Home Buying Tips and Purchase Considerations

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Single Ladies! 9 Tips for Buying Your First Home

By Aly Yale / March 16, 2018
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Gone are the days when marriage or having kids had to precede buying a home. Today, single women make up one of the largest segments of home buyers in the nation—and that trend is only going to continue as more…

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Listing Your Home 101: Doing It the Right Way

By Tim Coutis / February 27, 2018
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If you’re selling a home this spring—before you even begin to think about that next home—you need an experienced REALTOR® who knows the local market well. One who can help you prepare for listing, determine a fair asking price, market…

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Regional Real Estate—Where You Live & What You’ll Pay

By Aly Yale / February 21, 2018
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America’s a big and varied country. Each region has its own unique character and style—along with its own real estate prices, preferences, and market. For a home buyer, that means one thing: lots of options to choose from. No matter…

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5 Fascinating Homes of Former U.S. Presidents

By Mary Mack / February 19, 2018
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Everyone knows the most famous presidential home in the United States (hint: it’s white), but where do these fine fellows live when they aren’t leading the country? We wanted to highlight five of our favorite homes that former U.S. Presidents…

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Homeowners Insurance: Why It’s Important

By Aly Yale / February 7, 2018
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Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or you’re well into paying off your mortgage, one thing’s for certain. You need homeowners insurance. Though it’s frustrating to add yet another monthly cost on top of your mortgage payment, your utilities, your…

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What You Need to Do Now if You’re Planning to Buy in the Spring

By Tim Coutis / January 25, 2018
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Thinking about buying a home in the spring? It may not feel like it right now, but it truly is just around the corner. Depending on your financial situation, your planning probably should have begun months ago—but don’t worry! For…

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Why the Winter May Just Be the Best Season to Buy a House

By Aly Yale / December 20, 2017
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You hear a lot about the summer home buying season—how it’s one of the busiest, the most popular and the most-supply heavy times of the year. And though buying a house in the summertime certainly has its benefits, it’s actually…

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