home sale contingency

The Home Sale Contingency Explained

In most real estate transactions, a buyer has to sell their current home in order to afford their new home. With a home sale contingency in place as part of the sales contract, the transaction…

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types of new construction

Types of New Construction: What You Need To Know

Buying new construction means different things to different people. That’s why if you’re in the market for a new construction or completely renovated property, it’s critical that you educate yourself on the various types of…

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Documents You Need When Selling a Home

While you are organizing, packing, and clearing out for your move, be sure to set aside the following documents you need when selling a home.

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Helping Your Adult Child Buy a House

The National Association of Realtors reports that 26% of first-time home buyers received a gift of money toward their purchase. Another 6% received a loan from a family member to buy a home (2014 data).…

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how to buy a house with student loan debt

How to Buy a House with Student Loan Debt

The Skinny on How to Buy a House with Student Loan Debt: You can do it, but here’s what you need to know! Have student loan debt? Still want to buy a house with student loan…

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home survey

Should You Get a Home Survey?

Should You Get a Home Survey? One of the questions you will likely be asked by your settlement company is whether or not you would like a survey of your new home. So, what’s a…

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homeowners insurance

Homeowners Insurance Policies: What Type is Right for You?

Thank you to our guest contributor, Morris Lilienthal of Martinson & Beason, P.C., for this primer on the various types of homeowners insurance. If you’re like most people, your home is your single biggest asset. Protecting your…

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The 8 Top Tax Benefits of Home Ownership

Most people know that home ownership offers tremendous financial benefits. Your home is likely the biggest investment you will ever make! As such, it can significantly build your wealth over time. Making that monthly mortgage…

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