Finding The Right Home

What Is Escrow With A Home Loan And How Does It Work?

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First-time homebuyers need experienced real estate agents to help them through the steps of buying a house, and one of the things a good agent will do is answer all the questions the homebuyer has. One question many first-time homebuyers have involves escrow. When you get a loan to buy a single-family home, your lender is likely to require an escrow account, and there are several things you should know about this.…

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Looking At Foreclosures? Condition Clues Every Buyer Should Learn To Recognize

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With one of the tightest housing markets in history continuing to make it more difficult to find available homes, creative buyers are once again shifting their focus to foreclosures and distressed properties. While this type of listing can offer a welcome option for finding a home when inventories are tight, there can be serious condition issues that buyers need to know about before moving ahead with an offer on a foreclosed or distressed home.…

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Are Open Houses Worth The Trouble? The Pros And Cons

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Open houses are a hotly debated subject, even in dedicated real estate circles. There are both positives and negatives associated with holding an open house, and though most real estate agents do hold open houses, many theorize that the help they provide is minimal at best.  The Pros of Open Houses Open houses let you connect with potential buyers one-on-one, listening to (and addressing) any of their concerns. Few things give you a good idea about what your buyers are thinking as well as an open house.…

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