home buying

How to Choose a Real Estate Agent as a First-Time Homebuyer

How to Choose a Real Estate Agent as a First-Time Homebuyer

By Aly Yale / March 18, 2021
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A real estate agent can be a great partner to have — especially when buying your first home. Not only can they help you find that perfect dream home (and steer clear of the duds), but they can also guide…

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8 of the Top Questions About Home Appraisals

8 of the Top Questions About Home Appraisals

By Aly Yale / March 4, 2020
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Whether you’re buying a house or selling one, a home appraisal will likely come into play during the process. But what exactly does that entail? And how could it impact your transaction (or the costs of it)? We’ve broken down…

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How to Make Buying a Home Less Stressful

By Aly Yale / June 17, 2019
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Home buying can be one of the most stressful processes you’ll ever go through. You’re on a time crunch, you have thousands of dollars on the line, and you’re dealing with dozens of vendors, reams of paperwork and, of course,…

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Don’t Believe These 7 Common Mortgage Myths

By Aly Yale / December 3, 2018
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Myths run rampant in the mortgage industry, and too often, they keep well-qualified buyers from purchasing their dream homes. The 20% down rule? A myth. The W-2 requirement? Another myth. The no foreclosures or bankruptcies thing? That’s a myth, too.…

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