What Is a Transaction Fee and Who Pays It?

Of the many fees associated with buying a house, one that’s often overlooked is the transaction fee. While it’s not as pricey as the commission, the transaction fee is a notable chunk of change that must be paid by either the buyer or the seller to offset the costs of processing paperwork. What is a transaction fee? Also known as “broker […]

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