Deciding How Much to Downsize

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The Time to Downsize Has Come The time to downsize has come but how do you go about it? Downsizing usually occurs after the kids move out. Retirement is also a great time to move into a home that fits your new needs better. Regardless of the reason, your lifestyle is about to change. That means deciding how much to … Read More

Watch Out for Scams Targeting New Home Buyers

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Scams that target home buyers have seen an alarming rise in recent years. The scam methods are not new, but criminals have realized the potential to make a lot of money quickly by targeting real estate transactions. The terrible truth is that it’s not that difficult to pull off. Afterward, new home buyers may never see their money–or their new … Read More

Five Mistakes to Avoid When Buying New Construction

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You can’t deny the genuine excitement over building a new home, no matter the bouts of stress and nerves.  It’s the perfect literal foundation for fresh experiences and reward for your hard work. But amidst the excitement, watch out for common mistakes to avoid when buying new construction. Learn how to achieve the best results possible for your investment and … Read More

How Reality TV Has Changed The Way People Look for New Homes

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TV shows about house-hunting have captured the attention of viewers of all ages. Young and old alike have become entranced with the concept of buying, flipping, and renovating homes. Because of the increased popularity in these shows, people are jumping headfirst into the world of real estate and renovation. They now shop for homes in a whole new way. Though … Read More

Questions to Ask When You Visit a Model Home

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You drive up to the house. You step out and look up at its sparkling new exterior and expertly manicured landscaping. A friendly face ushers you through the door, where distinguished features and fashionable decor surround you. You take a whirlwind tour of a model home, trying to imagine yourself in one like it. But are you taking full advantage … Read More

How To Budget For Your New Custom Home

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You want to build your dream home! How exciting! Here are some tips that will help you get the new custom home you want, and prevent the debt from getting you. Identify Priorities for Your New Custom Home This step is the most important because designing and building a home is a journey. Bumps and distractions will arise along the … Read More