2015

  • Specialized Luxury Home Inspections

    Buying a luxury home for sale means buying a home with more amenities than a traditional home. Because of this, specialized inspections must be completed to ensure all of those amenities are in good condition and won't be needing any repairs. What specialized inspections should you consider? Pools and Spas During a pool and spa inspection, the inspector will look over several elements, including: Protective Elements – The enclosure around the pool including the gates, fence and screens.
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  • First-Time Homebuyer? Avoid These House Hunting Mistakes

    Finding your first home can be a daunting process. There's so much to consider, from the number of bedrooms you want to the type of mortgage you plan on taking out. Many first-time homebuyers get so wrapped up in this process that they make a few mistakes that cost them either time, money, or the house of their dreams along the way. Below, you can learn about some mistakes to avoid making when it comes to finding your first home.
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  • How Can You Get A Home Loan With No Money Down?

    Buying a house is a dream of many Americans, yet many people find that it is too difficult to save up enough money for a down payment, and end up not buying a home because of this. But did you know that you might be able to buy a house even if you do not have any money to use as a down payment? Here are two important factors that you must meet in order to get a 100% home loan.
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  • 3 Circumstances Where You Should Hire A Property Management Company

    Renting out their property is a great option for many people right now.  Since mortgage lenders have become stricter, there are more people who can't qualify for a home loan and are renting. This means that you could make a good deal on your property if you choose to rent it out. Some people wonder if they should hire a property management company. Here are a couple situations where you should definitely hire a property management company.
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  • Learn How To Make The Most Of Your Vacation Rental

    Owning a vacation rental property can be a great way to make extra money and have your home paid off in a timely manner. You can rent out your home during times when your family will not be in it and use the money toward the principle on your mortgage loan. Use the following guide to learn a few tips to ensure that you get as many renters as you possibly can to ensure that renting out the home turns out to be a very lucrative endeavor for you.
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  • Tips To Make Your Dog A Perfect Tenant

    According to the Companion Animal Renters Study which was conducted by FIREPAW, Inc., only 9% of available housing allows all companion animals to live onsite without size or breed restrictions. This can make it seem impossible for pet owners to find suitable living arrangements for the entire family. But, there are things you can do to make your own dog a more desirable tenant. With responsible teamwork, you and your pet can be living in a new place in no time.
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  • What Real Estate Agents Want You To Know About Your Credit Score

    A real estate's main job is to show you homes you might want to buy, but their job isn't complete until the sale is finalized. Part of completing the sale is getting you approved for a mortgage, and for that, you need a strong credit score. Here's what they want you to know so that your score is as high as possible. Applying for New Credit Can Cost You Big
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