All Posts in Tag: first-time buyer


Why is Buying a House so PAINFUL?

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to buy a house in 2018? Good idea, and you’re ready to finally take the plunge! Yet you are still putting it off. Why? Because it’s just One. More. Thing. It’s now just one more thing on your to-do list. How many websites do you scour daily? How…

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5 Things You Need to Know Before You Purchase

Thinking of buying your first home? Wondering where to start? There are five critical considerations to keep in mind before you get in the car and start shopping homes. These items address your lifestyle, financial health and ongoing costs of home ownership. And they need to be thoughtfully considered before you purchase your first home…or…

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Down Payment Myths DEBUNKED

4 Common Down Payment Myths There are many myths around the home buying process, probably because it has changed drastically over the years. Down payment myths are certainly on the list! Confusion and misconceptions surrounding down payment requirements may be one of the greatest barriers to home ownership, according to the National Association of REALTORS®….

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New Year’s Resolutions?

Now that we are at the end of January, are you on track with your New Year’s Resolutions? Did you, like many others, decide that this year, for sure, you are going to purchase a home and stop renting? Oh, yeah. 😉 I know, I know. Fortunately, I have a link to get you started, compliments…

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It’s Official: It’s Now Cheaper to Own a Home Than to Rent It

Sometimes what happens in Vegas doesn’t stay in Vegas. This Wall Street Journal article out last week compiles information from Reis, Inc, a real estate research firm, a Deutsche Bank housing analyst, Zelman & Associates and brokers across the country. “Conditions are “overwhelming in the favor of buying now. It is unequivocal.” Locally, we are…

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