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Posted on 07/15/2022
5 Things to Consider When Purchasing a Stick-Built Home
When you have a house built on your land, this is known as a stick-built home. These homes are considered traditional compared to modular or prefabricated houses that are built elsewhere and transported to your property. If you’ve been thinking of having a stick built house constructed on your land, it’s important to learn as much about them...
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Posted on 06/10/2022
Getting preapproved for a mortgage: The basics
Getting preapproved for a mortgage is an essential part of the home-buying process. While it’s possible to wait before securing your financing, there are major benefits to getting preapproval early. For more information about preapproval, here are the basics to consider: When to get preapproval It’s recommended that would-be homebuyers obtain a preapproval letter from a mortgage lender...
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Posted on 05/06/2022
3 Major Advantages to Home Ownership
If you’re trying to determine whether it’s better to own or rent a home, there are many factors to consider. Both options have their merits and downsides. Owning a home might seem like the more overwhelming choice of the two, yet there are lots of reasons to consider it. Here are some of the major benefits to home...
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Posted on 03/18/2022
Comparing home insurance inspections & standard home inspections
What’s the difference between a home insurance inspection and a standard home inspection? While homeowners might be familiar with the idea of home inspections in general, it’s crucial to know how an insurance inspection can differ. Here is a basic guide comparing home insurance inspections and standard inspections: Who requires it? Home insurance inspections are required and carried...
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Posted on 12/10/2021
First-Time Homebuyer: Remember This Key Checklist
You've gotten an offer accepted on your first home. The appraisal and inspection came back fine. Now, all that's left to do is eagerly await your closing date. This is the day when you will sign all the paperwork that makes your first home purchase official! So, what should you expect as you prepare for this big day?...
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Posted on 11/19/2021
Home Inspection: What to Expect When Buying Your First Home
Are you buying your first home? If so, don't skip out on your opportunity to have a home inspection done before you close. By having a better understanding of what home inspections are and what they entail, you can protect yourself as a first-time homebuyer. What Does a Home Inspection Entail? A home inspection involves hiring a professional...
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Posted on 10/08/2021
New Construction: 5 Tips for a Seamless New Home Build
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels When you're buying a new construction home, you might feel like there are too many choices and things to consider. But choosing a new construction company and watching them build your new home from the dirt up can be a very enjoyable experience. These five tips can help you get the most...
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Posted on 05/21/2021
Building a Home? Here's How Much to Put Down
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels Most people who decide to build a new house plan on financing the construction via one of the multiple financing options available. However, the size of the down payment depends on what type of loan is taken out for the project. The following is a breakdown of what different loan programs commonly...
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