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Paperwork to Keep After Closing Paperwork to Keep After Closing

By Derren Peters

You've closed the deal and moved in to the home of your dreams. Here are the vital documents you should keep in the shelf for future reference.

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Avoid Overpaying for Your Home Avoid Overpaying for Your Home

By Derren Peters

With few exceptions, every real estate transaction features a seller who wants to make as much money as possible, and a buyer equally motivated to save just as much money. In this way, real estate is no different than any other type of business. To avoid being one of the unfortunate souls to overpay for a home you could have acquired for less (perhaps much less), keep these tips in mind during each step of your adventures in the real estate market.

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What Not to Do Before Buying a Home What Not to Do Before Buying a Home

By Matea Shosho

Congratulations, you have decided to buy a house. Remember, though, that a house needs financing, and getting it is becoming harder and hard. Here is a list of things to avoid doing in order to get approved from a bank so you can buy a home

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Evaluating the Asking Price of a House Evaluating the Asking Price of a House

By Jynette DeMarco

This article explains how a seller determines an asking price. It then describes how this price is sometimes different than the true market price of the house and how a buyer should calculate their offering price.

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What is a Title Search? What is a Title Search?

There are a lot of different professionals a homebuyer might need to work with in order to see their way through the homebuying process. Most people know that they are going to have to hire a realtor, a mortgage broker, and a home inspector. An important part of the homebuying process that most people are not as knowledgeable about is the title search. So many ask, what is a "Title Search" and why do you need to have one for your home?

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Buying a Fixer-Upper Buying a Fixer-Upper

By Derren Peters

Fixer-Uppers are homes that require a bit of maintanence, and so will usually be sold for a lower price. This article outlines some important questions you should ask and decisions you should make before making that purchase.

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Importance Of A Home Inspection Importance Of A Home Inspection

You've found the house of your dreams and negotiated the seller down to a price you can manage. There is one more important thing you need to do to make sure you don't end up paying thousands of dollars in hidden costs.

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