First Home Buyer

June 8, 2018

Is Home Ownership Getting Less Advantageous?

Rent vs. buy? Ownership getting less advantageous BOCA RATON, Fla. – June 6, 2018

With housing markets around the U.S. nearing the peak in their cycles, renters who reinvest their money have an increasingly better chance at creating wealth than individuals who purchase a home, according to the latest ...

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May 28, 2018

Renting vs. Buying a Home

The Truth Behind Renting vs Buying in Today's Market

Are you doing the math these days around renting versus buying a home? Trying to decide if you can afford to buy? If so, there are a number of key factors to consider in making your decision.

Rent vs Buy Info

Things to Consider ...

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April 1, 2018

Guide to Searching for a Home Online

Maximizing the Web in Your Real Estate Search

Before selecting a real estate agent or buying a home, most consumers head to the Internet first. Researching homes and real estate agents online can get you ahead of the game when it comes to narrowing down your options. But with so ...

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March 18, 2018

Learn About the Home Buying Process

Reading Recommendations for First Home Buyers

by Eric Slifkin, Realtor, CRS, ABR, CIPS

If you’re ready to jump off the sidelines and into the housing market, check out these books on my Amazon store:

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Featured Publications to Help Ease the Home Buying Process

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March 9, 2018

The Home Buyer’s Guide to Getting Mortgage Ready

The Home Buyer’s Guide to Getting Mortgage Ready

The Home Buyer’s Guide to Getting Mortgage Ready

Don’t wait until you’re ready to move to start preparing financially to buy a home.

 

If you’re like the vast majority of home buyers, you will choose to finance your purchase with a mortgage loan. By preparing in advance, you can ...

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March 2, 2018

Buying a Home? How to Keep it Simple

Real Estate Tips and Topics

If you’re ready to jump off the sidelines and into the housing market, the following steps will make the home-buying process a little easier to navigate:


1. Find a reputable real estate agent to help you identify the best home for you. An experienced agent will save you time ...

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Feb. 22, 2018

How Much Home Can You Really Afford?

WRITTEN BY JAYMI NACIRI

 

 

So, you're getting ready to buy your first home, and you feel like you're at the mercy of the market. And your mortgage lender. In some ways, it might even feel like they're working against each other - especially if you're ...

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Feb. 3, 2018

Online Real Estate Search Tips

Maximizing the Web in Your Real Estate Search

Before selecting a real estate agent or buying a home, most consumers head to the Internet first. Researching homes and real estate agents online can get you ahead of the game when it comes to narrowing down your options. But with so ...

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Jan. 2, 2018

Home Buying: Negotiating Repairs

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Negotiating Repairs with an AS IS Contract

Buying a new home? Your home inspection may reveal defects that you feel should be the seller's responsibility to fix. If your purchase agreement was written on "as is" contract this will typically involve some negotiation, as the seller is typically not ...

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Nov. 28, 2017

The Ultimate List of Homebuyer Tips

We surveyed several hundred real estate professionals and industry experts to determine the top home buying tips they would recommend to their clients.

Home Buying Tips

The Ultimate List of Homebuyer Tips

by Andy Fulton on April 21, 2014

Get a Home Inspection Get a home inspection to evaluate the safety and overall ...

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